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Smith clearly argues that the division of labour halted the growth and development of the people. If the people are unable to progress, Smith believes that society suffers as well. In essence, for the society to progress and development, the people must do so first...
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Therefore, the division of labour, in Smith's perspective, conflicts with the ideals of the Scottish Enlightenment thinking of individual progress and development. "For Adam Smith, the development of a commercial society produced a social structure divided into three classes, landowners, capitalists, and labourers, ?the three great constituent orders of every civilized society'"(Smith, 1998:27)...
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