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essays on philosophical subjects

Essays on Philosophical Subjects By Adam Smith
Edited by W. P. D. Wightman and
J. C. Bryce

Economics Glasgow Edition o...

Reflecting Adam Smith’s wide learning and varied interests, these essays shed considerable light on his place in the Scottish Enlightenment. Included are histories of astronomy, ancient logic, and ancient physics; essays on the “imitative” arts and the affinity between music, dancing, and poetry; and a critical review of Samuel Johnson’s famous Dictionary, which Smith originally published in the Edinburgh Review (1755–1756).

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