Taking the whole earth, instead of this island, emigration would of course be excluded; and, supposing the present population equal to a thousand millions, the human species would increase as the numbers 1, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and subsistence... The Literary Magazine, and American Register - Page 359edited by - 1804Full view - About this book
| Thomas Robert Malthus - Population - 1894 - 134 pages
...etc. In two centuries and a quarter the population would be to the means of subsistence as 512 to 10; **in three centuries, as 4096 to 13 ; and in two thousand...years the difference would be almost incalculable,** though the produce in that time would have increased to an immense extent. No limits whatever are placed... | |
| Louis Lafayette Williams, Fernando E. Rogers - Economics - 1895 - 248 pages
...were correct, the number of the people on the face of the earth would soon exceed the supply of food. **In two centuries the population would be to the means of subsistence as 256** is to 9, and long before that time people would be starving to death. For instance, in the United States,... | |
| John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1898
...the numbers i, 2,4,8, 16,32, 64, 128, 256; and the subsistence as 1,2,3, 4, Si 6, 7, BI 9. So that **in two centuries the population would be to the means...of subsistence as 256 to 9 ; in three centuries as** 4,096 to 13 ; and in two thousand years the difference would be almost incalculable. In this supposition... | |
| Thomas McGrady - Socialism and Christianity - 1901 - 304 pages
...increase as the numbers, i, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and subsistence as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, **8, 9. In two centuries the population would be to the means of subsistence as 256** is to 9, and in three centuries as 4,096 is to 13. The theory of wages advanced by Mitheim maintains... | |
| William Hazlitt - 1902
...128, 256, and subsistence as s, 2, 3,4, 6, 7, 8, 9. In two centuries the population would be to the me **of subsistence as 256 to 9 ; in three centuries as 4096 to 13, and** two thousand years, the difference would be almost incalculable. ' In this supposition no limits whatever... | |
| Charles Gide - Economics - 1902 - 592 pages
...elapse between two consecutive terms of these progressions. Thence he concluded that " at the end of **two centuries, the population would be to the means of subsistence as 256** are to 9 ; at the end of three centuries, as 4906 to 13 ; and after 2000 years, the difference would... | |
| John Clark Ridpath - Literature - 1903
...numbers i, 2,4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256 ; and the subsistence as i, 2,3, 4, Si 6, 7, 8, 9. So that **in two centuries the population would be to the means...of subsistence as 256 to 9 ; in three centuries as** 4,096 to 13 ; and in two thousand years the difference would be almost incalculable. In this supposition... | |
| Charles Gide - Economics - 1903 - 705 pages
...the population could be doubled Malthus estimated as twenty-five years. He therefore concluded that : **"In two centuries the population would be to the means of subsistence as** 2o6 to 9 ; in three centuries it would be as 4006 to 13 ; and in two thousand years the difference... | |
| Walton Hale Hamilton - Economics - 1916 - 789 pages
...and subsistence as 1,2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9. In two centuries the population would be to the m«ans **of subsistence as 256 to 9 ; in three centuries as...years the difference would be almost incalculable.** assignable quantity; yet still the power of population, being in every period so much greater, the... | |
| T. R. Malthus, Donald Winch, Patricia James - History - 1992 - 392 pages
...would increase as the numbers I, 2, 4, 8, 16, 32, 64, 128, 256, and subsistence as 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, **8, 9. In two centuries the population would be to...years the difference would be almost incalculable.** 15 [The concluding paragraphs of this chapter are based on pp. 22-6 of the 1798 Essay.] In this supposition... | |
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