Dan Klein on Adam Smith

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Daniel B Klein is Professor of Economics at George Mason University and Associate Fellow of the Ratio Institute. He is also a renowned scholar on the liberal tradition of Adam Smith.

On May 31 he gave a lecture at Ratio entitled ”Adam Smith – An Overview of his Work and Vision”. Klein focused on the lesser known book by the 18th century moral philosopher, Theory of Moral Sentiments, arguing that its key idea is one of liberty, voluntarism, and the degovernmentalization of social affairs.