Malthus, Malthusians, and Neo-Malthusians
Malthus and his ideas have so fallen into disrepute and
are so politically incorrect that it is difficult to find
scholars and writers who cite him, much less openly
proclaim themselves Malthusians. Typically we must look to
his opponents, writers like Alexander Cockburn and Paul
Athanasiou (see related articles:
"Kaplan/Cockburn On the Coming Anarchy",
"The Greens Stupid on
in DESIP's population
section) who name and denounce such writers as Thomas F.
Homer -Dixon, Robert D. Kaplan, and Lester Brown as
Malthusians or Neo-Malthusians.
One of the goals of the society is to compile a list of
authors who proudly or otherwise share an outlook that
could reasonably be called Malthusian or Neo-Malthusian.
In addition to the names already mentioned, I would add:
Anne and Paul Ehrlich, Garret Hardin, Norman Myers,
Michael Tobias (see my review of his book WWIII in DESIP)
and Norman Myers. If you know of others, kindly submit
their names for the list so that we can build a