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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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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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Mastery, Tyranny, and Desire: Thomas Thistlewood and His Slaves in the Anglo ...

Trevor Burnard - 2004 - 320 páginas
...projection was the vehicle through which sympathy, or compassion with the situation of others, was released: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nature, which interest him in the fortune of others. . . . Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when...
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Scottish Philosophy: Selected Readings 1690-1960

Gordon Graham - 2004 - 253 páginas
...fall short of the strictest and most perfect connection. READING VIII Sympathy 2 I DW selfish so ever man may be supposed, there are evidently some ^principles...nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, Sand render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure...
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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
...Moral Sentiments opens with the famous passage that reveals Smith's very positive view of human nature: "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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Adam Smith: Selected Philosophical Writings

Adam Smith - 2004 - 247 páginas
...Theory PART ONE Of the Propriety of Action I: Of the Sense of Propriety Of Sympathy Jow selfish so ever man may be supposed, there are evidently some ^principles...nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, sand render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure...
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How Healthy Are We?: A National Study of Well-Being at Midlife

Orville Gilbert Brim, Professor of Psychology Carol D Ryff, PhD, Carol D. Ryff, Ronald C. Kessler, Professor of Sociology and Program Director of the Survey Research Center Ronald C Kessler - 2004 - 687 páginas
...twins. Austin: University of Texas Press. Matthews, KA, CD Batson, J. Horn, and RH Rosenman. 1981. "Principles in his nature which interest him in the fortune of others . . . ": The heritability of empathie concern for others. Journal of Personality 49:237—47. McGuffin,...
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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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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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Price Theory and Applications: Decisions, Markets, and Information

Jack Hirshleifer, Amihai Glazer, David Hirshleifer - 2005 - 630 páginas
...Model of the Taste for Risk," Economic Inquiry, v. 17 (October 1979). 6 Indeed, Adam Smith also said: How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it. This is the opening sentence of The Theory of Moral Sentiments (17 '59). 7 This allegation has been...
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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...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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