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THE IMITATIVE ARTS: SOME FUN WITH ADAM SMITH’S ARTISTIC OPINIONS

Maryann Corbett for AdamSmithWorks

In his essay on the arts, Smith says much that now looks wrong, but his questionable claims might be the most interesting things he has to say.

The Unexpected Joy of Sharing Sadness

Shal Marriott for AdamSmithWorks


There are many lessons to be taken away from The Theory of Moral Sentiments... Yet an unexpected but important takeaway, is that we all should take a little bit more time to be sad.