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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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Health Care Ethics: Critical Issues for the 21st Century

John F. Monagle, David C. Thomasma - 2005 - 614 páginas
...6. See M. Walzer, Spheres of Justice (New York: Basic Books. l983), esp. chaps. l.4. 7. Smith notes, "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. ... The greatest ruffian, the most hardened violator of the laws of society, is not altogether without...
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Flesh in the Age of Reason

Roy Porter, Former Professor of the Social History of Medicine Wellcome Trust Centre for the History of Medicine Roy Porter - 2004 - 573 páginas
...of various force-fields of sympathy between individuals, grounded upon an innate capacity for pity: 'How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it,' Smith explained: Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others,...
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Individualism and the Social Order: The Social Element in Liberal Thought

Charles Robert McCann, Charles (University of Pittsburgh McCann, USA) - 2004 - 234 páginas
...sustained, offers the following assessment: How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidendy some principles in his nature, which interest him...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. (A. Smith 1 790, Part I, Sec. I, Ch. I, p. 9) As with Hume and Ferguson, Smith is quite emphatic in...
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Scotland and France in the Enlightenment

Deidre Dawson, Pierre Morere, Pierre Morère, Bucknell University Press, Associated University Presses - 2004 - 348 páginas
...be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortunes of others, and render their happiness necessary to...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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Adam Smith: Selected Philosophical Writings

Adam Smith - 2004 - 247 páginas
...there are evidently some ^principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, sand render their happiness necessary to him, though he...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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Scottish Philosophy: Selected Readings 1690-1960

Gordon Graham - 2004 - 253 páginas
...there are evidently some ^principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, Sand render their happiness necessary to him, though he...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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Evidence and Faith: Philosophy and Religion Since the Seventeenth Century

Charles Taliaferro, Jonathan Nelson Professor of Humanities and Philosoph Paul Guyer - 2005 - 457 páginas
...others.111 Smith developed his Humean ethic on the grounds of our natural ability to sympathize with others. 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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Creative Creatures: Values and Ethical Issues in Theology, Science, and ...

Ulf Görman, Willem B. Drees, Hubert Meisinger - 2005 - 191 páginas
...guiding principle of economics, also wrote extensively about the universal human capacity for sympathy. How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it (Smith 1759, 9). The evolutionary origins of this inclination are no mystery. All species that rely...
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Neurobiology of Human Values

Jean-Pierre P. Changeux, Antonio Damasio, Wolf Singer - 2005 - 159 páginas
...briefly discussing whether these biological data allow inferences about moral behavior. Introduction "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." This famous sentence by Adam Smith (1759), which so nicely describes our empathic relation with others,...
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The American Way of Peace: An Interpretation

Jan S. Prybyla - 2005 - 252 páginas
...Moral Sentiments (1759; New York: Augustus M. Kelley, Reprints of Economic Classics, 1966), 23, 26. "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it In the race for wealth and honours, and preferments, he may run as hard as he can, and strain every...
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