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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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Culture of Ecology: Reconciling Economics and Environment

Robert E. Babe, Robert Babe - 2006 - 231 páginas
...beings, Smith in TMS insists that there also resides within the heart of each person 'some principles ... which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary for him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.'59 Whereas for Hobbes...
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Personality and Psychopathology

Robert F. Krueger, Jennifer L. Tackett - 2006 - 402 páginas
...adolescent twins. Behavior Genetics, 24, 481-491. Matthews, KA, Batson, CD, Horn,]., & 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. McGue,...
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Neurobehavioral Genetics: Methods and Applications, Second Edition

Byron C. Jones, Pierre Mormede - 2006 - 496 páginas
...(University of Texas Press, Austin, 1976). 51. Matthews, K.-A., Batson, CD, Horn, J. & Rosenman, R.-H. 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 (1981). 52. Zahn-...
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Neurobehavioral Genetics: Methods and Applications, Second Edition

Byron C. Jones, Pierre Mormede - 2006 - 496 páginas
...(University of Texas Press, Austin, 1976). 51. Matthews, K.-A., Batson, CD, Horn, J. & Rosenman, R.-H. 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 (1981). 52. Zahn-Waxler,...
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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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Pioneers of Industrial Organization: How the Economics of Competition and ...

H. W. de Jong, William G. Shepherd - 2007 - 352 páginas
...we have and how far they go in explaining our behaviour. Indeed, the opening paragraph in TMS reads: 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 ... Smith is not an...
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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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Historical Boundaries, Narrative Forms: Essays on British Literature in the ...

Everett Zimmerman - 2007 - 268 páginas
...aroused our moral sentiments. Smith began his Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) with the proposition that "how selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it" (9). The moral philosopher David Hume argued that it was emotion not reason that made us act in benevolent...
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The Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other ...

Michael Shermer - 2008 - 308 páginas
...in 1 759, in which he laid the foundation for the theory that we have an innate sense of morality: "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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A Crowd of One: The Future of Individual Identity

John Clippinger - 2007 - 272 páginas
...— a moral capacity to feel with "exquisite sensibility" — balances the excesses of self-interest: 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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