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  • It is not so easy to determine their relevance and usefulness in relation to distinctively modern problems, or to indicate within what limits their work is of permanent value, and we can only deal with these questions in their more general aspects.
  • Mill has died out, the relevance of the " old Political Economy " is not likely to be a question of any interest to ordinary educated men and women, or even to the great mass of economic students.
  • Their achievements in the r9th century will be fully acknowledged, but the relevance of their work to the problems of the zoth century will be admitted less than at the present time.
  • Economics is unlike many other sciences in the fact that its claim to recognition must be based upon its practical utility, on its relevance to the actual life of the economic world, on its ability to unravel the social and economic difficulties of each generation, and to contribute to the progress of nations.
  • It is extremely important to consider how far the economic conceptions based upon this view of the action of men in the ordinary business of lif e - such, for example, as the doctrine of marginal utility - depend for their truth and relevance on the fact that in economics we are dealing with large aggregates.

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