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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. "
Professional Ethics Education: Studies in Compassionate Empathy - Página 31
por Bruce Maxwell - 2008 - 198 páginas
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The Evolution of Morality: Being a History of the Development of ..., Volumen1

Charles Staniland Wake - 1878 - 981 páginas
...to have been the intention of Adam Smith when he says, at the opening of his chapter Of Sympathy, " how selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion." Mr Darwin, also, is of opinion that sympathy is an instinct "...
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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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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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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 composing...
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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...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...
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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...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, 5 when we either...
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Preise und Krisen: volkswirtschaftliches aus unseren Tagen. Eine von der ...

Karl Wasserrab - 1889 - 221 páginas
...jur ©rgänjung nod? an= geführt: erftenë ber @inletiung§fa£ au3 vol. I Part. I Sect. 1 Ch. 1: „How selfish soever man may be supposed there are...he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of feeling it. Of this kind is pity or compassion — " jreeiteng bie 3KitteIfteHung, toeld)e ©mitC in...
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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...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...
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The History of Civilisation in Scotland, Volumen4

John Mackintosh - 1896
...the moral faculty. He begins by stating that sympathy is the origin and source of moral approbation. "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...render their happiness necessary to him, though he desires nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." Thus, sympathy being one of the original...
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