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Scottish Enlightenment and Public Governance of the Economic System
Journal of Constitutional History: Constitutional Ideas and Principles of the Scottish Enlightenment
  • Maria Pia Paganelli, Trinity University
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Article
Publication Date
1-1-2010
Abstract

This paper questions the idea that natural, in the natural system of liberty Adam Smith describes, means inevitable, normal, or perfect. For Smith, what is natural in a natural system that governs the economy seems to be a normative prescription.

Citation Information
Paganelli, M. P. (2010). Scottish Enlightenment and Public Governance of the Economic System. Journal of Constitutional History: Constitutional Ideas and Principles of the Scottish Enlightenment, pp. 135-146.