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    david

    First time I’ve ever seen Smith reviewed without mention of the ‘invisible hand’, but it’s an effective way of focusing on the other elements of Wealth of Nations. If you haven’t seen his Theory of Moral Sentiments, it’s worth a look for the (supposedly) missing element of morality in Wealth of Nations. Anyway, nice, thoughtful review.

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Daryl has a Bachelor’s degree in History from Royal Holloway University of London. He has always had a strong interest in writing, particularly about history, politics, the environment or culture. Originally from London, he currently lives in Riga, Latvia. Alongside history he has a strong interest in environmental and political issues. He enjoys travelling, slowly learning how to speak Latvian and exploring the country’s distinct culture. His other passion is music. He has worked as a writer on the subject, as well as being a musician himself. Daryl is interested in cultural, social and political history. He is fascinated by the role of cultural objects, whether novels, visual arts, events, music or even a past society’s reading of history, as means to reflect on times and people. His particular period of interest is modern history and he is keenly interested in the relationship between mainstream and counter cultures.

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