Stuart Chase





Stuart Chase

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born
in Somersworth, New Hampshire, The United States
March 08, 1888

died
November 01, 1985

gender
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Stuart Chase was an American economist and engineer trained at MIT. His writings covered topics as diverse as general semantics and physical economy. His hybrid background of engineering and economics places him in the same philosophical camp as R. Buckminster Fuller. Chase's thought was shaped by Henry George, Thorstein Veblen and Fabian socialism. Chase spent his early political career supporting "a wide range of reform causes: the single tax, women's suffrage, birth control and socialism." Chase's early books The Tragedy of Waste (1925) and Your Money's Worth (1928) were notable for their criticism of corporate advertising and their advocacy of consumer protection. Although not a Marxist, Chase admired the planned economy of the Soviet U ...more


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The Proper Study of Mankind
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Guides to Straight Thinking...
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Power of Words
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The Tyranny Of Words
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Danger: Men Talking! A Back...
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Some Things Worth Knowing; ...
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Mexico: A Study Of Two Amer...
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Tragedy of waste
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1925
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The Economy of Abundance
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1971 — 3 editions
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“For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who don't believe, no proof is possible.”
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“For those who believe, no proof is necessary. For those who do not, no proof is possible.”
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“Common sense is that which tells us the world is flat.”
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