Scholarly Comments on Academic Economics

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Samuel Fleischacker

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Samuel Fleischacker

Sam Fleischacker is Professor of Philosophy at the Univer­sity of Illinois at Chicago. He is the author, most recently, of The Good and the Good Book (Oxford, 2015) and What Is Enlightenment? (Routledge, 2013). Prior publications include On Adam Smith’s “Wealth of Nations”: A Philosophical Companion (Princeton, 2003), and A Third Concept of Liberty: Judgment and Freedom in Kant and Adam Smith (Princeton, 1999), in addition to articles on Smith and cultural relativism, Smith and self-decep­tion, and Smith’s reception in Germany and the United States. Together with Vivienne Brown, he edited the collection The Philosophy of Adam Smith (Routledge, 2010). From 2006 to 2010, he was President of the International Adam Smith Society. His email address is fleischert@sbcglobal.net.