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Do you know who Adam Smith is?

  1. Yes (15 votes [62.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 62.50%

  2. No (9 votes [37.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 37.50%

What was/is he?

  1. hairdresser (1 votes [4.17%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.17%

  2. Actor (1 votes [4.17%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.17%

  3. Artist (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  4. Economist (15 votes [62.50%])

    Percentage of vote: 62.50%

  5. Inventor (0 votes [0.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 0.00%

  6. Scientist (1 votes [4.17%])

    Percentage of vote: 4.17%

  7. I just said no (6 votes [25.00%])

    Percentage of vote: 25.00%

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#1 John

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:42 PM

To settle an argument, who knows who Adam Smith is?

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:43 PM

I don't.

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:44 PM

A philosopher?

Hence my choice of scientist.

Technically tho...He could go under economist...depends on how picky you are

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 10:54 PM

Yes, I took Economics last year and our tutor constantly went on and on at us to go visit Adam Smith's grave (in Holyrood).

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 11:22 PM

QUOTE(Scott @ Nov 4 2006, 10:54 PM) View Post

Yes, I took Economics last year and our tutor constantly went on and on at us to go visit Adam Smith's grave (in Holyrood).

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Posted 04 November 2006 - 11:25 PM

QUOTE(will_789 @ Nov 4 2006, 11:22 PM) View Post
QUOTE(Scott @ Nov 4 2006, 10:54 PM) View Post

Yes, I took Economics last year and our tutor constantly went on and on at us to go visit Adam Smith's grave (in Holyrood).

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 04:23 AM

A hairdresser... haha. biggrin.gif

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 09:18 AM

The guy used to play for Celtic's second team back in the 50s. Didn't get to play a lot. The other team thought he had an unfair advantage with his 'invisible hands'. wink.gif

*cough*

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 03:22 PM

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 04:22 PM

He's a building. Isn't he?

I'm sure Adam Smith got mentioned in one of my lectures once. No idea which one.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 04:27 PM

Adam Smith > Marx
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Posted 05 November 2006 - 04:46 PM

Hang about, I know about Marx. I could give you a min biography if you like.

He had a big beard.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 04:49 PM

QUOTE(Lindsay @ Nov 5 2006, 04:46 PM) View Post

Hang about, I know about Marx. I could give you a min biography if you like.

He had a big beard.



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Posted 05 November 2006 - 04:56 PM

Oh, that wasn't the biography, that was an extra ineresting fact.

He wrote about capitalism. And all that jazz.

And he had to move to London because in Germany they didn't like him and his ideas. So they told him to sod off.

He had lots of babies. And he never worked in a university, because he wanted to be out there rubbish shoulders with the masses.

SEE? I LISTEN.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 05:40 PM

QUOTE(Lindsay @ Nov 5 2006, 04:46 PM) View Post

Hang about, I know about Marx. I could give you a min biography if you like.

He had a big beard.



wünderschon beard but lets be fear out of 19th century facial hair Nietzsche is the winner
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Posted 05 November 2006 - 06:37 PM

Yeah. I'm doing an economics degree, and I don't know jack about Marxism. How screwed am I?

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 07:09 PM

QUOTE(Switch @ Nov 5 2006, 06:37 PM) View Post

Yeah. I'm doing an economics degree, and I don't know jack about Marxism. How screwed am I?



yeah thats pretty whack, should read Das Kapital etc, pretty shit


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Posted 05 November 2006 - 07:32 PM

He's a boy in my brothers year.

I want to know who the Adam Smith is who has the theatre named after him and if the Adam Smith college was named after him.

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Posted 05 November 2006 - 07:36 PM

QUOTE(ice_illusion @ Nov 5 2006, 07:32 PM) View Post

He's a boy in my brothers year.

I want to know who the Adam Smith is who has the theatre named after him and if the Adam Smith college was named after him.



the adam smith thts the main focus of this topic is the one thts gt the theatre and college named after him as the most famouststest person born in kirkcaldy
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Posted 05 November 2006 - 08:16 PM

QUOTE(dehny @ Nov 5 2006, 07:36 PM) View Post

QUOTE(ice_illusion @ Nov 5 2006, 07:32 PM) View Post

He's a boy in my brothers year.

I want to know who the Adam Smith is who has the theatre named after him and if the Adam Smith college was named after him.



the adam smith thts the main focus of this topic is the one thts gt the theatre and college named after him as the most famouststest person born in kirkcaldy

Ok.
I don't see why an economist should have a theatre named after them. Kircaldy will probably have a Gorden Brown theatre soon.





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