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Biographical memoir of Adam Smith.

Dugald Stewart

Biographical memoir of Adam Smith.

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Published by A.M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Adam, 1723-1790,
  • Robertson, William, 1721-1793,
  • Reid, Thomas, 1710-1796

  • Edition Notes

    SeriesThe Adam Smith library
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsCT821 .S7 1966
    The Physical Object
    Paginationclxxvii, 338 p.
    Number of Pages338
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5985731M
    LC Control Number66015560
    OCLC/WorldCa806887

    Smith’s father was a strong Christian but, at Oxford, Smith appears to have lost interest in the Christian church, professing beliefs that could be interpreted as Deist (Belief in personal God similar to some of the founding fathers of US). Citation: Pettinger, Tejvan. “Biography of Adam Smith”, Oxford, UK.


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