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Review: An Essay on the Principle of Population

User Review  - Neil Collins - Goodreads

I read this book because it has been recommended as one of the influences for the modern capitalist system. Adam smith is regarded as the founding father of our current economic system and the ideas ... Read full review

Review: An Essay on the Principle of Population

User Review  - Patrik - Goodreads

I enjoyed reading the first third of this famous Essay. The first seven chapters described the principles of population for which Malthus has become justifiably famous and for which economics was ... Read full review

Review: An Essay on the Principle of Population

User Review  - Alexandros Soultos - Goodreads

Malthus probably stands at the top of the list of essayists whose original works needn't be read. Do yourself a favour and pick up any history of economic thought instead, you will certainly find 5 or fewer pages covering all you need to know about him and his work. Read full review

Review: An Essay on the Principle of Population

User Review  - Paul Adkin - Goodreads

Malthus' famous reflections on demographic unsustainability become lost in this work. It seems he is more interested in putting forward liberal-democratic, nihilistic ideas, like his concluding "evil ... Read full review


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