Adam Smith and Law
The essays selected for this volume highlight the contributions of Adam Smith to our understanding of law and jurisprudence. The collection provides a detailed and overarching analysis of Smith’s work related to law and shows how Smith connected jurisprudence to moral philosophy and to economics. In this regard, the volume is unique and stands out in comparison to the many books which explore Smith’s contributions to economics.
Contributions to this volume form the core of an essential research collection on Adam Smith and law by reproducing key works of scholarship in a form that permits the user to authoritatively cite the original publications; maintaining the original pagination and references.
Contents: Introduction, Robin Paul MalloyPart I General Principles of JurisprudenceAdam Smith and jurisprudence, C.A. CookeAdam Smith on law, Neil MacCormickAdam Smith's jurisprudence - between morality and economics, Peter SteinAdam Smith on justice, rights, and law, David LiebermanAdam Smith and the law, Fabrizio SimonPart II Securing JusticeAdam Smith and the role of the courts in securing justice and liberty, John W. CairnsAdam Smith's treatment of criminal law, J. Ralph LindgrenAdam Smith on delictual liability, Kenneth A.B. MackinnonAdam Smith's historical jurisprudence and the 'method of the civilians', Ernest MetzgerPart III Moral Foundations and Historical InfluenceAdam Smith and 'the most sacred rules of justice', Christel FrickeOn the role of positive law in humankind's evolution, Jerry EvenskyThe importance of Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations in English history, W.S. HoldsworthAdam Smith at the constitutional convention, Iain Mclean and Scot M. PetersonPart IV Contemporary PerspectivesAdam Smith and the economy as a system of power, Warren J. SamuelsModern natural law meets the market: the case of Adam Smith, Amit RonLimited liability and the wealth of 'uncivilised nations': Adam Smith and the limited to the European enlightenment, Hugh GoodacreFreeing Smith from the 'free market': on the misperception of Adam Smith on the economic role of government, Warren J. Samuels and Steven G. MedemaThe neglected agent: justice, power and distribution in Adam Smith, Amos Wiztum and Jeffrey T. YoungPart V 'Appearances' in the Courts of the United StatesAdam Smith, collusion and 'right' at the Supreme Court, David M. Levy and Sandra J. PeartAdam Smith in the courts of the United States, Robin Paul MalloyIndex.
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