Adam Smith

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Most Influential Person

Scottish moral philosopher and political economist

Why Is Adam Smith Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Adam Smith was a Scottish economist and philosopher who was a pioneer of political economy and key figure during the Scottish Enlightenment. Also known as "The Father of Economics" or "The Father of Capitalism", he wrote two classic works, The Theory of Moral Sentiments and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations . The latter, often abbreviated as The Wealth of Nations, is considered his magnum opus and the first modern work of economics. In his work, Smith introduced his theory of absolute advantage.

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What Are Adam Smith's Academic Contributions?

Adam Smith is most known for their academic work in the field of economics. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of philosophy and literature.

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