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Here are some conceptual figures on Adam Smith, David Hume, and their ideas.

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(EPM stands for Enquiry concerning the Principles of Morals)

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Here is a figure that is useful fro discussing Smith's distinction between the amiable and respectable virtues (TMS 23.1).

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Figure 32: Self-judgment spiral, TMS 117.7

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Figure 33: Commanding passions, or Self-command, Part VI, Section III:

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Figure 34: A categorization of passions by "origin" or nature

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Figure 35: Sets of rules/laws. (Blue = sets of nonconflicting rules.)

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Figure 36: Ownership and jural dualism shown by claims against messing

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Figure 37: Click on the image for the famous words from The Shadow. The tenor and sentiment of The Shadow's voice is not Smithian, but the words fit the impartial spectator in the God/Joy sense of the expression.

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Figure 38: Sympathetic gradient/social-distance theory, Part IV, Sect. II, with man within the breast (MwB) authorizing graduated localism.

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