Smiths analysis went beyond economics to embrace a larger civilizing project designed to create a more decent society jerry z muller is associate professor of history at the catholic university of america in washington dc. Instead his main concern was designing and constructing a decent society that worked well for everyone although the book doesnt say so explicitly the obvious conclusion is that if adam smith saw how his works are understood and used these days he would be horrified. Adam smith in his time and ours designing the decent society counter to the popular impression that adam smith was a champion of selfishness and greed jerry muller shows that the inquiry into the nature and causes of the wealth of nations maintained that markets served to promote the well being of the populace and that government must . Adam smith in his time and ours is part of a growing literature which seeks to understand the overall trajectory of adam smiths entire oeuvre encompassing moral philosophy jurisprudence politics economics and social science. The item adam smith in his time and ours designing the decent society jerry z muller represents a specific individual material embodiment of a distinct intellectual or artistic creation found in indiana state library
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