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  1. John Ruskin's Political Economy

    By William Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This volume offers an exciting new reading of John Ruskin's economic and social criticism, based on recent research into rhetoric in economics. Willie Henderson uses notions derived from literary criticism, the rhetorical turn in economics and more conventional approaches to historical economic...

    Published September 12th 2014 by Routledge

  2. The Rhetoric of the Right

    Language Change and the Spread of the Market

    By David George

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study seeks to demonstrate the subtle ways in which changes in the language associated with economic issues are reflective of a gradual but quantifiable conservative ideological shift. In this rigorous analysis, David George uses as his data a century of word usage within The New York Times,...

    Published August 22nd 2014 by Routledge

  3. The Analysis of Linear Economic Systems

    Father Maurice Potron’s Pioneering Works

    Edited by Christian Bidard, Guido Erreygers

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Maurice Potron (1872-1942), a French Jesuit mathematician, constructed and analyzed a highly original, but virtually unknown economic model. This book presents translated versions of all his economic writings, preceded by a long introduction which sketches his life and environment based on...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Economics as Literature

    By William Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A rich vein of economics writings which runs through the nineteenth century and beyond is now largely ignored because its authors were women or because they favoured literary over scientific forms. Economics as Literature re-examines some of the most interesting texts from within this tradition.The...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Austrian Economics in Debate

    By Willem Keizer, Bert Tieben, Rudy Van Zijp

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book presents essays by an outstanding team of international specialists and covers a wide range of topics, including (inter alia) the relationships between the Austrian and Swedish theories of the business cycle, the on-going debates between Austrians and (Post) Keynesians, Schumpeter's '...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  6. The Evolutionist Economics of Leon Walras

    By Albert Jolink

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This study offers a new perspective of Walras' pure, applied and social economics. Through archival research at the University of Lausanne, Jolink considers Walras' ideas on philosophy and philosophy of science based on a newly constructed taxonomy. Walras' work is placed in a broader context by...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  7. The Foundations of 'Laissez-Faire'

    The Economics of Pierre de Boisguilbert

    By Gilbert Faccarello

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This is the first full length study of Boisguilbert's work to appear in English. It contains an extended discussion of the context in which Boisguilbert worked, as well as a detailed analysis of his life and work....

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  8. The Founding of Institutional Economics

    Edited by Warren Samuels

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Institutional economics has been a major part of economic thought for the whole of the twentieth century, and today remains crucial to an understanding of the development of heterodox economics. The two principal publications that founded the school were Veblen's The Theory of the Leisure Class and...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Eighteenth Century Economics

    By Peter Groenewegen

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Peter Groenewegen is one of the world's foremost scholars of eighteenth century economics - the era that saw the effective 'mainstreaming' of the discipline in the work of Smith, Turgot and Quesnay. This collection of essays amounts to the definitive guide to eighteenth century economics and is a...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Piero Sraffa

    His Life, Thought and Cultural Heritage

    By Alessandro Roncaglia

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This is a lively, intellectual biography of a leading protagonist of 20th century culture and his relations with other protagonists, such as Gramsci, Keynes and Wittgenstein. The book includes an authoritative interpretation of his main work Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities, a...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge