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THE THEORY OF MORAL SENTIMENTS

THE THEORY OF MORAL SENTIMENTS
By Adam Smith • Read by Michael Lunts

‘How selfish soever man may be supposed, there are evidently some principles in his nature, which interest him in the fortune of others, and render their happiness necessary to him, though he derives nothing from it except the pleasure of seeing it.’

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THREE DIALOGUES BETWEEN HYLAS AND PHILONOUS

THREE DIALOGUES BETWEEN HYLAS AND PHILONOUS
By Adam Smith • Jonathan Keeble and Peter Kenny
Three Dialogues between Hylas and Philonous in Opposition to Sceptics and Atheists was the final statement by the empiricist philosopher George Berkeley, Bishop of Coyne, (1685-1753) on his views concerning subjective idealism, couched in the famous statement ‘esse is percipi’ - to be is to be perceived (mixing Latin with a bit of English was Berkeley’s idiosyncracy!).

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