Montaigne dogma

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Montaigne dogma is the dogma of the French essayist, Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533-1592) that the gain of one man is the loss of another and that no man makes a profit except at the expense of another. He also held that the same principle applied to trade between nations.[1]


  1. Percy L. Greaves, Jr. "Mises Made Easier ", 1974. Referenced 2014-07-25.