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" Political economy or economics is a study of mankind in the ordinary business of life; it examines that part of individual and social action which is most closely connected with the attainment and with the use of the material requisites of well-being.... "
The Meaning of Social Science - Page 109
by Albion Woodbury Small - 1910 - 309 pages
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The housing of the poor

F. H. Millington - Business & Economics - 1891 - 104 pages
...of man's actions in the business of life ; it inquires how he gets his income, and how he uses it. Thus it is on one side a study of wealth, and on the other side a part of the study of man. In accordance with English traditions, it is held that the function...
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Principles of Economics, Volume 1

Alfred Marshall - Economics - 1891 - 770 pages
...CH' 1how he gets his income and how he uses it. Thus it is on Economics ~ i iiiii .is on one the one side a study of wealth, and on the other, and more im- Bide a study portant side, a part of the study of man. For man's character ^a Ou the has been moulded...
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Money and Social Problems

James Wilson Harper - Money - 1896 - 365 pages
...actions in the ordinary business of life ; it inquires how he gets his income, and how he uses it. Thus it is on one side a study of wealth, and on the...other and more important side, a part of the study of man."2 Money is the centre around which economic science clusters, " not because money or material...
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Proceedings of the Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow, Volume 28

Royal Philosophical Society of Glasgow - Science - 1897
...recent definitions would debar it altogether. Marshall .says " Political economy . . . is on the one side a study of wealth, and on the other, and more important side, a part of the study of man; " and in another place he states " Ethical forces are among those of which the economist has to...
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Elements of economics of industry, the first vol. of Elements of economics

Alfred Marshall - 1899
...material means of their well-being and to turn their resources to the best account. Thus it is on the one side a study of wealth, and on the other, and more important side, a part of the study of man. For man's character has been moulded by his every-day work, and by the material resources which he...
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A short history of English commerce and industry

Langford Lovell Price - Great Britain - 1900 - 252 pages
...his income, and how he uses it." " Thus," he proceeds, " Political Economy, or Economics, is on the one side a study of wealth, and on the other, and more important, side a part of the study of man. For man's character has been moulded by his every-day work, and by the material resources, which he...
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Japanese Notions of European Political Economy: Being a Summary of a ...

James Love - Economics - 1900 - 142 pages
...man's actions in the ordinary business of life ; it inquires how he gets his income and how he uses it. Thus, it is on one side a study of wealth, and on the other, a more important side, a part of the study of man." I fear that Japanese students may regard this as...
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Alfred the West Saxon: King of English

Dugald Macfadyen - 1901 - 376 pages
...ordinary business of life : it inquires how he gets his income and how he uses it. Thus it is on the one side a study of wealth, and on the other, and more important side, a part of the study of man. For man's character has been moulded by his everyday work, and by the material resources which he thereby...
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The Quarterly review, Volume 194

1901
...cease to exist. If, in our endeavour to escape from this dilemma, we say that economics ' is on the one side a study of wealth, and on the other, and more important side, a part of the study of man ' (Marshall, p. 1), we fall at once under the ban of the Archbishop's objection to ' treating of several...
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The Quarterly Review, Volume 194

William Gifford, Sir John Taylor Coleridge, John Gibson Lockhart, Whitwell Elwin, William Macpherson, William Smith, Sir John Murray (IV), George Walter Prothero, Rowland Edmund Prothero (Baron Ernle) - 1901
...cease to exist. If, in our endeavour to escape from this dilemma, we say that economics ' is on the one side a study of wealth, and on the other, and more important side, a part of the study of man ' (Marshall, p. 1), we fall at once under the ban of the Archbishop's objection to ' treating of several...
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