On the 18 December 1745, at the height of the second Jacobite Rebellion, the First Highland Regiment, under the command of Lord John Murray, were treated to a sermon by their chaplain. 1,257 more words
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When Photo District News, a trade photography magazine, released its “30 New and Emerging Photographers” list 16 years ago, the photo industry was going through transformative changes. 597 more words
Freelance photographer Adam Ferguson was on assignment in New Delhi when a 7.8-magnitude earthquake hit the central region of Nepal. “The building started to shake, and I immediately looked at the news to see how the situation was developing,” he says. 231 more words
The great intellectual historian J. G. A. Pocock summarizes one ambivalence in Adam Smith’s thought as follows:
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[I]n Adam Smith the principle of the division of labor and exchange of goods and services has been at work since the beginning of history; it has led, not merely to the satisfaction of more human needs, but to the development of new human capacities, wants, and aspirations, so that the personality has been progressively diversified and enriched….