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Sobre a filosofia moral de Adam Smith

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  • 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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Length: 30 pages
Date of creation: Aug 2006
Publication status: Published in Síntese - Revista de Filosofia, v. 35, p. 57-86, 2008.
Handle: RePEc:cdp:texdis:td292
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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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  4. Théorie des sentiments moraux in Wikipedia French ne '')
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