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  1. Economics Broadly Considered

    Essays in Honour of Warren J. Samuels

    Edited by Jeff E. Biddle, John B Davis, Steven G Medema

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Warren J. Samuels has been a prominent figure in the study of economics in the twentieth century. This book brings together essays by leading scholars in the areas of economics in which Samuels has made his most important contributions: the history of economic thought, economic methodology, and...

    Published November 6th 2014 by Routledge

  2. Hayek and Popper

    On Rationality, Economism, and Democracy

    By Mark Notturno

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Karl Popper and Friedrich von Hayek are remembered as two of the twentieth century’s greatest proponents of open society. However, over the years, Hayek’s ideas have tended to be favoured over Popper’s in both academic and political discussions. This book aims to improve understanding of Popper’s...

    Published November 5th 2014 by Routledge

  3. William Stanley Jevons and the Cutting Edge of Economics

    By Bert Mosselmans

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The impressive young scholar Bert Mosselmans, analyzing the theory and policy of Jevons, a major figure in the field of the history of economics, has put together a volume with broad international appeal, particularly in Europe, North America and Japan, that offers a synthetic approach to Jevons’...

    Published November 1st 2014 by Routledge

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. The History Of Game Theory, Volume 1

    From the Beginnings to 1945

    By Mary-Ann Dimand, Robert W Dimand

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Game Theory - the formal modelling of conflict and cooperation - first emerged as a recognized field with a publication of John von Neumann and Oskar Morgenstern's Theory of Games and Economic Behaviour in 1944. Since then, game-theoretic thinking about choice of strategies and the interdependence...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

  10. Piero Sraffa's Political Economy

    A Centenary Estimate

    Edited by Terenzio Cozzi, Roberto Marchionatti

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    A century after his birth, this volume presents a re-assessment of the life and work of Piero Sraffa, one of the great economists of the twentieth century. From his anti-Marshallian articles of 1925 and 1926 to his classic work on the theory of capital, Production of Commodities by Means of...

    Published August 15th 2014 by Routledge

Forthcoming Books

  1. Economics as Literature
    By William Henderson
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  2. The Founding of Institutional Economics
    Edited by Warren Samuels
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  3. Piero Sraffa: His Life, Thought and Cultural Heritage
    By Alessandro Roncaglia
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  4. Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume II: Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought
    Edited by Peter Groenewegen
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  5. Economics and Interdisciplinary Exchange
    Edited by Guido Erreygers
    To Be Published December 2nd 2014
  6. Subjectivism and Objectivism in the History of Economic Thought
    Edited by Kiichiro Yagi, Yukihiro Ikeda
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  7. Austrian Economics in Debate
    By Willem Keizer, Bert Tieben, Rudy Van Zijp
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  8. Eighteenth Century Economics
    By Peter Groenewegen
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  9. Classics and Moderns in Economics Volume I: Essays on Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Economic Thought
    Edited by Peter Groenewegen
    To Be Published January 4th 2015
  10. Gandhi's Economic Thought
    By Ajit K. Dasgupta
    To Be Published January 4th 2015

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