Geschichte der Statistik: Ein quellenmässiges Handbuch für den akademischen Gebrauch wie für den Selbstunterricht, 第 1 巻

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184 ページ - I take to do this, is not yet very usual ; for instead of using only comparative and superlative Words, and intellectual Arguments, I have taken the Course (as a Specimen of the Political Arithmetick I have long aimed at) to express myself in Terms of Number, Weight, or Measure ; to use only Arguments of Sense, and to consider only such Causes, as have visible Foundations in Nature...
290 ページ - The first of these propositions I considered as proved the moment the American increase was related, and the second proposition as soon as it was enunciated. The chief object of my work was to inquire what effects these laws, which I considered as established in the first six pages, had produced, and were likely to produce on society; a subject not very readily exhausted.
290 ページ - The power of the earth to produce subsistence is certainly not unlimited, but it is strictly speaking indefinite ; that is, its limits are not defined, and the time will probably never arrive when we shall be able to say, that no further labour or ingenuity of man could make further additions to it.
29 ページ - ... quot piscinae ; quantum est additum vel ablatum ; quantum valebat totum simul, et quantum modo ; quantum ibi quisque liber homo vel sochemannus habuit vel habet. Hoc totum tripliciter, scilicet tempore regis Aedwardi et quando rex Willelmus dedit, et quomodo sit modo ; et si potest plus haberi quam habeatur.
40 ページ - Estais, empires et principautez du monde, 'représentez par la description des pays, mœurs des habitans , richesses des provinces, les forces, le gouvernement, la religion et les princes qui ont gouverné...
315 ページ - On prend sur les registres des naissances et des morts , un grand nombre d'enfans que l'on suit pendant le Cours de leur vie , en déterminant combien il en reste à la fin de chaque année de. leur âge; et l'on inscrit ce nombre vis-à-vis de chaque année finissante.
157 ページ - College was turned into a barrack for soldiers, dispersed the philosophers ; but " their meetings," continues their historian, "were revived, and attended with a larger concourse of persons, eminent for their characters and learning, upon the Restoration, 1660; and, as appears from the journal book of the Royal Society, on the 28th of November that year, the Lord Viscount Brouncker, Mr. Boyle, Mr. Bruce, Sir Robert Moray, Sir Paul Neile, Dr. Wilkins, Dr. Goddard, Dr. Petty, Mr. Balle, Mr. Rooke,...
339 ページ - L'homme que je considère ici est, dans la société, l'analogue du centre de gravité dans les corps ; il est la moyenne autour de laquelle oscillent les éléments sociaux : ce sera, si l'on veut, un être fictif pour qui toutes les choses se passeront conformément aux résultats moyens obtenus pour la société.
159 ページ - Natural and political observations upon the bills of mortality, chiefly with reference to the government, religion, trade, growth, air, 1) Several essays, p.
179 ページ - Seamen, Soldiers ; Public Revenues, Interest, Taxes, Superlucration, Registries, Banks; Valuation of Men, Increasing of Seamen ; of Militias, harbours, Situation, Shipping, Power at sea, &c. : as the same relates to every country in general, but more particularly to the territories of His Majesty of Great Britain, and his neighbours of Holland, Zealand, and France.