An Essay on the Principle of Population and a Summary View of the Principle of Population

An Essay on the Principle of Population and a Summary View of the Principle of Population

By Thomas Robert Malthus; Antony G. Flew (Editor); Antony Flew (Introduction by)

Penguin Books, Paperback, 9780140432060, 304pp.

Publication Date: June 30, 1983

Description
Malthus's simple yet powerful argument was highly controversial in its day. Literary England despised him for dashing its hopes of social progress. today his name remains a byword for active concern about man's demographic and ecological prospects.


About the Author




Antony Flew was emeritus professor of philosophy in the University of Reading, England. He also served as visiting professor in institutions in North America, Africa, and Australia. He published much on many different philosophical questions, especially those of interest both to academic philosophers and to a wider public.