An Essay on the Principle of Population

Unabridged Audiobook

Written By: Thomas R. Malthus

Narrated By: Unknown

Publisher: Books Should Be Free

Date: January 2011

Duration: 5 hours 34 minutes

Summary:

The power of population is indefinitely greater than the power in the earth to produce subsistence for man. Population, when unchecked, increases in a geometrical ratio. Subsistence increases only in an arithmetical ratio. A slight acquaintance with numbers will show the immensity of the first power in comparison with the second (Malthus).

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