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On moral sentiments

contemporary responses to Adam Smith

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Published by Thoemmes Press in Bristol, England .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Smith, Adam, -- 1723-1790.,
  • Ethics.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementedited and introduced by John Reeder.
    SeriesKey issues -- no. 18, Key issues (Bristol, England) -- no. 18.
    ContributionsReeder, John.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBJ1005 .O56 1997
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxxiv, 239 p. ;
    Number of Pages239
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL20880718M
    ISBN 101855065495, 1855065509

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Smith on Moral Sentiments Sympathy retained sometimes in this version, always with that meaning.] Our joy over the deliverance of the heroes of tragedy or romance is as sincere as our grief for their distress.

We enter into their gratitude towards the faithful friends who stayed with them in their difficulties; and we heartily go along with.

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Five years after it was published, he left Glasgow to take a well-paid position as tutor to a young English duke who was about to take the customary grand tour 5/5(1)."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, except the pleasure of seeing it." (from The Theory of Moral Sentiments).