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Absolute Satisfaction

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Part of the Theory and Decision Library book series (TDLA, volume 19)

Abstract

Psychological introspection shows that in a more or less conscious manner each individual proceeds mentally through equivalences between successive increases in its consumption. Thus one admits generally that drinking the fourth glass of wine gives a pleasure of less magnitude than the first.

Keywords

Indifference Curve Absolute Scale French Translation Relative Desirability Economic Discipline 
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