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" Laisser-faire, in short, should be the general practice: every departure from it, unless required by some great good, is a certain evil. "
Principles of Political Economy: With Some of Their Applications to Social ... - Page 542
by John Stuart Mill - 1857
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A Course in Public Economics

John Leach - Business & Economics - 2004 - 413 pages
...century later, displayed an equal ambivalence toward free markets. He argued that "laissez faire . . .should be the general practice; every departure from it, unless required by some greater good, is a certain evil," but had little difficulty in identifying justifiable interventions,...
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Economists and Poverty: From Adam Smith to Amartya Sen

Daniel Rauhut - Economists - 2005 - 335 pages
...on what the government ought to do or not. The guiding principle is the following: " Laisser-faire, in short, should be the general practice: every departure from it, unless required be some great good, is a certain evil" (Mill 1985, p. 314). 5 Beside the duties of a night-watch state,...
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Tocqueville's Road Map: Methodology, Liberalism, Revolution, and Despotism

Roger Boesche - Political Science - 2006 - 217 pages
...to an evolutionary socialism, Mill in his most common stance favored laissez-faire: "Laissez-faire, in short, should be the general practice: every departure...unless required by some great good, is a certain evil." Principles of Political Economy (London: JW Parker, 1848), 947. 16. See, for example, Reinhard Bendix,...
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The Arts as a Weapon of War: Britain and the Shaping of National Morale in ...

J?rn Weing?rtner - History - 2006 - 238 pages
...case, not on those who resist, but on those who recommend, government interference. Laisser-faire, in short, should be the general practice: every departure...it, unless required by some great good, is a certain evil.71 II. THE POLITICAL REASONS FOR STATE NEUTRALITY IN THE SPHERE OF ARTS IN GREAT BRITAIN In a...
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The Paradox of Democratic Capitalism: Politics and Economics in American Thought

David F. Prindle - Business & Economics - 2006 - 368 pages
...usually began with a short, unambiguous statement advocating the classical position— "laissez-faire, in short, should be the general practice; every departure from it, unless required by some greater good, is a certain evil" is an excellent example." Then he would expand on the qualification—...
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On Classical Economics

Thomas Sowell - Business & Economics - 2006 - 304 pages
..."the province of government."82 Mill declared that laissez-faire "should be the general practice" and "every departure from it, unless required by some great good, is a certain evil." This was not only because governments tended to be inefficient,84 but because democratic government...
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Legal Foundations of Tribunals in Nineteenth Century England

Chantal Stebbings - Law - 2009 - 380 pages
...accordingly wanted to keep state intervention in the lives of individuals to a minimum. 'Letting alone, in short, should be the general practice: every departure...unless required by some great good, is a certain evil.' However, he Taylor identifies 'extremes of definition', and observes that 'one man's laissezfaire is...
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Economics, Competition and Academia: An Intellectual History of Sophism ...

Donald Stabile - Education - 2007 - 148 pages
...Leathers 2003: 75-7). For example in most cases of economic activities, Mill believed, 'Laisserfaire, in short, should be the general practice: every departure...unless required by some great good, is a certain evil' (Mill 1969: 950). In the case of education, however, Mill saw that a departure from laissez faire would...
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