This April, the OUP Philosophy team honors Adam Smith (1723-1790) as their Philosopher of the Month. Smith was an eminent Scottish moral philosopher and the founder of modern economics, best- known for his book, The Wealth of Nations (1776) which was highly influential in the development of Western capitalism as well as the other superior philosophical work, The Theory of Moral Sentiment.
You may have read his work, but how much do you really know about Adam Smith? Test your knowledge with our quiz below.
Quiz image: Adam Smith, The Muir portrait. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.
Featured image: Adam Smith Theatre, Kirkcaldy. Public domain via Wikimedia Commons.