• 00:01    |    
    Initial credits
  • 00:06    |    
    Introduction
  • 00:42    |    
    Adam smith's tombstone
  • 01:27    |    
    Spiral of the Self
    • The self engaged
    • Conflict between multiple selves
    • The composed enduring self
    • Multiple enduring selves
    • Undelying subconcious self
    • The soul
  • 05:07    |    
    Ecology of sympathy
    • Amiable and respectable virtues
    • Command of the passions
    • Quote, n , Adam Smith (1759)
  • 10:35    |    
    Universal benevolence
    • Man in the breast
    • Universal ethical standards
    • Impartial spectator
    • Classical liberalism in Smith's book
  • 16:49    |    
    Commutative justice
  • 18:27    |    
    A society of equals
    • Morals among equal relationships
    • Morals among superior-inferior relationships
  • 23:56    |    
    Subject of the book The Theory of Moral Sentiments
  • 24:27    |    
    Organizing social affairs
  • 25:58    |    
    Active moral agency, humanity and virtue
  • 27:16    |    
    Thought experiments
    • Passive sentiment
    • Active moral agency
    • Principles influenced by passive or active situations
    • Sympathy
    • Effectivenes in turning benevolent sentiments into beneficent results
  • 34:12    |    
    Limits of knowledge
  • 36:03    |    
    Focus in the effectivness of our benevolence
  • 36:24    |    
    Persuit of honest income
    • The hockey stick blade
    • Morally authorized income
  • 41:41    |    
    Difference between Smith and XX century libertarians
    • Holding politics responsible
    • Impartial spectator in religion
  • 44:04    |    
    Question and answer period
    • Why are people caring for people that are far away?
    • Taking an active role
    • Comment regarding Greed
  • 47:07    |    
    Final credits



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Ethical Outlook of Adam Smith

13 de octubre de 2014   | Vistas: 26 |  

Daniel Klein expounds the ethical outlook of Adam Smith by using as reference his book The Theory of Moral Sentiments that underpins Smith's philosophy regarding the Self. He points out in detail different concepts from the book such as the two sets of virtues, the social ecology of symphaty, the spiral of the human being, among others. He proceeds to address the topic of the parcial spectator and the man within the breast. He suggests that this analysis of virtues has a deep classical liberal undercurrent. Klein explains what commutative justice is and it's relation with equal-equal and superior-inferior relationships. He regards that an active moral agency will awake our humanity.




Daniel is professor at the Mercatus Center, George Mason University. He published research on policy issues including toll roads, urban…

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