Born: June 16, 1723 Died: July 17, 1790
The Theory of Moral Sentiments - 1759
The Wealth of Nations - 1776
Area of Contribution
Economic area and Laissez-faire capitalism
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.