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" How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. "
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Principles of Political Economy, Volumen1

Wilhelm Roscher - 1878
...sentence of his Theory of the Moral Sentiments, which is a full resume of his theory, is as follows: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." And this is no empty declaration on his part. It is the thought which of all in his book is nearest...
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Principles of Political Economy, Volumen1

Wilhelm Roscher, Louis Wolowski, John Joseph Lalor - 1878
...sentence of his Theory of the Moral Sentiments, which is a full resume of his theory, is as follows: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." And this is no empty declaration on his part. It is the thought which of all in his book is nearest...
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Adam Smith (1723-1790)

James Anson Farrer - 1881 - 201 páginas
...Mandeville, but the key-note to the whole spirit of his philosophy. " How selfish soever," he begins, " man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." So that pity or compassion, which Hobbes had explained as the consciousness of a possible misfortune...
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Adam Smith (1723-1790)

James Anson Farrer - 1881 - 201 páginas
...spirit of his philosophy. " How selfish soever," he begins, " man may be supposed, there are eviclehtly some principles in his nature which interest him in...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." So that pity or compassion, which Hobbes had explained as the consciousness of a possible misfortune...
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Life of Adam Smith

Richard Burdon Haldane Haldane (Viscount) - 1887 - 161 páginas
...the facts he found unselfishness staring him in the face. Take the opening sentences of his book : " How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it or are made to conceive it, in a very...
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Life of Adam Smith

Richard Burdon Haldane Haldane (Viscount) - 1887 - 161 páginas
...unselfishness staring him in the v tace. Take the opening sentences ot his book: "How selfisrfsbever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles...it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, 5 when we either see it or are made to conceive it, in a very...
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The Problem of Evil: An Introduction to the Practical Sciences

Daniel Greenleaf Thompson - 1887 - 281 páginas
...admit, in the language of Adam Smith beginning his treatise on ' The Theory of Moral Sentiments,' that ' How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.' The conclusions to which we are now brought are, that the state is nothing apart from the individuals...
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A History of Modern Philosophy: (From the Renaissance to the Present)

Benjamin Chapman Burt - 1892 - 372 páginas
...(1795). Philosophy. — Smith is an opponent _of the Hobbean egoism in ethics. " How-selfish-soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles...it. Of this kind is pity, or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others when we either see it, or are made to conceive it in a very...
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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...is evidently some principle in his nature which interests him in the fortune of others, and renders their happiness necessary to him ; though he derives...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." The full title of Adam Smith's great work, ordinarily given as simply the 'Wealth of Nations,' is 'An...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - 1897
...is evidently some principle in his nature which interests him in the fortune of others, and renders their happiness necessary to him ; though he derives...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." The full title of Adam Smith's great work, ordinarily given as simply the 'Wealth of Nations,' is 'An...
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