Contemporary Relevance of the Idea of ‘Sympathy’ in Adam Smith

  • Hideo Tanaka
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Part of the Studies in Economic Ethics and Philosophy book series (SEEP)


This paper studies Adam Smith’s moral theory of sympathy and considers its relevance and feasibility in our modern, multicultural, mass society.


Civilized Society Human Nature Moral Sentiment Impartial Spectator Cardinal Virtue 
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