Wednesday, September 26, 2018 7:00 PM
Adam Smith is now widely regarded as the greatest economist of all time. But what he really thought, and the implications of his ideas, remain fiercely contested. Was he an eloquent advocate of capitalism and individual freedom? A prime mover of "market fundamentalism"? An apologist for human selfishness? Or something else entirely? In "Adam Smith," political philosopher Jesse Norman dispels the myths and caricatures and provides a far more complex portrait of the man.