The Theory of Moral Sentiments by Adam Smith

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Author Smith, Adam, 1723-1790
Title The Theory of Moral Sentiments
Or, an Essay Towards an Analysis of the Principles by Which Men Naturally Judge Concerning the Conduct and Character, First of Their Neighbours, and Afterwards of Themselves. to Which Is Added, a Dissertation on the Origin of Languages.
Original Publication Ireland: J. Beatty and C. Jackson,1777.
Contents Of the propriety of action -- Of merit and demerit; or of the objects of reward and punishment -- Of the foundation of our judgments concerning our own sentiments and conduct, and of the sense of duty -- Of the effect of utility upon the sentiment of approbation -- Of the influence of custom and fashion upon the sentiments of moral approbation and disapprobation -- Of systems of moral philosophy -- Considerations concerning the first formation of languages, and the different genius of original and compound languages.
Credits Richard Tonsing and the Online Distributed Proofreading Team at (This file was produced from images generously made available by The Internet Archive)
Language English
LoC Class BJ: Philosophy, Psychology, Religion: Ethics, Social usages, Etiquette, Religion
Subject Ethics -- Early works to 1800
Subject Language and languages -- Early works to 1800
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Copyright Status Public domain in the USA.
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