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|Statement||By the late M. Frederic Bastiat. Part I. Sophisms of protection--First series. Part II. Sophisms of protection--Second series. Part III. Spoliation and law. Part IV. Capital and interest. Tr. from the Paris ed. of 1863.|
|Contributions||White, Horace, 1834-1916, tr., McCord, Mrs. Louisa Susannah (Cheves) 1810-1880, tr.|
|LC Classifications||HF2095 .B323|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||1 p. l., xvi, 398 p.|
|Number of Pages||398|
|LC Control Number||03013250|
However marvelous this discovery was, one might, at first sight, have hesitated to decide whether it was harmful or beneficial. Plato sought to distinguish sophists from philosophers, arguing that a sophist was a person who made his living through deception, whereas a philosopher was a lover of wisdom who sought the truth. I said at the beginning that there is a variable ratio between the intensity of labor and its result; that absolute imperfection consists in an infinite effort without any result; absolute perfection, in an unlimited result without any effort; and perfectibility, in the progressive diminution of effort by comparison with the result. Thus, M.
Some scholars, such as Ugo Zilioli  argue that the sophists held a relativistic view on cognition and knowledge. Give me Mr. Examples include meteorosophist, which roughly translates to "expert in celestial phenomena"; gymnosophist or "naked sophist", a word used to refer to Indian philosophers, deipnosophist or "dinner sophist" as in the title of Athenaeus 's Deipnosophistaeand iatrosophista type of physician in the later Roman period. Bastiat defended private possession, free markets, and limited government protectionism. Has anyone ever suggested, or is it possible to maintain, that scarcity is the basis of man's well-being?
The doctrine consists in regarding this circumstance as harmful, and in seeing in the very efficiency and productiveness of the new industry a limit to its usefulness. He reasoned, employing repetition to various applications, against fallacious arguments promoting the "Protection" of industries to the detriment of consumers and society. Has not M. It will not be long.
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Oh, how much better if it only took twenty times, one hundred times, the land, capital, and labor to achieve the same result! Some scholars, such as Ugo Zilioli  argue that the sophists held a relativistic view on cognition and knowledge. In Sophisms of the protectionists.
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The law has made no change on the heat of the sun of Lisbon, or on the frequency and intensity of the frosts of Paris. The avowed object and acknowledged effect of restrictive measures is to increase the amount of labor necessary for a given result.
We believe that our protective tariffs should simply represent the difference between the net cost of a commodity that we produce and the net cost of a similar commodity produced in a foreign country We can write cheap original paper fast! For example, the comic playwright Aristophanes criticizes the sophists as hairsplitting wordsmiths, and makes Socrates their representative.
This indisputable tendency of mankind, once its existence is verified, should suffice, it would seem, to make the correct principle clear to the legislator and show him in what way he ought to help industry in Sophisms of the protectionists.
book far as it is within his province to do so ; for it would be absurd to say that the laws of man should run counter to the laws of Providence. I highly recommend. Thus, when one speaks of equalizing the conditions of production, one should at least ascertain whether free trade does not do what one seeks to accomplish by arbitrary control.
It is precisely because your land is more fertile that it is more expensive, so that it is not accidentally, but necessarily, that an equilibrium is established or tends to be established; and it cannot be denied that the system of free trade is the one that most favors this tendency.
I like to believe that they would welcome with joy the discovery of a universal cure; but it would not be as physicians, but as men and as Christians that they would yield to such an impulse: by a laudable art of self-abnegation, they would take the point of view of the consumer.
Log in to add this title in your wishlist Please Log in and add this title to your wishlist. This usefulness would be still more limited if, thanks to the fertility of the soil or the vigor of the sugar beet, we were to harvest from 24, hectares what we can now obtain from only 48, He may wish that food and shelter, roof and hearth, education and morality, security and peace, strength and health, all be his without effort, without toil, and without limit, like the dust of the roads, the water of the stream, the air that surrounds us, and the sunlight that bathes us; and yet the realization of these wishes would in no way conflict with the good of society.
Bugeaud: Let bread be costly, that is to say, scarce, and the farmers will prosper: this is still the theory of scarcity.
If I have dwelt upon this distinction between the conditions of production and the conditions of sale, a distinction which the protectionists will no doubt pronounce paradoxical, it is because it leads me to inflict on them another, and a much stranger, paradox, which is this: Would you equalize effectually the conditions of production, leave exchange free.
There is nothing in his conclusions which cannot be found in his premises. First Series, Chapter 1 Abundance and Scarcity Which is preferable for man and for society, abundance or scarcity?
If you abolish this protection, which represents the difference in net costs, the foreigner will invade your market and acquire a monopoly. It increases proportionately to the increase to the ratio of result to effort. In order to prove this, I shall have to depart somewhat from the customary form of a work of this kind.
Aristotle did not actually accept payment from PhilipAlexander's father, but requested that Philip reconstruct Aristotle's home town of Stageira as payment, which Philip had destroyed in a previous campaign, terms which Philip accepted.Jul 26, · The Paperback of the Economic Sophisms by Frederic Bastiat at Barnes & Noble.
FREE Shipping on $35 or more! I do not propose to engage in a contest with the protectionists; but rather to instil a principle into the minds of those who hesitate because they sincerely doubt. The book has an active table of contents for easy access to each 4/5(1).
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Excerpt from the Preface: “There is scarcely an argument current among the protectionists of the United States that was not current in France at the time Bastiat wrote the Sophismes Economiques.
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