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Quesnay

[ ke-ne ]

noun

  1. Fran·çois [f, r, ah, n, -, swa], 1694–1774, French economist and physician.


Quesnay

/ kɛnɛ /

noun

  1. QuesnayFrançois16941774MFrenchPOLITICS: political economistWRITING: encyclopedistMEDICINE: physician François (frɑ̃swa). 1694–1774, French political economist, encyclopedist, and physician. He propounded the theory championed by the physiocrats in his Tableau économique (1758)


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According to Quesnay and the early economists, all production comes from the land.

No one had seriously studied the crime of Quesnay before him.

He was no more a disciple of Quesnay than of Adam Smith, simply because he was not an economist but a sociologist.

He states himself that the affair of the Forest of Quesnay was "tragic, strange and mysterious!"

Seeing his chief fall, he thought it best to retreat; and ran to the hamlet of Quesnay to get help.

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