New Perspectives on Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments

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Geoff Cockfield, Ann Firth, John Laurent
Edward Elgar Publishing, Nov 27, 2007 - Psychology - 170 pages
'New Perspectives on Adam Smith's "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" is a comprehensive study of Smith's ideas. It brings together themes and methodologies from a variety of fields including politics, sociology, intellectual history, h
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
The role of thumos in Adam Smiths system
11
Adam Smiths treatment of the Greeks in The Theory of Moral Sentiments the case of Aristotle
29
Adam Smith religion and the Scottish Enlightenment
47
The new view of Adam Smith and the development of his views over time
66
The moon before the dawn a seventeenthcentury precursor of Smiths The Theory of Moral Sentiments
84
Adam Smiths moral philosophy as ethical selfformation
106
Science and its applications in The Theory of Moral Sentiments
124
Adam Smith Charles Darwin and the moral sense
141
Index
163
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Edited by Geoff Cockfield, University of Southern Queensland, Australia, Ann Firth, University of York, UK and John Laurent, University of Southern Queensland, Australia

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