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" This great increase of the quantity of work which, in consequence of the division of labour, the same number of people are capable of performing, is owing to three different circumstances; first, to the increase of dexterity in every particular workman;... "
The history, principles and practice of banking, revised by A.S. Michie - Page 72
by James William Gilbart - 1882
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The World We Want : How and Why the Ideals of the Enlightenment Still Elude ...

Robert B. Louden Professor of Philosophy University of Southern Maine - Philosophy - 2007 - 344 pages
...conditions that Smith highlights but that receive no mention at all by Hume are industrialization, "the invention of a great number of machines which...labour, and enable one man to do the work of many," and the division of labor, "which occasions, in a well-governed society, that universal opulence which...
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