(p. xvii) List of Contributors
(p. xvii) List of Contributors
Michael C. Amrozowicz
teaches literature at The State University of New York at Albany. He writes on Adam Smith, James Boswell, and the Scottish Enlightenment. His current projects include work on masculinity and self-interest in Adam Smith's writing and lectures, and a study of Smith's understanding of the development of the novel.
is Professor of Economics in the University of Sydney. He has published extensively on the history of economic thought, including in the European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, the Journal of the History of Economic Thought, History of Economic Ideas, and the History of Economics Review. He is also author of The Science of Wealth: Adam Smith and the Framing of Political Economy (Routledge 2009). Tony Aspromourgos is a founding and continuing member of the Editorial Board of the European Journal of the History of Economic Thought, and is Co-editor of the History of Economics Review.
Christopher J. Berry
is Professor (Emeritus) of Political Theory and Honorary Professorial Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. He is the author of Social Theory of the Scottish Enlightenment (Edinburgh 1997), which is shortly to appear in both Japanese and Chinese translations. Among his other books are The Idea of Luxury (Cambridge 1994; Chinese translation, 2005) and David Hume (Continuum 2009). He is an elected Fellow of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, of which Adam Smith was a founder member. His book The Idea of Commercial Society in the Scottish Enlightenment (Edinburgh) is scheduled to appear in 2013.
is associate professor of Government at Georgetown University. Previously he taught at the University of Chicago, University of Pennsylvania, University of Wisconsin-Madison, and Deep Spring College. He is author of Uncivil Society: The Perils of Pluralism and the Making of Modern Liberalism (Rowman & Littlefield 2004); co-editor of Tocqueville and the Frontiers of Democracy (Cambridge University Press forthcoming 2013); and numerous journal articles and book chapters on the intellectual history of liberalism and civil society.
is Professorial Fellow at Charles Sturt University and Convenor of the Centre for Applied Philosophy and Public Ethics (CAPPE), an Australian Research Council Special Research Centre based at the Australian National University, Charles Sturt University and the University of Melbourne. He was formerly Professor of Law at the Australian National University, Professor of Jurisprudence at the University of (p. xviii) Glasgow, and Professor of Philosophy at the University of Stirling. He is the author of Adam Smith's Science of Morals (Allen and Unwin 1971), The Left and Rights (Routledge 1983), Justice (Macmillan 2001), and Rights: A Critical Introduction (Routledge 2006).
is Barbara E. and Richard J. Franke Distinguished Service Professor in the Department of English at the University of Chicago, where he also serves as Director of the Franke Institute for the Humanities, founding director of the Center for Disciplinary Innovation, and Chair of the Department of Cinema and Media Studies. His recent work includes The Cambridge History of English Romantic Literature (2009) and An Archaeology of Sympathy: The Sentimental Mode in Literature and Cinema (University of Chicago Press forthcoming 2013).
is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Illinois-Chicago. He is the author of On Adam Smith's Wealth of Nations: A Philosophical Companion, (Princeton 2004), and A Third Concept of Liberty: Judgment and Freedom in Kant and Adam Smith (Princeton 1999). From 2006 to 2010, he was President of the International Adam Smith Society.
holds a PhD in philosophy and a habilitation from Heidelberg University, Germany. Since 2003, she has been a professor of philosophy at the University of Oslo, Norway. From 2007–10, she was the founding director of the Centre for the Study of Mind in Nature. Her research focuses on human morality and its natural foundations in a global world, the question how to bridge the gap between a descriptive (psychological or sociological) discourse and a normative discourse about morality. Her recent publications include ‘Intersubjectivity and Objectivity in Adam Smith and Edmund Husserl’ (co-edited with Dagfinn Føllesdal, Ontos Verlag 2012), ‘The Ethics of Forgiveness’ (edited with Routledge 2011) and ‘Adam Smith and the Conditions of a Moral Society’ (co-edited for The Adam Smith Review VI, 2011).
