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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. "
Pioneers of Industrial Organization: How the Economics of Competition and ... - Página 26
editado por - 2007 - 352 páginas
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Fiction, Famine, and the Rise of Economics in Victorian Britain and Ireland

Gordon Bigelow - 2003 - 229 páginas
...borrowed directly from Rousseau. Smith opens the first chapter of the volume, "Of Sympathy," as follows: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it."46 Like Rousseau in the second Discourse, Smith suggests that human nature is equipped with two...
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Self-Interest before Adam Smith: A Genealogy of Economic Science

Pierre Force - 2003
...at the beginning of The Theory of Moral Sentiments. Talking about man in general, Smith asserts that "there are evidently some principles in his nature,...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it."40 In other words, pity is an entirely disinterested feeling. Similarly, in his analysis of the...
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An Evolutionary Approach to Social Welfare

Christian Sartorius - 2003 - 247 páginas
...may he supposed, there are evidendy some principles in his namre, which interest him in the formne of others, and render their happiness necessary to...it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion whirh we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it, or are made to ronreive it in a very...
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The Evolution of Morality and Religion

Donald M. Broom - 2003 - 259 páginas
...society whilst in 1759 (p. 9) he said that Man possesses capacities: which interest him in the future of others, and render their happiness necessary to...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. For many people in the past and some now, moral guidelines have been considered to exist and to be...
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Moral Capitalism: Reconciling Private Interest with the Public Good

Stephen Young - 2003 - 226 páginas
...are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortunes of others and rend their happiness necessary to him, though he derives...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." 3 Smith took it as a given that people were more than savages. They lived in society, not in the jungle...
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Feminist Economics Today: Beyond Economic Man

Marianne A. Ferber, Julie A. Nelson - 2003 - 209 páginas
...and render 2. For a discussion of the extent to which love and empathy are renewable, see Hirschmann their happiness necessary to him, though he derives...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it" (Smith 1969, 47). Interest in the fortunes of others is absent from mainstream analyses, which instead...
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Compulsory Compassion: A Critique of Restorative Justice

Annalise E. Acorn - 2004 - 207 páginas
...75 Van Ness and Strong, Restoring Justice, 2nd ed., Ch. 4, "Encounter." 76 Ibid., 38. 77 Adam Smith: "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 see it or are made to conceive it in a very lively...
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Business and Economic Ethics: The Ethics of Economic Systems

Arthur Rich - 2006 - 694 páginas
...Kommentare, 16 (1983), pp. 602-5. As early as the first paragraph of his Theory of Moral Sentiments, we read: 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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In Defense of Sentimentality

Robert C. Solomon - 2004 - 318 páginas
...well as be ethically edifying. The Nature of Sympathy: Adam Smith and David Hume How selfish so ever 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. . . . The greatest ruffian, the most hardened violator of the...
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The Consilient Brain: The Bioneurological Basis of Economics, Society, and ...

Gerald A. Cory - 2004 - 234 páginas
...Sentiments (1759). Smith opens Section 1 Chapter 1 of his moral masterwork, with the following paragraph: How selfish soever, man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. ..like all the other original passions of human nature, [it) is by no means confined to the virtuous...
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