Adam Smith Megan Snyder

Born: June 16, 1723 Died: July 17, 1790

Dates

The Theory of Moral Sentiments - 1759

The Wealth of Nations - 1776

Area of Contribution

Economic area and Laissez-faire capitalism

Major Concepts

In his famous book; The Wealth of Nations; he wrote about how things should be and bashed on how things were in the 18th century.

He used laissez-faire idea; which means "let it alone"; and he thinks that the government should leave business alone.

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