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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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Law, Ideas and Ideology in Politics: Perspectives of an Activist

Ashwani Kumar - India - 2003 - 224 pages
...'conductor' of technology for development." (Rosenblatt, 1979, p. 29). innovation and investment, " 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" (see Smith, 1976, p. 477), but "once competition was lost,...
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The Place of Science in Modern Civilization

Thorstein Veblen - Business & Economics - 2007 - 520 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 society that it was no part...
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The Philosophy of Martin Scorsese

Mark Conard - Performing Arts - 2007 - 280 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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The Cult of the Market: Economic Fundamentalism and Its Discontents

Lee Boldeman - Business & Economics - 2007 - 316 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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Anarchy And the Law: The Political Economy of Choice

Edward Stringham - Political Science - 2007 - 698 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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Teaching the Ethical Foundations of Economics

Jonathan B. Wight, John S. Morton - Education - 2007 - 188 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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The Political Economy of Welfare Reform in the United States

Mary Reintsma - Business & Economics - 2007 - 232 pages
...those goods that are most in demand. Thus Smith writes that man: . . . 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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Calculated Futures: Theology, Ethics, and Economics

D. Stephen Long, Nancy Ruth Fox, Tripp York - Religion - 2007 - 233 pages
...industry in such a manner as it 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 Mind of the Market: Compassionate Apes, Competitive Humans, and Other ...

Michael Shermer - Business & Economics - 2008 - 308 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. By pursuing his own interest he frequently promotes that...
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Explaining Social Behavior: More Nuts and Bolts for the Social Sciences

Jon Elster - Philosophy - 2007
..."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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