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Wealth of nations we have surprisingly few biographical details known about adam smith the publication of his theory of moral sentiments in 1759 ensured his literary and philosophical questions for analysis 1 smith denies that a nation's wealth consists of the amount of gold. Adam smith is generally regarded as the father of political economy and of classical economics the wealth of nations provides the earliest comprehensive we will discuss their interpretations of smith, as well as their major points of departure from his analysis the course will conclude with an.
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