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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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Karl Marx and the Future of the Human

Cyril Smith - 2005 - 231 páginas
...arranged by Providence, and whose balancing relationship he has to outline: selfishness and 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 we feel for the misery of others, when we either see...
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Neurobiology of Human Values

Jean-Pierre P. Changeux, Antonio Damasio, Wolf Singer - 2005 - 159 páginas
...briefly discussing whether these biological data allow inferences about moral behavior. Introduction "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." This famous sentence by Adam Smith (1759), which so nicely describes our empathic relation with others,...
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Capitalism's Achilles Heel: Dirty Money and How to Renew the Free-Market System

Raymond W. Baker - 2005 - 288 páginas
...of the core characteristic of sympathy in human affairs in the first sentence of Moral Sentiments'. "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it."6 With the word "selfish," Smith acknowledges the self-centered school of thought but immediately...
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Feminism Confronts Homo Economicus: Gender, Law, and Society

Martha Fineman, Terence Dougherty - 2005 - 515 páginas
...altruism. 33 The first sentence of The Theory of Moral Sentiments reads: "However selfish soever man may he supposed, there are evidently some principles in his...nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it." 34 Nor did Alfred Marshall, arguably the most prestigious nineteenth-century economist, begin from...
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Economics and Happiness: Framing the Analysis

Luigino Bruni, Pier Luigi Porta - 2005 - 380 páginas
...economists, Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments is best known for the claim made in its opening sentence: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing nom it except the pleasure of seeing it" (1759/1976: 9). It might seem that Smith is proposing a hypothesis...
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The Man of Feeling

Henry Mackenzie - 2005 - 224 páginas
...selections are taken from DD Raphael and AL Macfie's edition (Oxford: Oxford UP, 1976).] Of Sympathy (Iil) How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of * To prevent all ambiguity, I must observe, that where I oppose the imagination to the memory, I mean...
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Moral Sentiments and Material Interests: The Foundations of Cooperation in ...

Professor Emeritus of Economics University of Massachusetts and Adjunct Professor Department of Politics Herbert Gintis, Herbert Gintis, Samuel Bowles, Professor Faculty of Economics Samuel Bowles, Robert T. Boyd, Ernst Fehr, Professor of Economics and Director of the Institute for Empirical Research in Economics Ernst Fehr - 2005 - 404 páginas
...character. "How selfish soever man may be supposed," Smith writes in The Theory of Moral Sentiments, "there are evidently some 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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Moral Motivation Through the Life Span

Gustavo Carlo, Carolyn P. Edwards - 2005 - 272 páginas
...mood. Motivation and Emotion, 13,105-124. Matthews, KA, Batson, CD, Horn, J., & Rosenman, RH (1981). Principles in his nature which interest him in the fortune of others: The heritability of empathic concern for others. Journal of Personality, 49, 237-247. Mehrabian, A.,...
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The Nature of Paleolithic Art

R. Dale Guthrie - 2005 - 507 páginas
...sexual response. Little, Brown, and Co., Boston. Matthews, KA, CD Batson, J. Horn, and RH Roseman. 1981. Principles in his nature which interest him in the fortune of others The heritability of empathic concern for others. Journal of Personality 49: 237-247. May, F. 1986....
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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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