AdamSmithWorks Reading Groups

AdamSmithWorks is pleased to offer Reading Groups on a variety of topics related to Adam Smith. Our Reading Groups are designed to gather individuals interested in serious and civil discussion.

Online Reading Groups: #SmithWorksReads

Our online-only reading groups conducted via our Facebook discussion group and using the hashtag #SmithWorksReads.

Join us for our next Online Reading Group: Adam Smith: His Life, Thought, and Legacy

Join us in our #SmithWorksReads Facebook group for a three week conversation on Professor Ryan Hanley's edited volume.

Week of September 7: Essays 1-13
Week of September 14: Essays 14-23
Week of September 21: Essays 24-32

Virtual Reading Groups (VRGs)

Each Virtual Reading Group will focus on a particular Smithian topic, and a common set of readings will form the basis for our weekly discussions. Each group is facilitated by a professional moderator and is conducted via the Zoom online platform.

Participation is offered at no-cost, and there is no need to be an expert on the topic for discussion! In fact, these reading groups are designed to be appropriate for people engaging with Adam Smith for the first time as well as for established Smith enthusiasts. The only requirement is that participants be eager to read and engage in conversation.

Participants who successfully complete all sessions will receive an e-gift certificate from!

October VRG: David Hume: Essays Moral, Political, and Literary with Professor Lynne Kiesling

Join us for three one-hour discussion sessions to engage with six of Hume's essays. Space is limited, and we request that you register ONLY is you can attend all three sessions.

Click here to register.

Schedule of Sessions and Readings:

Tuesday, October 6 (3-4pm EST): David Hume's Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary

Tuesday, October 13 (3-4pm EST): David Hume's Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary

Tuesday, October 20 (3-4pm EST): David Hume's Essays, Moral, Political, and Literary

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