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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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Democracy, Freedom and Coercion: A Law and Economics Approach

Alain Marciano, Jean-Michel Josselin - 2007 - 296 páginas
...expression of such a sentiment can be found in Smith's Theory of Moral Sentiments^ where he writes: 'How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.'31 As economists, we wonder if the pleasure coming from the observation of someone else's pleasure...
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Feeling British: Sympathy and National Identity in Scottish and English ...

Evan Gottlieb, Associate Professor of English Evan Gottlieb - 2007 - 274 páginas
...the sophistication of his conceptualization of sympathy's role in the formation of human societies: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it."16 Unlike his mentor Hutcheson, Smith does not deny that Hobbes and Mandeville may be correct to...
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Institutions and Governance of Business Relationships

Laura Désor - 2007 - 128 páginas
...motivation for certain behaviour, influencing actors' utility function.103 As already Adam Smith pointed out "how selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it".1 That trust and altruism are more realistic behavioural assumptions than opportunism has been...
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Wirtschaftsethik und Wirtschaftspädagogik - Eine systematische Aufarbeitung ...

Andreas Hinz - 2007 - 92 páginas
...Grundprinzip, das zum Wohlstand der Nation führt. Zu (1): Beachtet werden muss dazu auch Folgendes: "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure ofseeing it. 65 " Umgekehrt verursacht das Unglück eines Menschen bei anderen Betroffenheit. Smith...
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Financing Development Aid and Beyond: Aid and Beyond

OECD - 2007 - 152 páginas
...Adam Smith stated in his 1759 Theory of Moral Sentiments: "However selfish soever man may be disposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature,...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it". Indeed, charitable donations by individuals, both small-scale donors and super-rich, and by firms can...
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The Marriage of Minds: Reading Sympathy in the Victorian Marriage Plot

Rachel Ablow - 2007 - 231 páginas
...priority of our sympathetic attachments to others. "How selfish soever man may be supposed," he writes, "there are evidently some principles in his nature,...derives nothing from it, except the pleasure of seeing it."9 In making this claim, Smith is insisting on the naturalness and inevitability of sympathy, and...
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Ireland, India and Nationalism in Nineteenth-Century Literature

Julia M. Wright - 2007
...consequence of corrupted or underdeveloped sensibility. So, while Adam Smith begins with the claim, "How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...others, and render their happiness necessary to him," he later contends, "Every savage ... is in continual danger.. .. He can expect from his countrymen...
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Handbook of Organizational and Managerial Wisdom

Eric H. Kessler, James R. Bailey - 2007 - 579 páginas
...sentiments." According to Smith, here is how these sentiments motivate our behavior: How selfish so ever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles...others, and render their happiness necessary to him. Of this kind is pity and compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either...
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The Cult of the Market: Economic Fundamentalism and Its Discontents

Lee Boldeman - 2007 - 316 páginas
...Krygier 1996, p. 17. Chapter 4: A Brief Account of the Historical Origins of Economic Fundamentalism How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are...the fortune of others, and render their happiness to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it. — Adam Smith Introduction...
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Economics, Competition and Academia: An Intellectual History of Sophism ...

Donald Stabile - 2007 - 148 páginas
...consideration of his earlier book, The Theory of Moral Sentiments (Smith: 1976a). In that book Smith wrote, '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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