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Adam Smith and the ClassicsThe Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought$
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Gloria Vivenza

Print publication date: 2001

Print ISBN-13: 9780198296669

Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2003

DOI: 10.1093/0198296665.001.0001

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The Natural Philosophy in Smith's Essays

The Natural Philosophy in Smith's Essays

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(p.9) 1 The Natural Philosophy in Smith's Essays
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Adam Smith and the Classics
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Gloria Vivenza (Contributor Webpage)

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Oxford University Press
DOI:10.1093/0198296665.003.0002

Deals with Adam Smith's juvenile essays on natural philosophy, and shows that some of Smith's methodological principles were partially grounded on ancient theories.

The content of the chapter analyses both Smith's historical reconstruction of the ancient doctrines, and the classical heritage in his own scientific and methodological approach.

Keywords:   appearances, astronomy, connection, hypotheses, metaphysics, method, nature, physics, system, wonder

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