Political Economy, properly so called, has grown up almost from infancy since the
time of Adam Smith; and the philosophy of society, from which practically that
eminent thinker never separated his more puculiar theme, though still in a very ...
With Some of Their Applications to Social Philosophy John Stuart Mill. BOOK IV.
INFLUENCE OF THE PROGRESS OF SOCIETY ON PRODUCTION AND
DISTRIBUTION. CHAPTER I. General Characteristics of a Progressive State of
On the Probable Futurity of the Labouring Classes. The theory of dependence
and protection no longer applicable to the condition of modern society . . . . . . . . . .
455 . The future well-being of the labouring classes principally dependent on
... directly or remotely, the operation of all the causes by which the condition of
mankind, or of any society of human beings, in respect to this universal object of
human desire, is made prosperous or the reverse. Not that any treatise on
One of the features of this state of society is, that a part of the community, and in
some degree even the whole of it, ssess leisure. Only a portion of time is required
for procuring food, and the remainder is not engrossed by anxious thought for ...
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Pragmatic or muddled? Mill sets out to explore economic principles but, ultimately, finds that there is no principle which doesn't have any amount of conceivable exceptions. You have to wonder why its ... Читати огляд повністю