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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. "
Lives of Eminent Persons - Página 9
por Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1833 - 571 páginas
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Lives of Eminent Persons: Consisting of Galileo, Kepler, Newton, Mahomet ...

Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge (Great Britain) - 1833 - 571 páginas
...seventeenth century, who had borrowed it from the school of Epicurus, and who bequeathed it as a theme of everlasting cavil and epigrammatic paradox to that...kind is pity or compassion, words appropriated to sig nify our fellow feeling with the sorrow of others." "Sympathy," he addsf " though its meaning was...
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The History of Moral Science, Volumen2

Robert Blakey - 1833
...those with whom we are upon terms of intimacy and friendship. " How selfish soever man may be supposed, 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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History of Moral Science, Volumen2

Robert Blakey - 1836
...which interest him in the fortunes of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though lie derives 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 see it or are made to conceive it...
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The Image of God in Man: Four Sermons, Preached Before the Univeristy of ...

William Harness - 1841 - 110 páginas
...we shall find most sufficient reasons for believing that 2 " How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature,...of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others when we either see it, or are made to conceive it,...
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The theory of moral sentiments, or, An essay towards an analysis of the ...

Adam Smith - 1853
...SECTION L OF THE SENSE OF PROPRIETY* CHAPTER I. Of Sympathy. How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature,...of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it, or are made to conceive...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine

1860
...Smith's " Theory " was the earliest reaction. He says, — " How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature...nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it." " To denote this fellow-feeling with any passion whatever," — he uses the term sympathy — which...
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The British Controversialist and Literary Magazine, Volumen2

1860
...Smith's " Theory " was the earliest reaction. He says, —" How selfish soever man may be supposed, 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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Journal

Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland - 1861
...adopt the manners and prefer the interests of those they lived with. There are principles of man's nature which interest him in the fortune of others,...render their happiness necessary to him, though he derive nothing from itbut the pleasure of seeing it. The sociability of the Irish, their greater ease...
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Essays On, I. Moral Sentiments: II. Astronomical Inquiries; III. Formation ...

Adam Smith - 1869 - 473 páginas
...SEC. I.— OF THE SENSE OF PROPRIETY. CHAP. I.— Of Sympathy. How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature,...of seeing it. Of this kind is pity or compassion, the emotion which we feel for the misery of others, when we either see it, or are made to conceive...
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A Handbook of Phrenology

Cornelius Donovan - 1870 - 192 páginas
...and makes it the source of nearly every moral affection. " How selfish soever man may be supposed, 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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