The Ambitious, Accommodative Adam Smith
By Salim Rashid
This article appeared in the Summer 1997 issue of The Independent Review


Although famous for articulating a radical system of “natural liberty,” Adam Smith often diluted his message and curried favor with the political establishment. Hardly a radical, Smith came to the free-market revolution after it had largely been won.

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