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Sobre A Filosofia Moral De Adam Smith


  • Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira


This article examines Adam Smith’s Theory of moral sentiments. Taking as its point of departure the moral philosophy of the Scottish enlightenment, the paper presents the central argument of Smith’s Theory. It analyses the concepts of “sympathy” and “impartial spectator” and points to the originality of Smith’s argument on the relationship between morality and sociality.
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  • Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira, 2006. "Sobre A Filosofia Moral De Adam Smith," Anais do XXXIV Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 34th Brazilian Economics Meeting] 39, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
  • Handle: RePEc:anp:en2006:39

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    1. Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira, 2003. "Para ler Adam Smith: novas abordagens," Anais do XXXI Encontro Nacional de Economia [Proceedings of the 31th Brazilian Economics Meeting] a20, ANPEC - Associação Nacional dos Centros de Pósgraduação em Economia [Brazilian Association of Graduate Programs in Economics].
    2. Jerry Evensky, 1993. "Retrospectives: Ethics and the Invisible Hand," Journal of Economic Perspectives, American Economic Association, vol. 7(2), pages 197-205, Spring.
    3. Cerqueira, Hugo E. A. da Gama, 2006. "Adam Smith e seu contexto: o iluminismo escocês," Revista Economia e Sociedade, Instituto de Economia, Universidade Estadual de Campinas (UNICAMP), vol. 26, pages 1-28, June.
    4. Hugo E. A. da Gama Cerqueira, 2005. "A mão invisível de Júpiter e o método newtoniano de Smith," Textos para Discussão Cedeplar-UFMG td271, Cedeplar, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais.
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    1. Bernardo Vela Orbegozo, 2015. "Colombia no es una isla. Una contribución al debate sobre la formación del Estado colombiano en el entorno global," Books, Universidad Externado de Colombia, Facultad de Finanzas, Gobierno y Relaciones Internacionales, edition 1, number 95, EJSER Sep.

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    • B30 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - History of Economic Thought: Individuals - - - General
    • B40 - Schools of Economic Thought and Methodology - - Economic Methodology - - - General
    • Y80 - Miscellaneous Categories - - Related Disciplines - - - Related Disciplines

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