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Adam"s Fallacy

A Guide to Economic Theology

by Duncan K. Foley

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Published by Belknap Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Economics - General,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Economics - Theory,
  • Business & Economics / General,
  • 1723-1790.,
  • Economics,
  • Inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations,
  • Philosophy,
  • Smith, Adam,

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages288
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7691801M
    ISBN 100674023099
    ISBN 109780674023093

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Waterman, St John’s College, Winnipeg. Presumably this book was sent to me for review because of its sub-title. Adam’s fallacy is the attempt to separate the economic sphere of life, in which the pursuit of self-interest is led by the invisible hand of the market to a socially beneficial outcome, from the rest of social life, in which the pursuit of self-interest is morally problematic and has to be weighed against other ends.

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