portrait of Adam Smith by J. Tassie

Portrait Medallion of Adam Smith by James Tassie (1735-1799). National Galleries of Scotland.

Introductory material


Smith’s own words

Reputation and Influence


Recent Scholarly Studies

Rasmussen, Dennis C.. The Infidel and the Professor: David Hume, Adam Smith, and the Friendship That Shaped Modern Thought. Princeton: Princeton University Press, 2019.

Schliesser, Eric. Adam Smith: Systematic Philosophy and Public Thinker. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 2018.

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Last modified 7 May 2019