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  • Seth Adam Smith

    All of us feel trapped, stuck, or unable to move forward in life at some point. What is it that's holding us back? According to Seth Adam Smith, it's who, not what. Ultimately, the greatest obstacle to achieving your full potential is you. But you are also the solution to your greatest problem. This book combats a destructive mind-set that we all sometimes fall into: I can't change. I am the victim of my circumstances, and I am confined by my personal limitations. This philosophy, though intangible, destroys more dreams and limits more lives than any actual, physical obstacle. To show us how to overcome this philosophy of fear, Smith draws on literature, history, and his personal...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith es un filósofo escocés y economista de la Ilustración. Permanece en la historia como el padre de la economía moderna, cuya obra principal, La Riqueza de las Naciones, es uno de los textos fundadores del liberalismo económico. Este texto inspiró a los siguientes grandes economistas, a los que Carlos Marx llamaría 'clásicos' y que establecieron los grandes principios del liberalismo económico. La mayoría de los economistas lo consideran 'el padre de la economía política'. Estas 100 citas pretenden dar acceso a una vida ejemplar y sorprendente o a una obra monumental a través de una selección de sus pensamientos más sorprendentes, en un formato accesible para todos....read more

  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith é um filósofo e economista escocês do Iluminismo. Ele permanece na história como o pai da economia moderna, cuja obra principal, A Riqueza das Nações, é um dos textos fundadores do liberalismo económico. Este texto inspirou os seguintes grandes economistas, aqueles a quem Karl Marx chamaria 'clássicos' e que estabeleceram os grandes princípios do liberalismo económico. A maioria dos economistas consideram-no 'o pai da economia política'. Estas 100 citações visam dar acesso a uma vida exemplar e espantosa ou a uma obra monumental através de uma selecção dos seus pensamentos mais marcantes, num formato acessível a todos. Uma citação é mais do que um excerto de...read more

  • Seth Adam Smith

    In this audio book, Seth Adam Smith expands on the philosophy behind his extraordinarily popular blog post "Marriage Isn't for You"-which received over 30 million hits and has been translated into over twenty languages-and shares how living for others can enrich every aspect of your life, just as it has his. With a mix of humor, candor, and compassion, he reveals how, years before his marriage, his self-obsession led to a downward spiral of addiction and depression, culminating in a suicide attempt at the age of twenty. Reflecting on the love and support he experienced in the aftermath, as well as on the lessons he learned from a difficult missionary stint in Russia, his time as a youth...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Supermoney focuses on the organizational and institutional impact of money and how it moves through society. 'The green stuff in your wallet is not the real money,' writes 'Smith.' There is a superior currency which Smith christens 'Supercurrency' -- income that has been sent through the prism of the markets. Between the earners of income and the holders of the Supercurrency is a tremendous gap -- one that leads people instinctively to the market. All investors need to learn the nature of the Supercurrency. Its power has bent the course of American business and even the seemingly precise numbers of accounting. Supermoney recounts the crisis weekends in 1970 when the market mechanism barely...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Adam Smith (1723–1790) was a Scottish social philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Smith is the author of The Theory of Moral Sentiments and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations. The latter, usually abbreviated as The Wealth of Nations, is considered his magnum opus and the first modern work of economics. It earned him an enormous reputation and would become one of the most influential works on economics ever published. Smith is widely cited as the father of modern economics and capitalism. Smith studied social philosophy at the University of Glasgow and the University of Oxford. After graduating, he...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Written in 1759 by Scottish philosopher and political economist Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments provides much of the foundation for the ideas in his later works, most notably in The Wealth of Nations. Through this initial text, Smith expresses his general system of morals, exploring the propriety of action, reward and punishment, sense of duty, and the effect of numerous factors on moral sentiment. In so doing, Smith devised innovative theories on virtues, conscience, and moral judgment that are still relevant and accessible today. Though somewhat surprising to find a philosopher of Smith's abilities discussing aspects such as luck and sympathy and how they affect self-image or...read more

  • Adam Smith

    The foundation for all modern economic thought and political economy, The Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of Scottish economist Adam Smith, who introduces the world to the very idea of economics and capitalism in the modern sense of the words. Smith details his argument in five books: Book I. Of the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Power of Labour Book II. Of the Nature, Accumulation, and Employment of Stock Introduction Book III. Of the Different Progress of Opulence in Different Nations Book IV. Of Systems of Political Economy Book V. Of the Revenue of the Sovereign or Commonwealth Taken together, these books form a giant leap forward in the field of economics. A...read more

  • Adam Smith

    It was Adam Smith (1723–1790) who first established economics as a separate branch of knowledge, and many would say his work has never been surpassed. The Wealth of Nations, which appeared in 1776, is the definitive text for all who believe that economic decisions are best left to markets, not governments. At the heart of Smith’s doctrine is an optimistic view of the effects of self-interest. Though each individual seeks only personal gain, the collective result is increased prosperity, which benefits society as a...read more

  • Adam Smith

    It was Adam Smith (1723'90) who first established economics as a separate branch of knowledge, and many would say his work has never been surpassed. The Wealth of Nations, which appeared in 1776, is the definitive text for all who believe that economic decisions are best left to markets, not governments. At the heart of Smith's doctrine is an optimistic view of the effects of self-interest. Though each individual seeks only personal gain, the collective result is increased prosperity, which benefits society as a...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Book 1: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9, 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely considered to be the first modern work in the field of...read more

  • Adam Smith

    An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9, 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely considered to be the first modern work in the field of economics. (Introduction from...read more

  • Adam Smith

    An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations is the magnum opus of the Scottish economist Adam Smith, published on March 9, 1776 during the Scottish Enlightenment. It is a clearly written account of political economy at the dawn of the Industrial Revolution, and is widely considered to be the first modern work in the field of economics. (from...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Familiarize-se com os filósofos mais importantes do século XVIII através de uma cuidadosa selecção de 500 citações, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho. Descubra novos aspectos ou aprofunde-se nos pensamentos de Adam Smith, Denis Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Nicolas de Chamfort, Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, para expandir a sua mente e conhecimento sobre a nossa...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Familiarícese con los filósofos más importantes del siglo XVIII a través de una cuidadosa selección de 500 citas que introducen sus principales ideas y delinean la estructura de su trabajo con claridad. Descubra nuevos aspectos o profundice en los pensamientos de Adam Smith, Denis Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Nicolas de Chamfort, Pierre Augustin Caron de Beaumarchais, para expandir su mente y conocimiento sobre nuestra...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Familiarize-se com os escritores mais importantes do século XVIII através de uma cuidadosa selecção de 600 citações, introduzindo as suas principais ideias e delineando com clareza a estrutura do seu trabalho. Descubra novos aspectos ou aprofunde os pensamentos de Adam Smith, Montesquieu, Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Rousseau, Beaumarchais, para expandir a sua mente e conhecimento sobre a nossa...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Familiarícese con los escritores más importantes del siglo XVIII a través de una cuidadosa selección de 600 citas que introducen sus principales ideas y delinean la estructura de su trabajo con claridad. Descubra nuevos aspectos o profundice en los pensamientos de Adam Smith, Montesquieu, Diderot, Georg Christoph Lichtenberg, Rousseau, Beaumarchais, para expandir su mente y conocimiento sobre nuestra...read more

  • Adam Smith

    "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortunes of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." (from The Theory of Moral Sentiments) ...read more

  • Adam Smith

    First published in 1776, this work is the classic statement of economic liberalism or the policy of laissez-faire and is widely considered on of the hundred greatest books of all time. Several fundamental principles or “axioms” were introduced in this work, including the division of labor, supply and demand, and free market capitalism as some of the most obvious. Smith’s political economy is primarily individualistic: self-interest is the incentive for economic action. However, he shows that universal pursuit of self-interest contributes to the public interest, a concept probably best encapsulated by John F. Kennedy when he remarked, “a rising tide raises all...read more

  • Adam Smith

    Eight fantastic new adventures in space and time with the Doctor and his companions, featuring stories from many of Doctor Who's most popular authors... and read by your favourite Big Finish...read more