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" An augmentation of fortune is the means by which the greater part of men propose and wish to better their condition. "
Staats- und sozialwissenschaftliche Forschungen - 81 ページ
Wilhelm Hasbach 著 - 1891 - 177 ページ
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Educating the Prince: Essays in Honor of Harvey Mansfield

Harvey Claflin Mansfield - 2000 - 326 ページ
...satisfied with his situation. Smith's indirectness is provocatively revealed by his elaboration of "the means by which the greater part of men propose and wish to better their condition": increased wealth. In asserting that this conception of betterment is only "the most vulgar and the...

Early Histories of Economic Thought, 1824-1914: History of economic doctrines

Charles Gide, Charles Rist - 2000 - 672 ページ
...men propose and wish to better their eondition. It is the means the must vulgar and the most obvious; and the most likely way of augmenting their fortune, is to save and aeeumulate some part of what they aequire." This desire is so powerful that even the greatest follies...

Modern Catholic Social Documents and Political Economy

Albino F. Barrera, OP - 2001 - 352 ページ
...bettering our condition ... comes with us from the womb and never leaves us until we go to the grave.... An augmentation of fortune is the means by which the...of men propose and wish to better their condition (Smith [1776] 1937, book II, chap. Ill, 324-25). Every individual is continually exerting himself to...

Hayek's Liberalism and Its Origins: His Idea of Spontaneous Order and the ...

Christina Petsoulas - 2001 - 201 ページ
...till we go into the grave' and which manifests itself in man's incessant effort to accumulate wealth: 'an augmentation of fortune is the means by which...greater part of men propose and wish to better their condition'.160 It is, according to Smith, vanity, ambition, the desire for recognition, or, in more...

Revisioning Transpersonal Theory: A Participatory Vision of Human Spirituality

Jorge N. Ferrer - 2001 - 299 ページ
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The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - 2000 - 727 ページ
...shopkeepers. Restlessness, stated Smith, was the spur to opulence, 'an augmentation of fortune' being the means by which 'the greater part of men propose and wish to better their condition'. 39 Commercial society thus squared with human nature. What was truly 'unnatural', it followed, was...

The Creation of the Modern World: The Untold Story of the British Enlightenment

Roy Porter - 2000 - 727 ページ
...shopkeepers. Restlessness, stated Smith, was the spur to opulence, 'an augmentation of fortune' being the means by which 'the greater part of men propose and wish to better their condition'.39 Commercial society thus squared with human nature. What was truly 'unnatural', it followed,...

The Culture of Capital: Property, Cities, and Knowledge in Early Modern England

Henry S. Turner - 2002 - 304 ページ
...and dispassionate, comes with us from the womb, and never leaves us till we go into the grave. ... An augmentation of fortune is the means by which the...augmenting their fortune, is to save and accumulate. ... in the greater part of men, taking the whole course of their life at an average, the principle...

Leading with Purpose: The New Corporate Realities

Richard R. Ellsworth - 2002 - 407 ページ
...human motivation, one that "comes with us from the womb and never leaves us till we go into the grave. An augmentation of fortune is the means by which the...of men propose and wish to better their condition. It is the means the most vulgar and the most obvious."67 Interestingly, Smith believed that people...

Adam Smith, Optimist Or Pessimist?: A New Problem Concerning the ...

Jim Alvey, James E. Alvey - 2003 - 323 ページ
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