Browsing PHIL Honors Theses by Subject "Smith, Adam, 1723-1790. Theory of moral sentiments -- Criticism and interpretation"
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On empathy in Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments and its role within a contractualist framework (thesis) In the eighteenth century, Scottish Enlightenment thinkers emphasized the importance of sympathy in the construction of the moral self. Among this group of philosophers, Adam Smith's moral account is especially astute. ...