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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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Democracy, Equality, and Justice: John Adams, Adam Smith, and Political Economy

John E. Hill - 2007 - 265 páginas
...social dimensions of his thought. The opening sentence in Theory of Moral Sentiments makes this clear: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." He also wrote that man "has a natural love for society," that nature "formed man for society," and...
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Media Unlimited, Revised Edition: How the Torrent of Images and Sounds ...

Todd Gitlin - 2007 - 272 páginas
...Adam Smith, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1976 [1759, 1790]), which begins: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it" (p. 9). The Smith who placed such emphasis on fellow-feeling is obviously not the flinty Smith beloved...
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Institutions and Governance of Business Relationships

Laura Désor - 2007 - 128 páginas
...motivation for certain behaviour, influencing actors' utility function.103 As already Adam Smith pointed out "how selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it".1 That trust and altruism are more realistic behavioural assumptions than opportunism has been...
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Democracy, Freedom and Coercion: A Law and Economics Approach

Alain Marciano, Jean-Michel Josselin - 2007 - 296 páginas
...expression of such a sentiment can be found in Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments^ where he writes: 'How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.'31 As economists, we wonder if the pleasure coming from the observation of someone else's pleasure...
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Feeling British: Sympathy and National Identity in Scottish and English ...

Evan Gottlieb, Associate Professor of English Evan Gottlieb - 2007 - 274 páginas
...the sophistication of his conceptualization of sympathy's role in the formation of human societies: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it."16 Unlike his mentor Hutcheson, Smith does not deny that Hobbes and Mandeville may be correct to...
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Financing Development Aid and Beyond: Aid and Beyond

OECD - 2007 - 152 páginas
...Adam Smith stated in his 1759 Theory of Moral Sentiments: "However selfish soever man may be disposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature,...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it". Indeed, charitable donations by individuals, both small-scale donors and super-rich, and by firms can...
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The Marriage of Minds: Reading Sympathy in the Victorian Marriage Plot

Rachel Ablow - 2007 - 231 páginas
...priority of our sympathetic attachments to others. "How selfish soever man may be supposed," he writes, "there are evidently some principles in his nature,...derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it."9 In making this claim, Smith is insisting on the naturalness and inevitability of sympathy, and...
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Why Humans Cooperate: A Cultural and Evolutionary Explanation

Joseph Henrich, Natalie Henrich - 2007 - 272 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. —Adam Smith, Theory of Moral Sentiments, 2000 [1759] Although a high standard of morality gives but...
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Economics, Competition and Academia: An Intellectual History of Sophism ...

Donald Stabile - 2007 - 148 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' (Smith 1976a: 9). Self-interest to Smith never meant that humans could not care about other members...
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The Cult of the Market: Economic Fundamentalism and Its Discontents

Lee Boldeman - 2007 - 316 páginas
...some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. — Adam Smith Introduction At the conclusion of Chapter 3, it was argued that the proposition that...
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