Walter B. Wriston '41

Smith, Nancy

2007

On Adam Smith

 

Adam Smith talked about the "invisible hand" that operates in a way not intended by the individual. He had real contempt for businesses and called them venal. But he said that each person pursuing his or her own interests creates the public good and I think this is true.

 
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  • This document was created from the article, "Walter B. Wriston '41," written by Nancy Smith for the Fall 1985 edition of the "Wesleyan: The Wesleyan University Alumnus." The original article is located in MS134.003.025.00007.
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