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" Political economy, considered as a branch of the science of a statesman or legislator, proposes two distinct objects: first, to provide a plentiful revenue or subsistence for the people, or more properly to enable them to provide such a revenue or subsistence... "
From Adam Smith to the Wealth of America - Page 211
by Alvin Rabushka - 1985 - 237 pages
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations, Volume 2

Adam Smith - 1811
...empire in the western provinces of Europe. BOOK IV. Of Systems of Political Economy. INTRODUCTION. POLITICAL economy, considered as a branch of the science...plentiful revenue or subsistence for the people, or, more properly,to enable them to provide such a revenue or subsistence to themselves; and, secondly, to supply...
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An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

Adam Smith - Economics - 1838 - 429 pages
...BOOK IV. OF SYSTEMS OK POLITICAL ECONOMY. INTRODUCTION. POLITICAL economy, considered as a branch jt~ the science of a statesman or legislator, proposes...provide a plentiful revenue or subsistence for the peouJe, or, more properly, to enable them to prot ide such a revenue or subsistence for themselves...
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On production

Joseph Salway Eisdell - Consumption (Economics) - 1839
...describing the nature, objects, and limits, of their inquiries. Dr. Adam Smith says, " Political economy proposes two distinct objects : first, to provide...people, or more properly, to enable them to provide a plentiful revenue or subsistence for themselves ; and, secondly, to supply the state or commonwealth...
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Della condizione economica delle nazioni

Girolamo Parisi - Economics - 1840 - 348 pages
...economy, considered ns a brandi of the « Science of a Statesman or legislator, proposes two di« stioct objects ; first, to provide a plentiful revenue or...subsistence for the people, or, more properly, to enable « Ihcin to provide such a revenue or subsistence fur them " sclvi..s; and scrunillv , to supply the...
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The Influence of Aristocracies on the Revolutions of Nations: Considered in ...

James J. Macintyre - Aristocracy - 1843 - 464 pages
...consideration of the science of Political Economy. Dr. Adam Smith defined Political Economy as proposing two distinct objects : — " first, to provide a plentiful...or, more properly, to enable them to provide such revenue or subsistence for themselves; and, secondly, to supply the state or commonwealth with a revenue...
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A System of Political Economy

John Emelius Lancelot Shadwell - Economics - 1877 - 625 pages
...In the introduction to that book he expressly states that the objects of Political Economy are : " First, to provide a plentiful revenue or subsistence...or more properly to enable them to provide such a reventte or subsistence for themselves ; and, secondly, to supply the State or Commonwealth with a...
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Questions and exercises in political economy, arranged and ed. by W.P. Emerton

Palaestra Oxoniensis - 1879
...exchange.' — Anonymous, approved by Rogers in his edition of ' Wealth of Nations,' vol. ii. I, note. ' Political Economy, considered as a branch of the science...statesman or legislator, proposes two distinct objects : 1st, to provide a plentiful revenue or subsistence for the people, or more properly to enable them...
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An analysis of Adam Smiths' Inquiry into the nature and causes of ..., Volume 2

Jeremiah Joyce - 1880
...passage is very characteristic of our author. 21 BOOK IV. OF SYSTEMS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. INTRODUCTION. Political Economy, considered as a branch of the science...statesman or legislator, proposes two distinct objects: (1) To provide a plentiful revenue or subsistence for the people, or more properly to enable them to...
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Cyclopaedia of Political Science, Political Economy, and of the ..., Volume 3

John Joseph Lalor - Economics - 1884
...there, and they characterized or defined, in the course of his work, the science which he treated. "Political economy, considered as a branch of the...legislator, proposes two distinct objects: first, to supply a plentiful revenue or subsistence for Unpeople, or, more properly, to enable them to pro vide...
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The Scottish Review, Volume 10

1887
...of the Wealth of Nations, he starts with the definition, part of which has been already quoted, of ' Political Economy, considered as a branch of the science of a statesman or legislator,' and ' it proposes to enrich both the people and the sovereign.' What then is the relation of Adam Smith's...
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