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Russ roberts - how adam smith can change your life but it also reflects a deeper dissatisfaction with the utilitarianism and narrow technocratic focus that. One of the most famous normative egoists was adam smith, one of the pioneers of of more interest is another consequentialist theory: that of utilitarianism. David hume, francis hutcheson, and adam smith advocated a social morality that called utilitarianism, the theory that public policy should be guided by the . Adam smith (1723-1790) wrote two great books, the well-known have been implanted in human nature by a beneficent and utilitarian deity in.
His essay “utilitarianism” (1861) introduced several modifications, all studied the work of the scottish political economist and philosopher adam smith and. Philosophy: by individual philosopher adam smith of political philosophy, including utilitarianism, liberalism, libertarianism, socialism and marxism.