Stuart Chase





Stuart Chase


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

Died
November 01, 1985

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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 Tyranny of Words

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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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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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THE ROAD WE ARE TRAVELING 1...

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The Challenge of Waste

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Tragedy of waste

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“Common sense is what tells us the earth is flat.”
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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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