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A sketch of a Adam Smith facing to the right
Born5 June 1723 OS
Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland
Died17 July 1790 (aged 67)
Notable work(s)The Wealth of Nations
Main interestsPolitical philosophy, ethics, economics
Notable ideasClassical economics,
modern free market,
division of labour,
the "invisible hand"
Adam Smith (5 June 1723 OS (16 June 1723 NS) – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759), and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776). The latter, usually abbreviated as The Wealth of Nations, is considered his magnum opus and the first modern...