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On the Origins of Classical Economics

Distribution and Value from William Petty to Adam Smith

By Tony Aspromourgos

Routledge – 1995 – 240 pages

Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

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Description

First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.

Contents

1. Introduction, 2.The Life of Petty in Relation to His Economics, 3.Economic Surplus and the Social Division of Labour, 4.Methodological and the Political Bases of Petty's Economics, 5.The Theory of Production and Distribution in Cantillon's Essai, 6.The Significance of Value and Parity in Petty and Cantillon, 7.Petty-Cantillon-Quesnay: the formation of the surplus approach, 8. Wages, Prices and Economic Surplus in Steuart's Principles, 9.Developments in the Theory of Distribution and Value, 1662-1767, 10.Adam Smith and After.

Name: On the Origins of Classical Economics: Distribution and Value from William Petty to Adam Smith (Paperback)Routledge 
Description: By Tony Aspromourgos. First published in 1995. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Categories: Economics, Economic Theory & Philosophy, History of Economic Thought