Friday, July 3, 2015

New symposium on Adam Smith's Pluralism, the most recent book by PQED author Jack Russell Weinstein



The new issue of the philosophy journal Cosmos + Taxis features a full-length symposium on Adam Smith’s Pluralism, PQED’s author Jack Russell Weinstein’s most recent book. It contains six essays inspired by the book and Jack’s response.

The issue will be of more interest to philosophy professionals, but some of the essays, especially the introduction and Jack’s response are suitable for non-academic audiences.

The issue is free and can be downloaded here. The contents are as follows:


Cosmos + Taxis
Contents 2:3

Introduction to a Symposium on Jack Russell Weinstein’s Adam Smith’s Pluralism: Rationality, Education And The Moral Sentiments
Nathaniel Wolloch

Context-dependent Normativity and Universal Rules of Justice
María Alejandra Carrasco

“… but one of the multitude.” Justice, Pluralism and Rationality in Smith and Weinstein
Lisa Herzog

The Dynamics of Sympathy and the Challenge of Creating New Commonalities
Dionysis Drosos

The “Spectator” and the Impartial Spectator in Adam Smith’s Pluralism
Spiros Tegos

Was Adam Smith an Optimist?
Maria Pia Paganelli

The Political Hypotheses of Adam Smith’s Pluralism: A response to my commentators 
Jack Russell Weinstein


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