The man we love to hate: it’s time to reappraise Thomas Robert Malthus

source: Cambridge University    2016年5月19日
Thomas Robert Malthus, who was born 250 years ago, became notorious for his ‘principle of population’. He argued that, because poverty was inevitable, some people would not find a seat at ‘nature’s table’ and would perish. In a new book, historians at Cambridge and Harvard set the life and work of this contentious thinker within a wider context – and look in particular at his engagement with the world beyond Europe. - See more at: http://www.cam.ac.uk/research/news/th...

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