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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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How to Take Advantage of the People Who Are Trying to Take Advantage of You ...

Joseph Stephen Breese Mores - 2006 - 203 páginas
...explaining that there is something in us that encourages us to give even when we don't stand to benefit. "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." But we can't donate to charities or underprivileged countries if we are poor; we can do this because...
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Pricing on Purpose: Creating and Capturing Value

Ronald J. Baker - 2010 - 400 páginas
...Theory of Moral Sentiments, which also studied human feelings and acts of benevolence. In it, he wrote: 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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Perfecting Friendship: Politics and Affiliation in Early American Literature

Ivy Schweitzer - 2007 - 288 páginas
..."principles" of sociability, later identified as the need for recognition, consolation, and approbation, "which interest him in the fortune of others, and...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it" (9). Smith establishes the importance — in fact, the dominance — of visuality and spectacle from...
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The Economy As an Evolving Complex System, III: Current Perspectives and ...

Lawrence E. Blume, Steven N. Durlauf - 2006 - 377 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...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. . . Our imagination therefore attaches the idea of shame to all violations of faith. — Adam Smith,...
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Medical Education: Past, Present, and Future : Handing on Learning

Kenneth Charles Calman - 2007 - 543 páginas
...may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature which interest him in the fortunes of others. And render their happiness necessary to...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.2 Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments INTRODUCTION Several factors influenced 18th century...
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The Secret History of Emotion: From Aristotle's Rhetoric to Modern Brain Science

Daniel M. Gross - 2007 - 194 páginas
...wrong. In an opening passage that would challenge a Hobbes or a Bernard de Mandeville, Smith begins: nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing 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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The Fair Tax Book: Saying Goodbye to the Income Tax and the IRS

Neal Boortz, John Linder - 2009 - 224 páginas
...economist Adam Smith wrote that man's nature "interests] him in the fortunes of others, and render[s] their happiness necessary to him, though he derive[s]...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." In 1980, the top marginal tax rate was 70 percent. That means that every dollar at the margin that...
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Culture of Ecology: Reconciling Economics and Environment

Robert E. Babe, Robert Babe - 2006 - 231 páginas
...principles ... which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary for him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.'59 Whereas for Hobbes the predominant natural law was the right of each of us to preserve and improve...
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A Crowd of One: The Future of Individual Identity

John Clippinger - 2007 - 272 páginas
...— a moral capacity to feel with "exquisite sensibility" — balances the excesses of self-interest: 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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The Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other ...

Michael Shermer - 2008 - 308 páginas
...in 1 759, in which he laid the foundation for the theory that we have an innate sense of morality: "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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