- Thomas Robert,1766–1834, English economist and clergyman.
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Upon this point men were treated to nothing but vague phrases when Malthus lived.Freeland
If Godwin had pricked men's consciences, Malthus brought the balm.Shelley, Godwin and Their Circle
H. N. Brailsford
The exaggerations of Malthus's law of population is a case in point.Socialism
It is the doctrine of Malthus applied in most cases with ten-fold force.The Foundations of the Origin of Species
It is the doctrine of Malthus applied in most cases with tenfold force.
- Thomas Robert. 1766–1834, English economist. He propounded his population theory in An Essay on the Principle of Population (1798)