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A Companion to the History of Economic Thought

Authors: Warren J. Samuels, Jeff E. Biddle, John B. Davis Publisher: Wiley Publication date: 2008 Publication language: Angielski Number of pages: 738 Publication formats: EAN: 9781405128964 ISBN: 9781405128964 Category: Social & political philosophy Publisher's index: - Bibliographic note: -

Description

Assembling contributions from top thinkers in the field, this companion offers a comprehensive and sophisticated exploration of the history of economic thought. The volume has a threefold focus: the history of economic thought, the history of economics as a discipline, and the historiography of economic thought.

  • Provides sophisticated introductions to a vast array of topics.
  • Focuses on a unique range of topics, including the history of economic thought, the history of the discipline of economics, and the historiography of economic thought.

TOC

  • A Companion to the History of Economic Thought 6
    • Contents 8
    • List of Figures 12
    • List of Tables 13
    • List of Contributors 14
    • Preface 18
    • 1 Research Styles in the History of Economic Thought 22
    • PART I HISTORICAL SURVEYS 30
      • 2 Ancient and Medieval Economics 32
      • 3 Contributions of Medieval Muslim Scholars to the History of Economics and their Impact: A Refutation of the Schumpeterian Grea 49
      • 4 Mercantilism 67
      • 5 Physiocracy and French Pre-Classical Political Economy 82
      • 6 Pre-Classical Economics in Britain 99
      • 7 Adam Smith (1723ƒ1790): Theories of Political Economy 115
      • 8 Classical Economics 133
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