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Will the Real Adam Smith Please Stand Up?

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On March 11, 2015, Liberty Fund and Ball State University a special live edition of EconTalk, "Will the Real Adam Smith Please Stand Up?" Vernon Smith and James Otteson talk with EconTalk host Russ Roberts about Adam Smith in front of a live audience at Ball State University. Topics discussed include Smith's view of human nature, the relevance of Smith for philosophy and economics today, and the connection between Smith's two books, The Theory of Moral Sentiments and The Wealth of Nations.

Additional materials, including an audio file and links for further reading, are available at Video at Youtube.

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Amy Willis writes:

If you're interested in further exploring the ideas in this LIVE episode, or using this episode in an instructional setting, you might be interested in the corresponding EconTalk Extra:


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