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- Kocaeli University, Turkey
|Dates:||October 01-04, 2009|
|Description:||International Conference of Political Economy: Adam Smith Today|
|Location:||Kocaeli - ╠Óanakkale, Turkey|
|Subject:||The conference aims to explore various aspects of Smith's work, in particular the relationship between his two major works and what these works mean for our time. Papers to be presented at the conference may relate to following areas: - The impact of his two works, An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations and The Theory of Moral Sentiments on todayňŇs local and global economic issues; - Intellectual sources, context and legacy of Adam Smith; - The typology of ethics in The Theory of Moral Sentiments; - Adam Smith's philosophical work and political economy; - Adam Smith and international relations; - Adam Smith and his relation with other classical political economists; - The relevance of The Wealth of Nations for contemporary issues; - The foundation of a lasting economy based on the philosophy of Adam Smith, ethical and political issues; - Global financial crisis and challenges to political economy in terms of the philosophy of Adam Smith, its relevance for global economy and developing countries. [gem╠_╠┘ den Informationen des Anbieters - according to site editor's information]|