Liberty, Charity, and the Welfare State
With philanthropists as the targeted group of conferees, this colloquium explored the human motivations for charity, the history of charities in the United States, and the impact of the rise of the welfare state on charitable and philanthropic enterprises.
From Liberty Fund
The Theory of Moral Sentiments
By Adam Smith
Edited by D. D. Raphael and A. L. Macfie
The Theory of Moral Sentiments, Smith’s first and in his own mind most important work, outlines his view of proper conduct and the institutions and sentiments that make men virtuous. Here he develops his doctrine of the impartial spectator, whose hypothetical disinterested judgment we must use to distinguish right from…
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