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theory of moral sentiments.

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theory of moral sentiments.

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Published by Augustus M. Kelley, Frank Cass in New York, London .
Written in English


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Reprintof new ed. first published London: Bohn, 1853.

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Open LibraryOL13713907M


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Here he develops his doctrine of the impartial spectator, whose hypothetical disinterested judgment we must use to distinguish right from wrong in any given situation.