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Title The history of economic thought [electronic resource] : a reader / edited by Steven G. Medema and Warren J. Samuels.

Published New York : Routledge, 2013.


Location Call No. Status
Edition 2nd ed.
Physical description xii, 767 p. : ports.
Notes Revision of: History of economic thought / Lionel Robbins -- Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, 1998.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Preface I. Pre-classical thought -- Introduction -- Aristotle, politics and ethics (300s B.C.) -- St. Thomas Aquinas, summa theologica (1267-73) -- Thomas Mun, England's treasure by foreign trade -- Sir William Petty, a treatise of taxes and contributions -- John Locke, two treatises of government (1690) and some considerations of the consequences of the lowering of interest, and raising the value of money -- Richard Cantillon, essai sur la nature du commerce en generale -- Francois Quesnay, tableau economique -- Anne Robert Jacques Turgot, reflections on the formation and distribution of wealth -- Bernard Mandeville, Fable of the bees -- The classical school -- Introduction -- David Hume, political discourses (on money, interest, and the balance of trade) -- Adam Smith, wealth of nations -- Jeremy Bentham, an introduction to the principles of morals and legislation (1789), manual of political economy (1795), anarchical fallacies (1795), principles of the civil code -- Thomas Malthus, essay on population -- Henry Thornton, paper credit -- David Ricardo, the high price of bullion -- Jean Baptiste Say, a treatise on political economy -- David Ricardo, principles of political economy and taxation -- Thomas Malthus, principles of political economy -- James Mill, elements of political economy -- Nassau Senior, an outline of political economy -- J.S. Mill, principles of political economy -- The Marxian challenge -- Karl Marx, critique of political economy (1859), capital -- The marginal revolution -- William Stanley Jevons, theory of political economy -- Carl Menger, principles of economics -- Leon Walras, elements of pure economics -- F.Y. Edgeworth, mathematical psychics -- Alfred Marshall, principles of economics -- Eugen Böhm-bawerk, the positive theory of capital -- The development of macroeconomics -- Introduction -- Knut Wicksell, "the influence of the rate of interest on prices" -- Irving Fisher, the rate of interest (1907) and the purchasing power of money -- John Maynard Keynes, "the end of laissez-faire" (1926), "the general theory of employment" (1937), and the general theory of employment, interest and money (1936) vi. institutional economics -- Thorstein Veblen, the theory of the leisure class -- John R. Commons, "institutional economics" -- Post-world-war II economics -- Milton Friedman, "the methodology of positive economics" -- Paul A. Samuelson, "the pure theory of public expenditure" (1954) and "diagrammatic exposition of a pure theory of public expenditure" -- A.W.H. Phillips, "the relation between unemployment and the rate of change of money wages in the united kingdom 1861-1957" -- Milton Friedman, "the role of monetary policy".
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Other author Medema, Steven G.
Samuels, Warren J., 1933-
Robbins, Lionel Robbins, Baron, 1898-1984. History of economic thought.
ProQuest (Firm)
Subject Economics -- History.
Electronic books.
ISBN 9780415568678 (hbk.)
9780415568685 (pbk.)
9780203568477 (e-book)