Adam Smith: Major Liuminaries Of The Nineteenth Century Scottish Enlightenment

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Benefits of exchange

Adam Smith was one of the major luminaries of the eighteenth century Scottish Enlightenment. His The Wealth of Nations became the bible of nineteenth century liberals, and twentieth century conservatives are similarly animated by his vision of the beneficent results of the free marketplace. Adam Smith had big ideas that included the “Invisible Hand, Trade, & The Division of Labor.” The invisible hand was to help correct the system by the laws that were governed for supply and demand so people can have self-interest. This idea was to help adjust prices and meet the needs of the market because of the invisible hand. The 2nd big idea was trade because whatever is applied to individual will be applied to the national because
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