Category: Economics

An Essay on the Principle of Population: The Original 1798 Edition by Thomas Malthus

Buy on Amazon Buy in Bulk – 20% off retail when you buy 100 or more copies.  Click here for more details. Thomas Malthus was a mild-mannered economist who set the world afire in 1798 with this essay on the ‘principle of population.’ Prompted to put his thoughts down on paper in response to a work …

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“Eugenics and Other Evils” by G.K. Chesterton

Mr. Chesterton’s long essay on eugenics and other evils was written in 1922, just a few years

“The Principles of Scientific Management” by Frederick Winslow Taylor

Frederick Winslow Taylor was an early advocate for applying ‘scientific’ principles to the

“A Message to Garcia: The Original 1899 Edition” by Elbert Hubbard

Elbert Hubbard penned his classic essay, “A Message to Garcia” in one hour after a dinnertime discussion

“Common Sense” by Thomas Paine

Published in January of 1776, Thomas Paine’s fiery defense for independence came at just the right moment to turn the tide of American opinion towards freedom and

“That Which is Seen, and That Which is Not Seen: Bastiat and the Broken Window (1853)” by Frédéric Bastiat

Frédéric Bastiat is well known for his ‘broken window’ parable.  While other economists were looking at how maintaining a standing army, launching public works projects,