Metaphor from The Theory of Moral Sentiments

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Title

Metaphor from The Theory of Moral Sentiments

Description

Metaphor from The Theory of Moral Sentiments

Creator

Adam Smith

Source

Metaphors of the Mind, http://metaphors.iath.virginia.edu/metaphors/24003

Date

1790

Contributor

Liza Egorova

Relation

this is a quote from The Theory of Moral Sentiments talking about how we value ourselves more than other people, which relates to the idea of being able to emphasize with others by imagining our own emotional reaction to the situation.

Format

text

Language

English

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Text

"The man within immediately calls to us, that we value ourselves too much and other people too little, and that, by doing so, we render ourselves the proper object of the contempt and indignation of our brethren."

Citation

Adam Smith, “Metaphor from The Theory of Moral Sentiments,” Enlightenmens, accessed May 13, 2021, https://enlightenmens.lmc.gatech.edu/items/show/335.

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