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The Therapy of Desire: Theory and Practice in Hellenistic Ethics
Martha Craven Nussbaum
Limited preview - 1996
abolish accomplish acts Adam Smith adapted adjust adopted anarchical applied arts attain average beneficent breed capital capitalist capitalistic system common sense competitive system conditional compensation consumer course decrease demand desiderata diminishing directors distribution of wealth dogma duction Economy of Happiness efficiency of consumption efficiency of production elements of happiness employed end of utility equal Expense per commodity factor of production free trade fund Hence hours of labor human nature immigration improvement increase indicative ratio individual interest intuitionism inverse function labor cost laissez faire less machinery maximum means of production mechanism ment method misery mode moral nation natural selection nominal wages object oligarchist oligarchy operation organization output pain pantocracy pantocratic system political population poverty practice principle private monopoly profit proposed public monopoly race result socialism stimulated success supply tend theory tion unhappiness United utilitarian wage earners
Page 179 - That palter with us in a double sense ; That keep the word of promise to our ear, And break it to our hope.
Page 43 - tis all a cheat : Yet, fooled with hope, men favour the deceit ; Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay : To-morrow's falser than the former day ; Lies worse, and, while it says, we shall be blest With some new joys, cuts off what we possest. Strange cozenage ! None would live past years again, Yet all hope pleasure in what yet remain ; And, from the dregs of life, think to receive, What the first sprightly running could not give. I'm tired with waiting for this chemic gold, Which fools us young,...
Page i - HAPPINESS ! our being's end and aim ! Good, Pleasure, Ease, Content ! whate'er thy name: That something still which prompts th' eternal sigh, For which we bear to live, or dare to die...
Page 9 - Capital which in this manner fulfils the whole of its office in the production in which it is engaged, by a single use, is called Circulating Capital.
Page 56 - Hand in hand with this centralisation, or this expropriation of many capitalists by few, develop, on an ever extending scale, the co-operative form of the labour-process, the conscious...
Page 8 - There is no exception to the rule that every organic being naturally increases at so high a rate, that if not destroyed, the earth would soon be covered by the progeny of a single pak.
Page 57 - Centralisation of the means of production and socialisation of labour at last reach a point where they become incompatible with their capitalist integument. This integument is burst asunder. The knell of capitalist private property sounds. The expropriators are expropriated.
Page 42 - tis all a cheat, " Yet fool'd with hope, men favour the deceit; " Trust on, and think to-morrow will repay ; > " To-morrow's falser than the former day...