Ryan Patrick Hanley
is Associate Professor of Political Science at Marquette University. He is the author of Adam Smith and the Character of Virtue (Cambridge University Press 2009), and the editor of the Penguin Classics version of The Theory of Moral Sentiments as well as the forthcoming Princeton Guide to Adam Smith (Princeton University Press). He is also the current president of the International Adam Smith Society.
is Professor of English and Humanities at Reed College. She is the author of numerous essays on Adam Smith, Henry Mackenzie, the Scottish Enlightenment cultural context, and late eighteenth- and early nineteenth-century Scottish and English sentimental literature. She is the editor of Mackenzie's The Man of Feeling (Broadview 2005) and is currently at work on a study of Adam Smith's relation to eighteenth-century literary culture.
is Professor of Philosophy at the State University of New York, New Paltz. He has published essays on Bernard Mandeville, Adam Ferguson, and Adam Smith, as (p. xix) well as on topics in business ethics. He is the co-editor, with Vincenzo Merolle, of two volumes of scholarly essays on Adam Ferguson (Pickering & Chatto 2008 and 2009).
teaches political thought and intellectual history in the Department of Politics and International Studies at the University of Cambridge, and is a Fellow of Jesus College, Cambridge. He has published two books, The State of the Political: Conceptions of Politics and the State in the Thought of Max Weber, Carl Schmitt and Franz Neumann (Oxford University Press/The British Academy 2003), and The Propriety of Liberty: Persons, Passions and Judgement in Modern Political Thought (Princeton University Press 2010). He is also the editor of Lineages of Empire (Oxford University Press/The British Academy 2009), a co-editor of the journal Modern Intellectual History, and reviews editor of Max Weber Studies.
is Professor Emeritus, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. Among his works are: Adam Smith's Lost Legacy (Palgrave Macmillan 2005) and Adam Smith: A Moral Philosopher and his Political Economy (Palgrave Macmillan 2008).
is Associate Professor of English at the University of Colorado, Boulder. She specializes in modern and contemporary European intellectual history and in the study of literature in relation to economics, philosophy, and the visual arts. She is the author of Origins and the Enlightenment: Aesthetic Epistemology from Descartes to Kant (Cornell University Press 2004), and the editor of Belgian Memories (Yale French Studies 2002). She has also co-edited (with W. Goetzmann, K. Rouwenhorst, and T. Young) a collection of essay titled ‘The Great Mirror of Folly’: Finance, Culture, and the Crash of 1720 (forthcoming, Yale University Press) She has a Ph.D. in Comparative Literature from New York University and has taught at Reed College, the Brussels Business School (ICHEC), and the Departments of Comparative Literature and French at Yale University.
David M. Levy
is Professor of Economics at George Mason University. He is a Distinguished Fellow of the History of Economics Society. He shares with Sandra Peart directorship of the Summer Institute for the Preservation of the History of Economic Thought.
is Ph.D. in Economics, Cambridge University (King's College). He has published Adam Smith in Context (Palgrave Macmillan 2004), co-edited with Eric Schliesser New Voices on Adam Smith (Routledge 2006) and some articles on Adam Smith and the Scottish Enlightenment. He is currently Dean of the School of Government at Universidad Adolfo Ibáñez, Santiago, Chile.
is Associate Professor of Economics at the University of Rome ‘La Sapienza’. His main research interests are in classical and pre-classical political economy; the surplus approach to economic analysis; Keynesian economics. He is currently engaged in a research project on Keynes's approach to speculation both at a theoretical level and with regard to his activities on commodity markets. He has devoted much attention to the study of the biography of Piero Sraffa and he is preparing an essay on the relationships between Piero Sraffa, Antonio Gramsci, and Tatiana Schucht.
(p. xx) Spencer J. Pack
is Professor of Economics at Connecticut College, New London, Connecticut, USA. He is the author of Reconstructing Marxian Economics: Marx Based Upon a Sraffian Commodity Theory of Value (Praeger 1985); Capitalism as a Moral System: Adam Smith's Critique of the Free Market Economy (Elgar 1991); Aristotle, Adam Smith and Karl Marx: On Some Fundamental Issues in 21st Century Political Economy (Elgar 2010); and various articles in the History of Economic Thought.
Maria Pia Paganelli
is an assistant professor of economics at Trinity University. She works on Adam Smith, David Hume, eighteenth-century monetary theories, and also explores the links between the Scottish Enlightenment and the results from behavioral economics. She won the 2009 European Society of the History of Economic Thought's Best Article of the Year prize.
Sandra J. Peart
is the Dean of the Jepson School of Leadership Studies of the University of Richmond. Her volume, Hayek on Mill: The Mill-Taylor Friendship and Related Writings, will be published by the University of Chicago in 2013. She shares with David Levy directorship of the Summer Institute for the Preservation of the History of Economics.
is a graduate of Aberdeen and Cambridge Universities and taught history at Edinburgh University from 1965 until his retirement in 2004. He is presently Research Fellow in the School of History, Classics, and Archaeology at Edinburgh University. He has held visiting appointments at Princeton, Yale, Tulsa, and the Folger Library, Washington, DC, and has lectured at many major universities in the United States and in Europe. He was the co-director of a major research project on the Science of Man in Scotland. He was a founding editor of Modern Intellectual History from 2003 until 2011. He has written extensively on the history of the Scottish Enlightenment. His most recent publications are Adam Smith; An Enlightened Life (Allen Lane 2010) and David Hume: The Philosopher as Historian (Penguin 2011).
