Amasya for He moved in with a young lady named Clestine Fehrbach, with whom he produced two daughters out of wedlock. (They would eventually wed.) As a young columnist writing under a pseudonym of Paul for La Gazette de Lausanne, many of his articles attacked the then-popular artistic culture. Occasionally, his articles departed the ethereal to focus on philosophy and business. In 1860, he wrote a brilliant article attacking the radical economic/ anarchist teachings of Pierre-Josef Proudhon. Two years earlier, to appease his father, Walras had promised to consider a future in economics”that is, to familiarize himself with his father’s and other economists’ teachings. Many a night, long into the dark hours, Walras’ lamp burned as he poured over thick tomes and complex theories. Amasya 2016.