Anthony Arthur Smith (born in Providence, 1951) is a scolar and philosopher. He studied at Boston College and State University of New York at Stony Brook in 1980 as well as the University of Munich and the University of Tubingen
He is the author of four books, The Logic of Marx's Capital (1990), The Role of Ethics in Social Theory (1991), Dialectical Social Theory and Its Critics (1993), and Technology and Capital in the Age of Lean Production (2000).
He has also published about fifty-eight articles on different issues in social philosophy, the pholosophy of technology and ethics. He is currently serving on the Board of Directors of the Iowa Policy Project, a non-profit and non-partisan organization for the production and dissemination of research on significant issues of public policy in our state.
His personal website can be visited here: http://www.public.iastate.edu/~tonys/homepage.html