(5 June OS – 17 July 1790) was a Scottish moral philosopher and a pioneer of political economy. One of the key figures of the Scottish Enlightenment, Adam Smith is best known for two classic works: The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759), and An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations (1776). The latter, usually abbreviated as The Wealth of Nations, is considered his magnum opus and the first modern work of economics. Smith is cited as the father of modern economics and is still among the most influential thinkers in the field of economics today. In 2009, Smith was named among the "Greatest Scots" of all time, in a vote run by Scottish television channel STV.
Adam Wyman Smith (December 28, – April 8, 1985) was an American competition swimmer who represented the United States at the Summer Olympics in Paris, France. Smith competed in the men's 1,500-meter freestyle, advanced to the semifinals, and posted a time of 22:39.8.
George Jerome Waldo Goodman (August 10, –), is an American author and economics broadcast commentator, best known by his pseudonym Adam Smith (which was assigned by Clay Felker at New York magazine in order to keep his published articles about Wall Street anonymous). He also writes fiction under the name "George Goodman".
(9 December – 11 September 1999) was a writer, editor, literary journalist and champion of Scottish literature. She was active from the 1930s through to the end of the century and noted for her elegant prose, her penetrating judgement, her independence of mind – and her deep love of mountains and mountaineering. Leonard Miall wrote: “Biographer, mountaineer, critic, literary editor, textual scholar, comic versifier, visiting professor, hostess, anthologist, traveller – there seemed to be nothing at which Janet Adam Smith did not shine. And she shone with an intensity that made others glow in response.”
is the editor of Shareable.net and an author and blogger whose work focuses on family and community life. Prior to helping launch Shareable.net in October 2009, Jeremy was the senior editor of Greater Good magazine, the founding director of the Independent Press Development Fund, and publisher of Dollars and Sense magazine. He blogs about the politics of parenting at Daddy Dialectic. In , Smith will be a Knight fellow at Stanford University.
Adam Ty Dean Smith (better known as Adam Dean Smith) is an automobile designer. He has worked with Ford Motor Company and HSV (Holden Special Vehicles). He became Wheels Magazine's Young Designer of the Year in October with his winning entry, the Hybrid SUV 'Ford Punk' (WADA: Wheels Automoitive Design Awards, part of the ADA: Australian Design Award).