Adam Smith’s Natural Prices, the Gravitation Metaphor, and the Purposes of Nature

Economic Thought 3 (1):42 (2014)

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Adam Smith’s ‘natural price’ has long been interpreted as a ‘normal price’ or ‘centre of gravitation price’ based on the famous gravitation metaphor of the Wealth of Nations I.vii, natural in the sense that it is the price that would … More ›
Keywords Adam Smith   Piero Sraffa   natural price   normal price   nature   gravitation
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