Progress, Poverty and Population: Re-reading Condorcet, Godwin and Malthus

Progress, Poverty and Population: Re-reading Condorcet, Godwin and Malthus

by John Avery, Thomas Robert Malthus, Jean Antoine Condorcet, William Godwin
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0714647500

ISBN-13: 9780714647500

Pub. Date: 10/31/1997

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

This work traces the history of a debate which took place among the economists, political philosophers and writers of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, about whether the benefits of scientific progress would be nullified by the growth of the global population.

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This work traces the history of a debate which took place among the economists, political philosophers and writers of the late 18th and early 19th centuries, about whether the benefits of scientific progress would be nullified by the growth of the global population.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780714647500
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
10/31/1997
Pages:
168
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 0.50(d)

Table of Contents

Condorcet; Godwin; Frankenstein's monster; Malthus; the iron law. Epilogue: who was right? Appendix: Condorcet's Sur l'admission des femmes au droit de Cite.

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