Ideas of Adam Smith, by Theme

[British, 1723 - 1790, Born in Glasgow. Studied at Oxford. Professor at Glasgow. Also based in Edinburgh.]

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22. Metaethics / B. The Good / 1. Goodness / i. Moral luck
A carelessly thrown brick is condemned much more if it hits someone [Harman]
23. Ethics / B. Contract Ethics / 1. Contractarianism
People prepare our dinner from their own self-interest, not from humanity
25. Society / D. Political Doctrines / 12. Capitalism
Selfish profit-seeking increases collective wealth, so greed is good, and egoism is altruism [Harari]