Dennis C. Rasmussen
is Assistant Professor of Political Science at Tufts University. He is the author of The Problems and Promise of Commercial Society: Adam Smith's Response to Rousseau (Pennsylvania State University Press 2008), as well as articles in the American Political Science Review, History of Political Thought, Review of Politics, and the Adam Smith Review. His current book project seeks to defend the Enlightenment against recent complaints about its alleged hegemonic universalism, blind faith in reason, and atomistic individualism, drawing especially on the thought of Hume, Smith, Montesquieu, and Voltaire.
is Professor of Economics at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey, and a Research Associate of the National Bureau of Economic Research. His publications include numerous papers in professional journals, The Free Banking Era: A Re-examination (Ayer & Co. 1975), Drastic Measures: A History of Wage and Price Controls in the (p. xxi) United States (Cambridge 1984), Strategic Factors in Nineteenth Century American Economic History: A Volume to Honor Robert W. Fogel (University of Chicago 1992, with Claudia Goldin), a textbook History of the American Economy (South-Western College Publishers 2010, with Gary Walton). His latest book is America's Economic Way of War: War and the US Economy from the Spanish-American War to the Persian Gulf War (Cambridge 2012).
is Thomas W. Lamont University Professor, and Professor of Economics and Philosophy at Harvard University and was until recently the Master of Trinity College, Cambridge. He has served as President of the Econometric Society, the Indian Economic Association, the American Economic Association, and the International Economic Association. He was formerly Honorary President of OXFAM and is now its Honorary Advisor. Born in Santiniketan, India, Amartya Sen is an Indian citizen. He was the Drummond Professor of Political Economy at Oxford University, and is a Distinguished Fellow of All Souls. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics in 1998.
received his Ph.D. in History of Economic Doctrine in 2006 from the Universita’ di Palermo. He is currently working in History of Economic Thought at the University of Palermo. His fields of research are the Enlightenment economic ideas, the Italian economic thought and the origin and history of economic analysis of law. His publications include articles on: the relations between criminology and economics in the eighteenth century; the thought of Gaetano Filangieri, Cesare Beccaria and Adam Smith; Francesco Ferrara and Sicilian economists of the nineteenth century.
is a lecturer in the Department of Moral Philosophy at the University of St Andrews. He is the author of Adam Smith's Political Philosophy: The Invisible Hand and Spontaneous Order (Routledge 2006). He is the book review editor of the Adam Smith Review.
C. Jan Swearingen
is Professor of English at Texas A&M University and a past president of the Rhetoric Society of America. She received a fellowship from the National Endowment for the Humanities (2008–9) for her study of the influence of Scottish rhetoric upon the Virginia founders, particularly John Witherspoon's role transmitting Scottish Enlightenment rhetoric, moral philosophy, and political theory to the Middle Colonies during the fifteen years before independence. She has published books, editions, articles, and chapters on the history and theory of rhetoric, including Rhetoric and Irony: Western Literacy and Western Lies (Oxford 1991), and an edition, Rhetoric, the Polis, and the Global Village. Much of her work includes close attention to classical rhetoric and aesthetics, and to the early intersections of classical moral theories with Christianity.
is Lecturer of Early Modern Philosophy at The University of Crete, Greece. He holds a Ph.D. in ‘The Concept of Social Sentiments (Friendship, Sympathy, Compassion) in Early Modern Political Philosophy’ (Paris X-Nanterre 2002, sup. (p. xxii) Etienne Balibar) and his research in the history of moral and political philosophy has appeared in French as well as in English, Italian, and Greek academic journals and edited volumes. He is also the editor of the forthcoming Greek edition of Adam Smith's Lectures on Jurisprudence.
Edwin van de Haar
is a lecturer in international relations, who has taught at Leiden University and Ateneo de Manila University. He specializes in the liberal tradition in international political theory and is the author of Classical Liberalism and International Relations Theory: Hume, Smith, Mises and Hayek (2009), Beloved Yet Unknown. The Political Philosophy of Liberalism (2010, in Dutch), as well as a number of chapters and articles on Smith, Hume, and the wider liberal tradition in political thought, among others in The Review of International Studies and International Relations.