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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 282–308.
Published: 01 December 2003
.... ____. 1994 . Lettres sur la sympathie suivies des letters d'amour . Edited by Jean-Paul de Lagrave. Montreal: L'Étincelle Éditeur. Cullen, William. 1789 . A Treatise of the Materia Medica . 2 vols. Edinburgh. Diderot, D., and J. D'Alembert. 1751-80 . Encyclopédie, ou, Dictionnaire raisonné des...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 43–70.
Published: 01 December 2005
... Behaviour: Sympathy and Empathy in Historical Perspective. Economics and Philosophy 13.2 : 261 -80. Frank, Robert. 2001 . Cooperation through Emotional Commitment. In Evolution and the Capacity for Commitment , edited by R. M. Nesse. New York: Russell Sage Foundation. Frey, Bruno S. 1997a...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 667–707.
Published: 01 December 2017
...Laurie Bréban; Jean Dellemotte This essay examines Grouchy’s translation of the Theory of Moral Sentiments along with her critical commentary on Smith’s moral philosophy: The Letters on Sympathy . In this paper, we analyze these two pieces as a whole and build on Grouchy’s commentary in order...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (3): 489–513.
Published: 01 September 1998
... 2. I do not contest here the role of sympathy as the premise of Smith’s theory. But sym- pathy too can be employed in different ways according to individuals’ character. I will elab- orate on this point later. 3. As only the last two are viable, one can say that the less-happy state...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (1): 187–190.
Published: 01 March 2001
... use of sympathy refutes the notion that atomistic individuals were Smith’s primary concern. Chapter 4 takes the battle into the citadel and claims that the traditional understanding of natural and market prices,and hence of the invisible hand,is erroneous. Chapter 5 relates the new sympathy-based...
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History of Political Economy (1972) 4 (1): 176–206.
Published: 01 March 1972
..., and shelter. The hallmark of this ty;pe of pleasure for him is that it can be experienced in com- plete isolation from other human beings. For this reason, it mi11 be specifically referred to here as “ auto-pleasure. ” The other two types of pleasure involve a fellow feeling, or “sympathy...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (Suppl_1): 120–142.
Published: 01 December 2005
.... Fleischaker, Samuel. 2004 . Hume and Smith on Sympathy. Paper presented at the Summer Institute for the Preservation of the History of Economics , George Mason University, Virginia, July. Hutt, W. H. 1936a . Discriminating Monopoly and the Consumer. Economic Journal 46 (March): 61 -79...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (3): 427–439.
Published: 01 September 1982
... of self-interested individuals can give rise to judgments or ac- tions in which self-interest is subordinated to other, more ‘moral’ consid- erations. The answer, as we know, lies in Smith’s emphasis on the role of sympathy (we would say ‘empathy’) in providing a bridge between ego and alter...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (2): 193–218.
Published: 01 June 2001
... of interests that Tracy (1798b,11–12),for example,articulates so clearly. The role of the educators and administrators was to teach individuals their true interests and thus maintain or restore the health of the social body. Ironically,it is the concept of sympathy,an idea drawn from David Hume...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (3): 387–410.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Values . 2d ed. New Haven, Conn., and London: Yale University Press. ____. 1974 . The Limits of Organization . New York: Norton. ____. 1977 . Extended Sympathy and the Possibility of Social Choice. American Economic Review 67.1 : 219 -25. Basch, Michael F. 1983 . Empathic Understanding...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (3): 425–441.
Published: 01 September 2010
... of Nations . Indianapolis: Liberty Fund. ———. [1759] 1984 . The Theory of Moral Sentiments. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund. Stabile, Donald R. 1997. Adam Smith and the Natural Wage: Sympathy, Subsistence, and Social Distance. Review of Social Economy 55.3 : 292 –311. Teichgraeber, Richard, III. 1981...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 425–448.
Published: 01 September 1995
... it is exhaustive, of the principles of human nature in Smith that have obvious relevance to elucidating his mode of social explanation. It comprises four basic categories: self- interest, mutual sympathy, altruism, and conscience. Each principle can be divided into subcategories (see below). Self...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 243–264.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and Altruism: A Reconstruction of Adam Smith's Theory of Human Conduct. Economics and Philosophy 6 : 255 -73. Lamb, Robert B. 1974 . Adam Smith's System: Sympathy Not Self-Interest. Journal of the History of Ideas 35 : 671 -82. Levy, David M. 2001 . How the Dismal Science Got Its Name...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (4): 675–684.
Published: 01 November 1997
.... Salter / Comment on Jeffrey T. Young 677 depriving a person of the use of his possessions” (762). Young seems to be saying that there are two possible grounds for spectator sympathy with the original possessor: sympathy with the expectation of continued use and sympathy with the time and pains...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 653–677.
Published: 01 November 2010
... philosophie de la “sympathie.” Studies on Voltaire and the Eighteenth Century 216 : 335 –37. Barber, Giles. 1960 . J.J. Tourneisen of Basel and the Publication of English Books on the Continent. The Library: The Transactions of the Bibliographic Society 15.3 : 193 –200. Bertrand, Jean. 1740...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 262–281.
Published: 01 December 2003
... that sympathy was the most fundamental of human sentiments. Likewise, Smith drew upon Cullen’s neurology when he depicted sympathy as essentially a physiological re- action to the plight of others (see Lawrence 1979; Forget, this volume). Cullen was a Newtonian when it came to method, but not when...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (4): 755–773.
Published: 01 November 1995
... what had been thus wrongly wrested out of his hands. . . . The spectator would justify the first possessor in defending and even in avenging himself when injured. . . . The cause of this sympathy or concurrence betwixt the spectator and the possessor is, that he enters into his thoughts...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 365–382.
Published: 01 September 1986
... that individuals in their economic dealings are “under the sway of social sympathy and the impartial rulings of the informed spectator.”6 The prudent man of WN is also the prudent man of TMS, and self-interest in both is to be understood as “proper regard for self,” that degree of self-love which elicits...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (4): 643–657.
Published: 01 November 1990
... is quite abstract-namely, social welfare-particularly since the individual’s welfare can go up or down without such changes in social welfare. Sympathy, the capacity to enter into the feelings and passions of another, allows us to take pleasure in the perceived well-being of others...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (2): 349–352.
Published: 01 June 1978
... Hobbes appealed as the only source of authority. Smith found this nexus in the sentiment of sympathy, which unites all segments of society, and especially the rulers with those who are ruled. The identification of sympathy as the main nexus of society con- trasts sharply with self-interest...