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Adam Smith and the circles of sympathy : cosmopolitanism and moral theory

Author: Fonna Forman-Barzilai
Publisher: Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010.
Series: Ideas in context, 96.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Adam Smith and the Circles of Sympathy pursues Adam Smith's views on moral judgement, humanitarian care, commerce, justice and international law both in historical context and through a twenty-first century cosmopolitan lens, making this a major and timely contribution not only to Smith studies but also to the history of cosmopolitan thought and to contemporary cosmopolitan discourse itself. Forman-Barzilai breaks  Read more...
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Forman-Barzilai, Fonna, 1968-
Adam Smith and the circles of sympathy.
Cambridge, UK ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 2010
(DLC) 2010000022
(OCoLC)465366267
Named Person: Adam Smith; Adam (Philosoph) Smith; Adam Smith
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Fonna Forman-Barzilai
ISBN: 9780511677274 0511677278 0511681763 9780511681769 0521761123 9780521761123
OCLC Number: 648764732
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 286 p.)
Contents: Introduction: Smith's oikeiosis; Part I. The Circle of the Self: 1. Conflicted self; 2. Sympathetic self; Part II. The Circle of Society: 3. Discipline and the socialized conscience; 4. Perfectionism and social order; Part III. The Circle of Humanity: 5. Sympathy in space: Section 1. Physical Immediacy; Section 2. Affective 'Connexion'; Section 3. Historical Familiarity; 6. The commercial cosmopolis; 7. Negative justice; Conclusion: Cultural pluralism, moral goods, and the 'laws of nations'.
Series Title: Ideas in context, 96.
Responsibility: Fonna Forman-Barzilai.

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A broad-ranging 2010 study of Smith's views on moral judgement, humanitarian care, commerce, justice and international law.  Read more...
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