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Adams, Maurice (1850–1935), socialist and moral philosopher  

Mark Bevir

Adams, Maurice (1850–1935), socialist and moral philosopher, was born in Monkstown, co. Dublin, probably in December 1850, the youngest child of John Botwell Adams (1814–1889), a general agent who specialized in building and insurance work, and his wife, Martha Moore (...

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Smith, Adam (bap. 1723, d. 1790), moral philosopher and political economist  

Donald Winch

Smith, Adam (bap. 1723, d. 1790), moral philosopher and political economist, was baptized on 5 June 1723 at Kirkcaldy, a small port on the Forth. His father, also Adam Smith (1679–1723), was private secretary to the third earl of Loudoun, later becoming writer to the signet and a local ...