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Posted By Don Boudreaux On May 15, 2013 @ 9:39 am In Adam Smith | Comments Disabled

… is from Book V, Chapter 2 [1] – on page 876, Vol. 2, of the 1981 Liberty Fund edition [2] – of Adam Smith’s 1776 An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations [3]:

There is nothing so absurd, says Cicero, which has not sometimes been asserted by some philosophers.

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[1] Book V, Chapter 2: http://www.econlib.org/library/Smith/smWN21.html#B.V,%20Ch.2,%20Of%20the%20Sources%20of%20the%20General%20or%20Public%20Revenue%20of%20the%20Society

[2] 1981 Liberty Fund edition: http://www.amazon.com/Inquiry-Nature-Causes-Wealth-Nations/dp/0865970068/ref=sr_1_2?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1355945344&sr=1-2&keywords=adam+smith+wealth+of+nations+liberty+fund

[3] An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations: http://www.econlib.org/library/Smith/smWNCover.html

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