The Wealth of Nations

The Wealth of Nations

Part 2

Downloadable Audiobook - 2007
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First published in 1776, this work is the classic statement of economic liberalism or the policy of laissez-faire. 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 boats."
Publisher: [United States] :, Knowledge Products, Incorporated :, Made available through hoopla,, 2007.
Edition: Unabridged.
ISBN: 9781433237713
1433237717
Branch Call Number: eAudiobook hoopla
Characteristics: 1 online resource (1 audio file (2hr., 30 min.)) :,digital.
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