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Adam Smith
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considered the father of modern economics for describing unintended benefits of competitive markets; also significant writings in moral philosophy (1723-1790)
  • I remember when we were all reading Adam Smith.
    Book 1 — Miss Brooke (9% in)
  • It won't do, you know, breaking machines: everything must go on—trade, manufactures, commerce, interchange of staples—that kind of thing—since Adam Smith, that must go on.
    Book 5 — The Dead Hand (73% in)

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