The ideas considered most characteristic of his style, such as the combinatoric exhaustibility
of language from "The Library of Babel" or the context-dependence of meaning from "Pierre Menard, Author of the Quixote" are precisely the ideas he relentlessly ironized in those very stories.
1920) (stating that "[a] royalty is not a rent, though often so called."), while others argue that the concept of rent is relevant, see e.g., Lewis Cecil Gray, Rent Under the Assumption of Exhaustibility
, 28(3) Q.J.
By this definition, logic cannot be seen as an exercise that is concern merely with correctness of argumentations, as Uduma wants us to believe, but also as a locomotion that is concerned with the nature of logic itself in terms of its exhaustibility
and probability as a tool for organizing experience in their diversities.
For example, Smith ( 1967: 81) believed that this would be reached when a country 'acquired that full complement of riches which the nature of its soils and climate, and its situation with respect to other societies allowed it to acquire;' Malthus ( 1973) argued that the food supply could never keep pace with population growth; Ricardo ( 1929) highlighted the limited supply of arable land; and Jevons (1865) warned of the exhaustibility
of non-renewable resources such as coal.
More broadly, Adelman denies the relevance of physical exhaustibility
, a looming event to which other analyses are usually referred.
exhaust (1533); 1: exhausting (1539); 2: exhausture (1611; -tion, 1661; -ment, 1621; -ture, 1611); 3: exhauster (1743); 4: exhaustee (1900); 5: exhaustive (1786); 6: exhausting (1847); 7: exhaustible (1667); 8: exhausted (1623); 9: exhaustively (1816); 10: exhaustiveness (1816); 11: exhaustingly (1882); 14: exhaustibility
(1836); 15: exhaustedly (1835); 16: exhaustedness (1840); 17: exhausture (1611; -tion, 1646; -ment, 1621; -ture, 1611).
From a macro-fiscal perspective, exhaustibility
and price volatility of natural resources will gain special importance for fiscal policy formulation," the paper said.
As Bratland (2008) argues, resource exhaustibility
is a specifically entrepreneurial problem, because "resources" have little economic meaning without reference to an entrepreneurial plan.