David Bourget (Western Ontario)
David Chalmers (ANU, NYU)
Rafael De Clercq
Jack Alan Reynolds
Learn more about PhilPapers
In Knud Haakonssen (ed.), The Cambridge Companion to Adam Smith. Cambridge University Press (2006)
Adam Smith’s lasting fame certainly does not come from his work on language. He published very little on this topic and he is not usually mentioned in standard histories of linguistics or the philosophy of language. His most elaborate publication on the subject is a 1761 monograph on the origin and development of languages (FoL). Smith’s monograph joins a long list of speculative work on this then fashionable topic (cf. Hewes 1975, 1996). The fact that he later included it as an appendix to his successful..
|Keywords||No keywords specified (fix it)|
|Categories||categorize this paper)|
Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
|Through your library|
References found in this work BETA
No references found.
Citations of this work BETA
No citations found.
Similar books and articles
Pete Clarke (2007). Adam Smith, Religion and the Scottish Enlightenment. In Geoff Cockfield, Ann Firth & John Laurent (eds.), New Perspectives on Adam Smith's the Theory of Moral Sentiments. E. Elgar. 47--65.
Knud Haakonssen (ed.) (2006). The Cambridge Companion to Adam Smith. Cambridge University Press.
Gloria Vivenza (2001). Adam Smith and the Classics: The Classical Heritage in Adam Smith's Thought. OUP Oxford.
James E. Alvey (2007). The 'New View' of Adam Smith and the Development of His Views Over Time. In Geoff Cockfield, Ann Firth & John Laurent (eds.), New Perspectives on Adam Smith's the Theory of Moral Sentiments. E. Elgar.
Jack Weinstein, Adam Smith's Marketplace of Life, by James R. Otteson. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2002. Pp. 352. H/B £50.00, $70.00, P/B £19.95, $26.00. [REVIEW]
Added to index2009-01-28
Total downloads14 ( #107,260 of 1,096,391 )
Recent downloads (6 months)3 ( #84,309 of 1,096,391 )
How can I increase my downloads?