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History of Economic Thought

  1. Add to Wish List Liberalism

    Liberalism

    Edited by Richard J. Arneson
    ‘If one were to read each volume from cover to cover – all 1922 pages – one would have a substantial guide to liberalism as a philosophical tradition and to the current debates and controversies that have preoccupied contemporary politic...
    Hardback (1992)

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  2. Add to Wish List Adam Smith (1723–1790)

    Adam Smith (1723–1790)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    Until comparatively recently, Adam Smith was known mainly as the author of a single book, The Wealth of Nations. Modern scholarship and the greater availability of his other work has thrown new light on Adam Smith suggesting that he was...
    Hardback (1991)

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  3. Add to Wish List Henry Thornton (1760–1815), Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832),  James Lauderdale (1759–1839) and Simonde de Sismondi (1773–1842)

    Henry Thornton (1760–1815), Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832), James Lauderdale (1759–1839) and Simonde de Sismondi (1773–1842)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    Henry Thornton’s Inquiry into the Nature and Effects of the Paper Credit of Great Britain (1802) is the repository of much of what is the best and most clear in modern monetary theory. However, it is only in recent years, largely throug...
    Hardback (1991)

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  4. Add to Wish List David Ricardo (1772–1823)

    David Ricardo (1772–1823)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    Ricardo’s intellectual appeal, both amongst his contemporaries and more recently, rested on his remarkable gift for heroic abstractions: he seized hold of a wide range of significant problems with a simple analytical model and yielded, a...
    Hardback (1991)

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  5. Add to Wish List George Scrope (1797–1876), Thomas Attwood (1783–1856), Edwin Chadwick (1800–1890) and John Cairnes (1823–1875)

    George Scrope (1797–1876), Thomas Attwood (1783–1856), Edwin Chadwick (1800–1890) and John Cairnes (1823–1875)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    George Scrope was a prolific anti-Ricardian Tory economist, Member of Parliament and Fellow of the Royal Society. However, this was a highly eccentric toryism. Scrope opposed the Malthusian theory of population, favoured free trade and...
    Hardback (1991)

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  6. Add to Wish List The Historiography of Economics

    The Historiography of Economics

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    This volume focuses on the importance of the history of economic thought as an intellectual discipline. It counters the arguments of some contemporary economists who describe it as studying the mistakes of the past. However, all the gr...
    Hardback (March 1991)

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  7. Add to Wish List Pre-Classical Economists Volume III: John Law (1671–1729) and Bernard Mandeville (1660–1733)

    Pre-Classical Economists Volume III: John Law (1671–1729) and Bernard Mandeville (1660–1733)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    John Law was one of those extraordinary personalities in which the 18th century seemed to abound. He held a demand-and-supply theory of value and treated the value of money or the determination of the average level of prices as only a s...
    Hardback (1991)

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  8. Add to Wish List Richard Cantillon (1680–1734) and Jacques Turgot (1727–1781)

    Richard Cantillon (1680–1734) and Jacques Turgot (1727–1781)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    Richard Cantillon was an Irish refugee who fled to France after the defeat of James II. As a business associate of John Law he sold stock on a rising market and made a fortune from the Mississippi Bubble. His one great book ‘Essay on t...
    Hardback (1991)

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  9. Add to Wish List James Mill (1773–1836), John Rae (1796–1872), Edward West (1782–1828),Thomas Joplin (1790–1847)

    James Mill (1773–1836), John Rae (1796–1872), Edward West (1782–1828),Thomas Joplin (1790–1847)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    Mill, Rae, West and Joplin were, until recently, relegated to the footnotes of the history of economic thought. In particular, Rae’s New Principles on the Subject of Political Economy was not reprinted until the 1960s and John Mill has...
    Hardback (1991)

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  10. Add to Wish List James Wilson (1805–1860), Issac Butt (1813–1879), T.E. Cliffe Leslie (1827–1882)

    James Wilson (1805–1860), Issac Butt (1813–1879), T.E. Cliffe Leslie (1827–1882)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    James Wilson was one of the first financial journalists in Britain who made a genuine contribution to economic doctrine by his staunch defence of free trade and the principles of the banking school. Above all, he was the founder of ‘The...
    Hardback (1991)

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  11. Add to Wish List Jean-Baptiste Say (1767–1832)

    Jean-Baptiste Say (1767–1832)

    Edited by Mark Blaug
    Hardback (1991)

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  12. Add to Wish List RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MACROECONOMICS

    RECENT DEVELOPMENTS IN MACROECONOMICS

    Edited by Edmund S. Phelps
    These volumes focus on the most significant developments in macroeconomic theory since the late 1960s. Professor Phelps presents important recent articles and papers in both the Keynesian and monetarist tradition as well as work by adhe...
    Hardback (1991)

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