Who was Adam Smith?

‘School of Thought’ is the IEA discussion series based on ‘101 Great Liberal Thinkers’ by Dr Eamonn Butler.

Each week, Syed will discuss classical liberalism’s role in bringing the modern world into existence, profiling the lives and ideas of some of the leading thinkers on individual liberty and examining their relevance today.

In this week’s episode, Syed sits down with Madsen Pirie to discuss Scottish economist, philosopher and author Adam Smith, also known as ”The Father of Economics”.

Professor Syed Kamall is the IEA’s Research and Academic Director. Madsen Pirie is co-founder and President of the Adam Smith Institute.