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" Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature ; with every rood of land brought into cultivation which is capable of growing food for human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture... "
Valuing the Earth, second edition: Economics, Ecology, Ethics - Page 28
edited by - 1992 - 399 pages
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Theories of Property: Aristotle to the Present

Crawford Brough Macpherson, Anthony Parel, Thomas Flanagan, Calgary Institute for the Humanities - Business & Economics - 1979 - 395 pages
...times in the presence of his species. A world from which solitude is extirpated, is a very poor ideal ...Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating...nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature." Concluding the chapter with the remark that "a stationary condition of capital and population implies...
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Die Bewertung des technischen Fortschritts: e. systemat. Übers. d ..., Volume 2

Johan Hendrik Jacob van der Pot - Economic history - 1985 - 707 pages
...die späteren Generationen auf einer überfüllten Erde werden leben müssen: „It is not good for man to be kept perforce at all times in the presence...which is capable of growing food for human beings" (II, 311). Der Gedanke, dass es die Aufgabe des Menschen sei, die Natur zu vervollkommnen, ist, wie...
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Critics of Capitalism: Victorian Reactions to 'Political Economy'

Elisabeth Jay, Richard Jay - Business & Economics - 1986 - 268 pages
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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Limits to Satisfaction: An Essay on the Problem of Needs and Commodities

William Leiss - Business & Economics - 1988 - 184 pages
...desirable level had been reached almost everywhere on the planet. But there is another dimension as well: 'Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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The Victorian Age in Prose

Alan W. Bellringer, C. B. Jones - Social Science - 1988 - 241 pages
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings ; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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Theorists of Economic Growth from David Hume to the Present: With a ...

W. W. Rostow - Business & Economics - 1992
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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Mill and Liberalism

Maurice Cowling - History - 1990 - 161 pages
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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Beyond the New Right: Markets, Government and the Common Environment

John Gray - Political Science - 1994 - 195 pages
...increased production is still an important object: in those most advanced, what is economically needed is a better distribution, of which one indispensable means...quadrupeds, or birds which are not domesticated for man' s use exterminated as his rivals for food, every hedgerow or superfluous tree rooted out, and...
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Living within Limits: Ecology, Economics, and Population Taboos

Garrett Hardin - Philosophy - 1995 - 352 pages
...and aspirations which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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Toward Sustainable Development: Concepts, Methods, and Policy

International Society for Ecological Economics, International Society for Ecological Economics Staff - Business & Economics - 1994 - 287 pages
...and aspirations, which are not only good for the individual, but which society could ill do without. Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...human beings; every flowery waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for man's use exterminated as his rivals...
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