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" By preferring the support of domestic to that of foreign industry he intends only his own security; and by directing that industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many... "
From Adam Smith to the Wealth of America - Page 20
by Alvin Rabushka - 1985 - 237 pages
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The Quarterly Journal of Economics, Volume 13

Economics - 1899
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain ; and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for society that it was no part...
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La formation du radicalisme philosophique ...

╔lie HalÚvy - France - 1901 - 1344 pages
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greateet value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an .invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Xor is it always the worse for the society that it was no...
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The Ethics of Naturalism: A Criticism

William Ritchie Sorley - Ethics - 1904 - 338 pages
...thought which characteri Wealth of Nations, book iv. chap. ii. : " He intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention." Cf. Kant, Idee zu einer allgemeinen Geschichte (1784) ;...
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University Chronicle, Volume 5

United States - 1902
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for the society that it was no...
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The Library of Original Sources: Advance in knowledge, 1650-1800

Oliver Joseph Thatcher - Encyclopedias and dictionaries - 1907
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for the society that it was no...
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English Prose: Eighteenth century

Sir Henry Craik - English literature - 1911
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for the society that it was no...
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Inventors and Money-makers: Lectures on Some Relations Between Economics and ...

Frank William Taussig - Business & Economics - 1915 - 138 pages
...industry in such manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention." — Wealth of Nations, Book IV, Ch. II (Vol. I, p. 421...
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Current Economic Problems: A Series of Readings in the Control of Industrial ...

Walton Hale Hamilton - Economics - 1916 - 789 pages
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for the society that it was no...
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Outlines and Exercises in Economics

Reuben McKitrick - Economics - 1917 - 137 pages
...industry in such a manner as its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this, as in many other cases, led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention. Nor is it always the worse for the society that it was no...
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Trade Unionism in the United States

Robert Franklin Hoxie - Labor unions - 1917 - 426 pages
...industry in such a manner that its produce may be of the greatest value, he intends only his own gain, and he is in this as in many other cases led by an invisible hand to promote an end which was no part of his intention." The slogans of this new philosophy were natural rights,...
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