One way to pass through your mind’s window into Smith’s theory of the impartial spectator is to start with a poem by Robert Burns:
‘O wad some Pow’r the giftie gie us
To see oursels as ithers see us!
It wad frae monie a blunder free us,
An’ foolish notion;’1
KeywordsMoral Sentiment Safe Knowledge Impartial Spectator Fatal Weakness Blatant Disregard
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© Gavin Kennedy 2005