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An Empathy Based Account of Rational Sentimentalism (thesis)
This project is an attempt to argue two things: first, that the Social Intuitionist Model can be used to advance forward a rational sentimentalist framework, and second, that empathy is necessary for both the existence and ...
On empathy in Adam Smith's The Theory of Moral Sentiments and its role within a contractualist framework (thesis)
In the eighteenth century, Scottish Enlightenment thinkers emphasized the importance of sympathy in the construction of the moral self. Among this group of philosophers, Adam Smith's moral account is especially astute. ...