It might perhaps be sufficient to say , that no existing treatise on Political
Economy contains the latest improvements which have been made in the theory
of the subject . Many new ideas , and new applications of ideas , have been
elicited by ...
In the nomad state , some have an abundance of cattle , sufficient for the food of a
multitude , while others have not contrived to appropriate and retain any
superfluity , or perhaps any cattle at all . But subsistence has ceased to be
... that what remained was not even sufficient to keep those edifices from decay .
The strength and riches of the civilized world became inadequate to make head
against the nomad population which skirted its northern frontier : they overran the
And it is not a sufficient explanation to ascribe them exclusively to the degrees of
knowledge , possessed at different times and places , of the laws of nature and
the physical arts of life . Many other causes 40 PRELIMINARY REMARKS .
Air , even that state of it which we term wind , may , in most situations , be
obtained in a quantity sufficient for every possible use ; and so likewise , on the
sea coast or on large rivers , may water carriage : though the wharfage or
harbour - room ...
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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