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The Theory of Moral Sentiments

Adam Smith

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The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) by Adam Smith is the philosophical precursor to The Wealth of Nations (1776), one of the most influential books in the English language. The Theory of Moral Sentiments is tightly focused on morality, a set of rules for living that arise naturally from people’s capacity for empathy...

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PREVIEW

The Theory of Moral Sentiments (1759) by Adam Smith is the philosophical precursor to The Wealth of Nations (1776), one of the most influential books in the English language. The Theory of Moral Sentiments is tightly focused on morality, a set of rules for living that arise naturally from people’s capacity for empathy...