人口论原理(英汉对照)
An Essay on the Principle of Population (Chinese-English Bilingual Edition)

  • 作   者:

    马尔萨斯
    Malthus

  • 译   者:

    张大川

  • 出版社:

    外语教学与研究出版社
    Foreign Language Teaching and Research Press

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马尔萨斯的人口理论在客观上提醒了人们注意人口与生活资料比例协调,防止人口的过速增长,从而成为现代理论的开端其人口理论在经济学上也被得到广泛的应用,可以说,也是当今人类被关注的焦点。

The book predicted a grim future, as population would increase geometrically, doubling every 25 years, but food production would only grow arithmetically (rising as 1,2,3,4, etc.), which would result in famine and starvation, unless births were controlled.As the world's population continues to grow at a frighteningly rapid rate, Malthus's classic warning against overpopulation gains increasing importance.ature which has in view no such extensive utility; the propensity to truck, barter, and exchange one thing for another.

《人口论原理》于1798年由人口学家马尔萨斯发表,为政治经济学的经典之作。

An Essay on the Principle of Population examines the tendency of human numbers to outstrip their resources, and argues that checks in the form of poverty, disease, and starvation are necessary to keep societies from moving beyond their means of subsistence. Malthus's simple but powerful argument was controversial in his time; today his name has become a byword for active concern about humankind's demographic and ecological prospects.

托马斯·罗伯特·马尔萨斯,英国人口学家和政治经济学家。他的《人口论原理》影响深远,至今在社会学和经济学领域仍有争论。

Thomas Robert Malthus was an English cleric and scholar, influential in the fields of political economy and demography.

近年来自然哲学的伟大发现出人意料、层出不穷,印刷术的普及加快了一般知识的传播,而锐意执著、挣脱枷锁的探索精神也在整个知识界乃至非知识界蔚然成风。在政治问题上也出现了一些令头晕目眩、振聋发聩的新奇见解,尤其是政治领域发生了一件惊天动地的大事——法国大革命,它犹如一颗炽热的彗星,似乎注定要给地球上畏缩不前的栖居者注入新的生命和活力,或者将他们烧尽焚毁。所有这一切让许多有识之士一致认为,我们正在跨入一个充满重大变革的时期,这些变革将在某种程度上决定人类的未来命运。

The great and unlooked for discoveries that have taken place of late years in natural philosophy; the increasing diffusion of general knowledge from the extension of the art of printing; the ardent and unshackled spirit of inquiry that prevails throughout the lettered, and even unlettered world; the new and extraordinary lights that have been thrown on political subjects, which dazzle, and astonish the understanding; and particularly that tremendous phenomenon in the political horizon the French Revolution, which, like a blazing comet, seems destined either to inspire with fresh life and vigour, or to scorch up and destroy the shrinking inhabitants of the earth, have all concurred to lead many able men into the opinion, that we were touching on a period big with the most important changes, changes that would in some measure be decisive of the future fate of mankind.

  • 序言
  • 第一章
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  • 第五章
  • 第六章
  • 第七章
  • 第八章
  • 第九章
  • 第十章
  • 第十一章
  • 第十二章
  • 第十三章
  • 第十四章
  • 第十五章
  • 第十六章
  • 第十七章
  • 第十八章
  • 第十九章
  • PREFACE
  • CHAPTER 1
  • CHAPTER 2
  • CHAPTER 3
  • CHAPTER 4
  • CHAPTER 5
  • CHAPTER 6
  • CHAPTER 7
  • CHAPTER 8
  • CHAPTER 9
  • CHAPTER 10
  • CHAPTER 11
  • CHAPTER 12
  • CHAPTER 13
  • CHAPTER 14
  • CHAPTER 15
  • CHAPTER 16
  • CHAPTER 17
  • CHAPTER 18
  • CHAPTER 19
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