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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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Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern, Volumen34

Charles Dudley Warner - 1896
...is evidently some principle in his nature which interests him in the fortune of others, and renders their happiness necessary to him ; though he derives...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." The full title of Adam Smith's great work, ordinarily given as simply the 'Wealth of Nations,' is 'An Inquiry...
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Library of the World's Best Literature: A-Z

Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H. Warner, Edward Cornelius Towne - 1897
...is evidently some principle in his nature which interests him in the fortune of others, and renders their happiness necessary to him ; though he derives...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." The full title of Adam Smith's great work, ordinarily given as simply the 'Wealth of Nations,' is 'An Inquiry...
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Useful Instruction (In Matters Religious, Moral and Other.)

Motilal M. Munshi - 1904
...fellowship. — CALAMF. For Heaven's eternal wisdom has decreed That man of man should ever stand in need. How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. « — ADAM SMITH. Nature, when she formed man for society, endowed him with an original desire to...
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Sociology and Social Progress

Thomas Nixon Carver - 1905 - 810 páginas
...produce more effect than they were able to do even at the moment of their promulgation. XVI SYMPATHY1 How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...principles in his nature which interest him in the fortunes of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it...
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The Classical Moralists: Selections Illustrating Ethics from Socrates to ...

Benjamin Rand - 1909 - 797 páginas
...PART I. — OF THE PROPRIETY OF ACTION SECTION I. OF THE SENSE OF PROPRIETY CHAPTER I. 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, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either...
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The Development of Economics, 1750-1900

Oswald Fred Boucke - 1921 - 348 páginas
...a full-blown theory of ethics. The opening sentence of his "Theory of the Moral Sentiments" reads: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." Thus formulating the problem he proceeds to solve it, the general course of his argument being sufficiently...
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An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith - 2008 - 1152 páginas
...exploration of the sentiment of sympathy, which interests a man "in the fortune of others, and renders their happiness necessary to him, though he derives...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." Nevertheless Smith believed that the most persistent, the most universal, and therefore the most reliable...
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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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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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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...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. . . . The greatest...
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