Shelf Life

Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Daryl Paranada Dec 15, 2010

Title: Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life

Author: Nicholas Phillipson

Publisher: Yale University Press

Type: Non Fiction

Released: October 5, 2010

Length: 368 pages

Adam Smith, author of “The Wealth of Nations,” is celebrated as the founder of modern economics. This biography traces the life of the Scottish academic and philosopher.

  • Adam Smith: An Enlightened Life on Amazon Buy it Now

There’s a lot happening in the world.  Through it all, Marketplace is here for you. 

You rely on Marketplace to break down the world’s events and tell you how it affects you in a fact-based, approachable way. We rely on your financial support to keep making that possible. 

Your donation today powers the independent journalism that you rely on. For just $5/month, you can help sustain Marketplace so we can keep reporting on the things that matter to you.  

Need some Econ 101?

Our new Marketplace Crash Course is here to help. Sign-up for free, learn at your own pace.