Episode 177: Guest Russ Roberts on Adam Smith and Libertarian Economics (Part Two)

Continuing with the Econtalk host on the moral aspects of economics, focused by Adam Smith's The Wealth of Nations and Theory of Moral Sentiments. Should we sacrifice ourselves to the machine of the economy? How does Smith's idea of virtue and talk of the "impartial spectator" line up with economic growth? Listen to part 1 first or get the unbroken, ad-free Citizen Edition. Please support PEL! Learn how to install the Citizen feed on your mobile device.  End song: "Needle Exchange" by Fritz Beer, as interviewed on Nakedly Examined Music #2.

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