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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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Political Ideologies: An Introduction

Robert Eccleshall, Michael Kenny, Vincent Geoghegan - Political Science - 1994 - 301 pages
...effects upon nature and alienation of humans from the natural world, and anticipated later Green ideas: Nor is there much satisfaction in contemplating the...is capable of growing food for human beings; every flower waste or natural pasture ploughed up, all quadrupeds or birds which are not domesticated for...
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How Many People Can the Earth Support?

Joel E. Cohen - Business & Economics - 1996 - 532 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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Hayek and After: Hayekian Liberalism As a Research Programme

Jeremy Shearmur - Business & Economics - 2006 - 268 pages
...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 the...world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature.3 Hayek's revision of Bentham (from The Greatest Happiness of the Greatest Number to The Greatest...
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People Policy: Australia's Population Choices

Kenneth Douglas Cocks - Australia - 1996 - 347 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 world with nothing left of the spontaneous activity of nature; with every rood of land brought into cultivation, which is capable...
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The Economics of Population: Key Classic Writings, Volume 1

Julian L. Simon - Economic development - 1997 - 225 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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The Growth of the Liberal Soul

David Walsh, UNIVERSITY OF MISSOURI PRESS - Philosophy - 1997 - 386 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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Principles of Political Economy: And, Chapters on Socialism

John Stuart Mill - Business & Economics - 1998 - 450 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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The Business of Consumption: Environmental Ethics and the Global Economy

Laura Westra, Patricia Hogue Werhane - Business & Economics - 1998 - 377 pages
...instrumental value. More than a century ago, as England lost its last truly wild places, Mill condemned a world with nothing left to the spontaneous activity...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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Protection of Global Biodiversity: Converging Strategies

Lakshman D. Guruswamy, Jeffrey A. McNeely - Nature - 1998 - 425 pages
...that ordinary farming has produced on land — a world, according to John Stuart Mill (1987, 750), with nothing left to the spontaneous activity of nature;...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 Cambridge Companion to Mill

John Skorupski - Philosophy - 1998 - 591 pages
...where people can have the solitude to appreciate "natural beauty and grandeur". It will not destroy all "the spontaneous activity of nature", [w]ith every...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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