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A Reader's Guide to French Translations of Adam Smith’s Theory of Moral Sentiments


LAURIE BRÉBAN
LED, UNIVERSITÉ PARIS 8
PARIS, FRANCE
Laurie.Breban@univ-paris1.fr


JEAN DELLEMOTTE
UNIVERSITÉ PARIS 1
PARIS, FRANCE
deljean@univ-paris1.fr


ABSTRACT

The French translation of Adam Smith’s works played a central role in Europe. This guide focuses on the translation of “Theory of Moral Sentiments” and the role it played for disseminating Adam’s laissez faire.

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15 September 2013 The EET International Conference

The international conference entitled Translations of Economic Texts into and from European Languages, organized in the framework of the EE-T project, was held at the University of Pisa (Italy) on 11 to 13 September. The aim of the conference was to present the results of researches carried out throughout Europe on the international circulation of economic ideas through translations and adaptations of economic texts. The three days event was attended by around 100 participants representing: lecturers, researchers, students in the field of history of economic thought. More information is available in the Events section