Contesting Markets: Analyses of Ideology, Discourse and Practice

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that Smith was naïve. Whatever is incomprehensible to them counts as a 'mistake' on Smith's part. The second is that the modern attitude, with all its 'realistic' brutality, exposes the Pollyanna in Adam Smith -- an Adam Smith who, when all is said and done, is pretty close to the common Enlightenment dream that all would be for the best in this best of all possible worlds -- if only . . .
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Moss ( 1976) congratulates Hollander ( 1973) on 'discovering' the passage which seems at last to express Smith's 'approval' of the profit motive -- without noticing that Smith is talking here about the extraordinary case, not the usual situation.

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