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Politics in Commercial Society

Jean-Jacques Rousseau and Adam Smith

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ISBN 9780674967700

Publication Date: 06/09/2015


160 pages

6-1/8 x 9-1/4 inches


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  • Acknowledgments
  • Editors’ Introduction
  • A Note on the Text
  • 1. Commercial Sociability: The Jean-Jacques Rousseau Problem
  • 2. Commercial Sociability: The Adam Smith Problem
  • 3. Histories of Government: Which Comes First, Judges or the Law?
  • 4. Histories of Government: Republics, Inequality, and Revolution?
  • 5. Political Economy: Markets, Households, and Invisible Hands
  • 6. Political Economy: Nationalism, Emulation, and War
  • Index

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