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dc.contributor.authorDow, Alexanderen_UK
dc.contributor.authorDow, Sheilaen_UK
dc.contributor.editorBarnett, Ven_UK
dc.relationDow A & Dow S (2014) Scotland. In: Barnett V (ed.) Routledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thought. London: Routledge, pp. 38-47.
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dc.subjectFirst paragraph: The history of Scottish economic thought holds a special place in the history of global economic thought since the central figure, Adam Smith, has been identified by many as the ‘father’ of modern economics. But Scottish economic thought consists of much more than the work of Smith, and Smith himself cannot be fully understood independently of his Scottish context. Further, while the eighteenth century saw the most important contributions to economic thought, the tradition of which Smith was a part continued for a time. It was then revived in the late nineteenth century, continuing through to the twentieth century, although with ever-diminishing impact on the discipline. In what follows we set out the cultural and business background particularly in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries in which the Scottish tradition was moulded. Special emphasis is placed on Scottish enlightenment philosophy, of which the newly-emerging political economy was a producten_UK
dc.subjectDavid Hume and Adam Smith made their pioneering contributions to economics on the basis of their philosophy. We proceed to provide an account of the main economic ideas emerging from this tradition. But we emphasise particularly the approach taken to economics on the grounds that it is this which most clearly distinguishes the history of Scottish thought. Finally we bring the account forward to the present day, with a separate discussion of how the Scottish tradition was disseminated elsewhere.en_UK
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dc.rights.embargoreason[2014 Scotland final edited.pdf] Publisher requires embargo of 18 months after formal publication.en_UK
dc.type.statusAM - Accepted Manuscripten_UK
dc.citation.btitleRoutledge Handbook of the History of Global Economic Thoughten_UK
dc.contributor.affiliationUniversity of Victoriaen_UK
rioxxterms.typeBook chapteren_UK
local.rioxx.authorDow, Alexander|en_UK
local.rioxx.authorDow, Sheila|0000-0001-9969-197Xen_UK
local.rioxx.projectInternal Project|University of Stirling|
local.rioxx.contributorBarnett, V|en_UK
local.rioxx.filename2014 Scotland final edited.pdfen_UK
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