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Law, Fugitive Capital, And Karl Polanyi's The Great Transformation, Walter J. Kendall Lll Feb 2015

Law, Fugitive Capital, And Karl Polanyi's The Great Transformation, Walter J. Kendall Lll

Walter J. Kendall lll

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Adam Smith's Lectures On Jurisprudence-Justice, Law, And The Moral Economy, Walter J. Kendall Lll May 2014

Adam Smith's Lectures On Jurisprudence-Justice, Law, And The Moral Economy, Walter J. Kendall Lll

Walter J. Kendall lll

Adam Smith, a leading thinker of the British Enlightenment, is universally known as the author of the Wealth of Nations and an economic theorist. He is less well known as the author of a Theory of Moral Sentiments and an ethicist. And known almost not at all for his Lectures on Jurisprudence or as a legal theorist. This essay looks at Smith’s thought through the lens of his Lectures on Jurisprudence. It highlights the almost paradoxical positions Smith had on self-interest, markets, government, and economic expansion. Obscured by his reputation and these paradoxes are his views on justice, equality, and …


Law And Norms In Left-Wing Novels Of The U. S. Mid-Twentieth Century, Walter J. Kendall Nov 2007

Law And Norms In Left-Wing Novels Of The U. S. Mid-Twentieth Century, Walter J. Kendall

Walter J. Kendall lll

Law and Norms in Left-Wing Novels of the U.S. Mid-Twentieth Century Each of the major law-based structuring or ordering systems of society – markets, regulation, litigation, and democracy – should work as a path to a good and just society. However, the scholarship of the last half of the 20th century establishes that none work the way they should ; each is blocked by a wall with doors locked to working people. In such circumstances most people either make an everyday life for themselves through consumption , especially of small systems that do work, like DVDs and microwave ovens; or …