Smith, Adam, 1723-1790 . The theory of moral sentiments
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  • Front Matter
  • Part 1 Part I Of the Propriety of Action Consisting of Three Sections
    • Section 1.2 Section II Of the Degrees of the different Passions which are consistent with Propriety
    • Section 1.3 Section III Of the Effects of Prosperity and Adversity upon the Judgment of Mankind with regard to the Propriety of Action; and why it is more easy to obtain their Aprobation in the one state than in the other
  • Part 2 Part II Of Merit and Demerit; or, of the Objects of Reward and Punishment Consisting of Three Parts
    • Section 2.1 Section I Of the Sense of Merit and Demerit
    • Section 2.3 Section III Of the Influence of Fortune upon the Sentiments of Mankind, with regard to the Merit or Demerit of Actions
  • Part 3 Part III Of the Foundation of our Judgments concerning our own Sentiments and Conduct, and of the Sense of Duty Consisting of One Section
  • Part 4 Part IV Of the Effect of Utility upon the Sentiment of Approbation Consisting of One Section
  • Part 5 Part V Of the Influence of Custom and Fashion upon the Sentiments of Moral Approbation and Disapprobation Consisting of One Section
  • Part 6 Part VI Of the Character of Virtue Consisting of Three Sections
    • Section 6.1 Section I Of the Character of the Individual, so far as it affects his own Happiness; or of Prudence
    • Section 6.2 Section II Of the Character of the Individual, so far as it can affect the Happiness of other People
  • Part 7 PART VII Of Systems of Moral Philosophy Consisting of Four Sections
    • Section 7.1 Section I Of the Questions which ought to be examined in a Theory of Moral Sentiments
    • Section 7.2 Section II Of the different Accounts which have been given of the Nature of Virtue
    • Section 7.3 Section III Of the Different Systems which have been Formed Concerning the Principle of Approbation
    • Section 7.4 Section IV Of the Manner in which different Authors have treated of the practical Rules of Morality