Publications of the American Economic Association, 1891, Vol. 6 (Classic Reprint)

Publications of the American Economic Association, 1891, Vol. 6 (Classic Reprint)

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Excerpt from Publications of the American Economic Association, 1891, Vol. 6 The reasons why the vaguest and wildest schemes for human regeneration, upon an economic basis, so readily find a hearing and a wide popular acceptance, are, besides the primary fact already noted, namely, that most of the teachers and disciples are new to this kind of thinking, three in number: First. The economists themselves are largely re sponsible for this state of things, on account of the arbitrary and unreal character of their assumptions and the haughty and contemptuous spirit' in which they have too often chosen to deliver their precepts. Especially are our American economists sinners above the rest in these respects. Long after even the English economists, who have been lordly enough, heaven knows! Had importantly modified the traditional premises of the science, to meet the facts of human nature, and had, with a wider outlook. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical more

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