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Additions to the Fourth and Former Editions of an Essay on the Principle of Population:

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ISBN-10: 1409772462

ISBN-13: 9781409772460

Edition: 2008

Authors: T. R. Malthus

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List price: $29.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Lightning Source Inc
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 332
Language: English

Thomas Robert Malthus was born to a wealthy family near Surrey, England. His father, the eccentric Daniel Malthus, was friends with both David Hume and Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Malthus was educated privately at home and, at age 13, began two years of study in residence with Richard Graves, a Protestant minister near Bath. He excelled in history, classics, and fighting. In a letter to Daniel Malthus on the progress of his son, Graves stated that young Thomas "loves fighting for fighting's sake, and delights in bruising. . . ." In 1783, Malthus enrolled in a religious academy for Protestant dissenters; when it failed the same year, he became the private student of a radical Unitarian minister.…