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What You Learned: Philosophy and the Industrial Revolution 1. What did Adam Smith mean by “laissez-faire?” “laissez-faire” mean hands off. It means that the economic will function better with the least government interference. The economic have this type of entity which it has its own internal logic that left on its own it would provide greater amount of resources, goods and services for an even greater amount of individuals 2. What did Malthus say about human population and food production? 3. What is socialism? Socialism was a specific historical phenomenon born out of two related factors: first, the ideological rupture with the society of orders that occurred with the French Revolution, and second, the growth of industrial capitalism. It sought to address both the economic repercussions of the industrial

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