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What Everyone Should Know about Economics and Prosperity - Page 47
by James D. Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Richard Stroup - 1993 - 125 pages
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Voices of the Industrial Revolution

John Bowditch, Clement Ramsland - Business & Economics - 1961 - 187 pages
Studies social and economic issues through the writings of great thinkers of the age
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Money and the Morality of Exchange

Jonathan Parry - Business & Economics - 1989 - 276 pages
This collection is concerned with the symbolic representation of money in a range of different societies, and more specifically with the moral evaluation of monetary and ...
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Institutional Change: Theory and Empirical Findings

Sven-Erik Sjöstrand - Social Science - 1993 - 428 pages
...identified the principles underlying modern capitalism's ideal type of economic action. Economic action is motivated by self-interest: "It is not from the benevolence...expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest" (p. 18). Economic order, accordingly, emerges from individualistic competition: "The individual...
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A Christian Perspective on Political Thought

Stephen Charles Mott Professor of Christian Social Ethics Gordon-Conwell Theological Seminary - Political Science - 1993 - 352 pages
...society produces harmony. "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest." 23 The rich only intend to provide for their own convenience. To secure it they must hire the poor...
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The Early Origins of the Social Sciences

Lynn McDonald - Social Science - 1995 - 397 pages
...social good developed: "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest" (14). The labour theory of value has been a matter of so much controversy that its formulation merits...
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Integration or Separation? A Strategy for Racial Equality

Roy L. BROOKS, Roy L Brooks - Law - 2009 - 360 pages
...African American public schools, businesses, and communities would be created or redesigned to further self-interest: "It is not from the benevolence of...expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest," as Adam Smith wrote in The Wealth of Nations II. Each person employs his own felicific calculus;...
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An Introduction to Theory in Anthropology

Robert Layton - Social Science - 1997 - 241 pages
...rely on others' benevolence. People are more likely to gain what they need by appealing to others' self-interest. 'It is not from the benevolence of...but from their regard to their own self-interest' (Smith 1976 [1776]: 27). Since, in the society of his own time and place, most goods were exchanged...
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Christian Justice and Public Policy

Duncan B. Forrester - Religion - 1997 - 274 pages
...of other occupations: 'It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest.' The remainder of the quotation is not at all true of doctor-patient relations: 'We never talk to them...
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New Economics and Its History

John Bryan Davis - Business & Economics - 1997 - 328 pages
...threat to self-interested tradesmen, and their service to the public was a direct outgrowth of that self-interest: "It is not from the benevolence of...expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest (Smith [1776] 1976, 26-27). Furthermore, individual benefit must be freely associated with...
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Women Theorists on Society and Politics

Lynn McDonald - Philosophy - 1998 - 326 pages
...less provocative manner: "It is not from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own self-interest" (14). Mandeville's purpose was to explain that the bonds that hold society together were neither fear...
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