CHAPTER TWENTY-SEVEN


WHO WAS I?
1. He wrote Essay on Population which proposed that population would always increase faster than the food supply, making poverty a natural part of human existence.
2. He wrote The Principles of Morals and Legislation proposed that humans were basically self-interested and ego-driven, and that laws should be geared to produced the most happiness for the most people.
3. He wrote the popular Self-Help which held that anyone who wanted to succeed could do so if he were willing to work hard enough.
4. He was a successful mill owner who denounced the profit system and established cooperative communities.
5. He exposed middle-class greed and stupidity in The Human Comedy.
6. He divided history into progressive stages and developed the theory of "positivism".
7. He satirized corruption and hypocrisy in his paintings.
8. He led the pre-Raphaelite school of English painters.
9. He devised a "law of rent" that supported middle-class interests.
10. He taught that the price of an article should be determined by the amount of labor devoted to its production.
11. He campaigned for universal suffrage with the purpose of eliminating both private enterprise and the state.
12. This French painter expresses a deep sympathy for the working peasant in works such as The Angelus and Man with the Hoe.

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