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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. "
What Everyone Should Know about Economics and Prosperity - Page 47
by James D. Gwartney, Richard L. Stroup, Richard Stroup, Fraser Institute (Vancouver, B.C.) - 1993 - 125 pages
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Voices of the Industrial Revolution

John Bowditch, Clement Ramsland - Business & Economics - 1961 - 187 pages
...addition to a "propensity to truck, barter and exchange one thing for another," is motivated above all by self-interest. "It is not from the benevolence...baker, that we expect our dinner, but from their regard for their own interest. We address ourselves, not to their humanity but to their self-love. . ." To...
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Money and the Morality of Exchange

Jonathan Parry, Maurice Bloch - Business & Economics - 1989 - 276 pages
...hard-nosed observation 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 self-interest' (Smith 1904: 16). Avarice, the root of all evil, becomes the foundation of society; Publick Benefit...
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Institutional Change: Theory and Empirical Findings

Sven-Erik Sjöstrand - Business & Economics - 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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