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" I think I may fairly make two postulata. First, That food is necessary to the existence of man. Secondly, That the passion between the sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in its present state. "
Attacking Poverty - Page 49
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A Reply to the Essay on Population: By the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a Series ...

William Hazlitt - 1807 - 378 pages
...following positions, viz. " First, that food is necessary to the existence " of man." " Secondly, That the, passion between the " sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in " its present state." " These two laws," he adds, " ever since we1 " have had any knowledge of mankind, appear " to have...
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A reply to the Essay on population, by the rev. T.R. Malthus, in a series of ...

Thomas Robert Malthus, William Hazlitt - 1807 - 378 pages
...positions, viz. " First, that food is necessary to the existence " of man.'* 1-21 " Secondly, That the passion between the " sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in " its present state." " These two laws," he adds, " ever since we " have had any knowledge of mankind, appear " to have been...
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A Reply to the Essay on Population: By the Rev. T. R. Malthus. In a Series ...

William Hazlitt - 1807 - 378 pages
...to, but the immediate effects of, the principle of population, and of nothing else. '' Secondly, That the passion between the " sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in " its present state/* " These two laws," he adds, " ever since we " have had any knowledge of mankind, appear " to have been...
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Parallel Chapters from the First and Second Editions of An Essay on the ...

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1894 - 134 pages
...may fairly make two postulata. First, That food is necessary to the existence of man. Secondly, That the passion between the sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in its present state. These two laws ever since we have had any /knowledge of mankind, appear to have been fixed laws of...
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The Collected Works of William Hazlitt: A reply to Malthus. The spirit of ...

William Hazlitt - 1902
...following positions, viz. ' First, that food is necessary to the existence of man.' ' Secondly, That the passion between the sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in its present state.' ' These two laws,' he adds, ' ever since we have had any knowledge of mankind, appear to have been...
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INTRODUCTION TO ECONOMICS

HENRY ROGERS SEAGER - 1905
...demonstration the propositions: (i) “that food is necessarv to the existence of man,” and (2) “that the passion between the sexes is necessary and will remain nearly in its present state.” From these he proceeded on the basis partly of reasoning and partly of observation to the conclusion...
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The Economic Principles of Confucius and His School, Volumes 1-2

Huan-chang Chʻen - 1911 - 756 pages
...existence of man. Secondly, that the pas1 Li Ki, bk. vii, p. 380. ' Classics, vol. ii, p. 397. sion between the sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in its present state." 1 These two postulata are similar to those of Confucius. However, Malthus develops from these wants...
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Development of Social Theory

James Pendleton Lichtenberger - 1923 - 482 pages
...postulates are laid down, viz : "First, That food is necessary to the existence of man. Secondly, That the passion between the sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in its present state." 1s The impulses of hunger and sex are essential to the maintenance of the individual and of the race....
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Population: The First Essay

Thomas Robert Malthus - 1959 - 139 pages
...fairly make two postulata. "First, That food is necessary to the existence of man. "Secondly, That the passion between the sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in its present state. "Assuming, then, my postulata as granted, I say, that the power of population is indefinitely greater...
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Mathematics in Western Culture

Morris Kline - 1964 - 512 pages
...argument begins with the axioms.] First, That food is necessary to the existence of man. Second, That the passion between the sexes is necessary, and will remain nearly in its present state. . . [In other words, sex is here to stay.] Assuming, then, my postulata as granted, I say, that the...
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