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" 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 interest. "
Freedomnomics: Why the Free Market Works and Other Half-baked Theories Don't - Page 1
by John R. Lott Jr. - 2007 - 275 pages
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith, M. Garnier (Germain) - 1838 - 429 pages
...benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, ur the luktr tbM w* expect our dinner, but from their теgard to their own interest We address ourselves, not to their humanity, but to their selfJove, and never talk to them of our own necessities, but of their advantages. Nobody but a beggar...
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the practitioner

Francis E. Anstie,M.D.,F.R.C.P. - 1873
...self-interest. " It is not," he says, " from the benevolence of the butcher, the brewer, or the baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard to their own interest." 1 He then proceeds to show that the division of labour is limited by the extent of the market; from...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 1

Adam Smith - Economics - 1880
...we stand in need of. 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 interest. We address ourselves, not to our humanity, but to their self-love, and never talk to them of their own necessities but of their...
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The Economic Review, Volume 15

Christian sociology - 1905
...inspired his remark, " 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 interest." " He may have obtained a general love of liberty from Hutcheson, but whence did he obtain the belief...
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The social philosophy of Carlyle and Ruskin

Frederick William Roe - Art - 1921 - 335 pages
...diminish its security. ... 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 interest." 2 Such are the classic presuppositions of the father of political economy. 1 1 refer of course chiefly...
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The Quarterly Journal of the University of North Dakota, Volume 8

1918
...sturdy common sense that "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 interest" and that "nobody but a beggar chooses to depend chiefly upon the benevolence of his fellow citizens."...
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Globalization and Social Change: People and Places in a Divided World

Diane Perrons - Social Science - 2004 - 366 pages
...unfettered markets because: '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 interest' (Smith 1976: 18). Thus, according to Smith, selfinterest ensures that people produce things that are...
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Boosters, Hustlers, and Speculators: Entrepreneurial Culture and the Rise of ...

Jocelyn Wills - Business & Economics - 2005 - 290 pages
...of their own— that "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 interest"— St. Paulites built their small trading outpost into a distribution center of some note during the territory's...
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Downsizing the State: Privatization and the Limits of Neoliberal Reform in ...

Dag MacLeod - Political Science - 2004 - 306 pages
...As Adam Smith argued, "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 interest" (1981, 26, 17). Moreover, according to liberal theory, the market supports individual freedom by limiting...
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War, Media, and Propaganda: A Global Perspective

Yahya R. Kamalipour, Nancy Snow - Social Science - 2004 - 261 pages
...The Wealth of Nations:4 "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 interest." But Adam Smith's endorsement of the benefits of self-interested behavior applied to owners and employees...
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