The theory of moral sentiments kindle edition by adam smith download it once and read it on your kindle device pc phones or tablets use features like bookmarks note taking and highlighting while reading the theory of moral sentiments. The theory of moral sentiments is a 1759 book by adam smith it provided the ethical philosophical psychological and methodological underpinnings to smiths later works including the wealth of nations 1776 essays on philosophical subjects 1795 and lectures on justice police revenue and arms 1763 first published in 1896. The foundation for a general system of morals this 1749 work is a landmark in the history of moral and political thought readers familiar with adam smith from the wealth of nations will find this earlier book a revelation although the author is often misrepresented as a calculating rationalist who advises the pursuit of self interest in the marketplace regardless of the human cost he was . The theory of moral sentiments was a real scientific breakthrough it shows that our moral ideas and actions are a product of our very nature as social creatures it argues that this social psychology is a better guide to moral action than is reason. A 1 s first publication of the theory of moral sentiments which was so long ago as the beginning of the year 1759 several corrections and a good many illus trations of the doctrines contained in it have occurred to me
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