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Conclusion

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 5054 words.

‘Conclusion’ asks: What does Malthus have to say that is both new and true to an early twenty-first-century audience? It is now recognized that he posed many issues that are of continuing...

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From population to political economy

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 6706 words.

‘From population to political economy’ explains how Malthus was drawn into wider speculations on the wealth of nations. It soon became apparent that the problems of agricultural production...

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Life

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 1469 words.

‘Life’ explores Malthus's publications and the development of his theories of population. In his first Essay, when dealing with the contribution, as he saw it, of the English Poor Laws to...

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Malthus

Donald Winch.

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Book. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 144 pages.

Thomas Robert Malthus was an English cleric whose ideas, as expounded in his most famous work the Essay on the Principle of Population, caused a storm of controversy. Malthus: A Very Short...

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The political economy of stable growth

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 6085 words.

‘The political economy of stable growth’ examines The Principles of Political Economy, which was based on Malthus's belief that ‘the science of political economy bears a nearer resemblance...

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Population: the first <i>Essay</i>

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 6493 words.

‘Population: the first Essay’ explains how the first Essay pursues a complex polemical strategy. It begins with an exposition of the principle of population treated as a set of deductive...

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Population: the second <i>Essay</i>

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 5889 words.

The expanded version of the Essaywas a more mature treatise on morals and politics. ‘Population: the second Essay’ deals with the more important themes to emerge from Malthus's revisions of...

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Reputation

in Malthus

June 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Chapter. Subjects: Intellectual History; History of Economic Thought; Political Economy; Population and Demography. 3231 words.

The principle which Robert Malthus enunciated with such force was a universal one capable of explaining the past, present, and future condition of mankind wherever it was to be found — that...

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