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  1. Adam Smith and the Economy of the Passions

    By Jan Horst Keppler

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The fertility of Adam Smith’s work stems from a paradoxical structure where the pursuit of economic self-interest and wealth accumulation serve wider social objectives. The incentive for this wealth accumulation comes from a desire for social recognition or "sympathy" – the need to recognise...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  2. The Origins of David Hume's Economics

    By Willie Henderson

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The book covers Hume’s biographical development; his self appraisal as a 'man of letters’; his philosophical writings with emphasis on their direct and indirect economic content; his self-aware criticism of his approach to the Treatise and the development of his rhetorical understanding of the...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  3. Keynes's Theoretical Development

    From the Tract to the General Theory

    By Toshiaki Hirai

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Comprehensive and authoritative, this book, written by a recognized authority on the subject explores the contributions to modern economics by John Maynard Keynes and addresses neglected, yet crucial aspects of the genesis of Keynesian economics. In this book, the author elucidates Keynes’...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  4. Political Economy and Industrialism

    Banks in Saint-Simonian Economic Thought

    By Gilles Jacoud

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The French philosopher and economist Saint-Simon (1760–1825) propounded a new political, economic and social order in which the quest for economic efficiency and social justice led to putting the workers at the forefront. On his death, his disciples worked to preserve his thought and developed it...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  5. Criticisms of Classical Political Economy

    Menger, Austrian Economics and the German Historical School

    By Gilles Campagnolo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The role of the German Historical School and of Carl Menger (founder of the Austrian School) is appraised in this new book. This important period of the history of economics is vital to understand how the discipline developed over the next half-century. Gilles Campagnolo has produced an impressive...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  6. Production, Distribution and Trade: Alternative Perspectives

    Essays in honour of Sergio Parrinello

    Edited by Adriano Birolo, Duncan Foley, Heinz D. Kurz, Bertram Schefold, Ian Steedman

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This collection brings together significant new contributions to the Sraffa--based theories of production and distribution, from post-Keynesian arguments concerning monetary and macro economics to the history of thought and methodology. All of the authors are well established authorities in their...

    Published November 10th 2013 by Routledge

  7. 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 October 30th 2013 by Routledge

  8. F.A. Hayek as a Political Economist

    Economic Analysis and Values

    Edited by THIERRY AIMAR, Jack Birner, Pierre Garrouste

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    Whilst some of Hayek's contributions to economics are purely analytical, others are inspired by a broader vision that could be characterized as political economy. In this authorative volume, some of the world's leading Hayek scholars examine the link between these two essential components of...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  9. The Spread of Political Economy and the Professionalisation of Economists

    Economic Societies in Europe, America and Japan in the Nineteenth Century

    Edited by Massimo Augello, Marco Guidi

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    This book expertly presents the first systematic research and comparative analysis ever attempted on the rise and early developments of the Economic Associations founded in Europe, the US and Japan during the nineteenth century. Contributors analyze the activities and debates promoted by these...

    Published October 24th 2013 by Routledge

  10. A Re-Assessment of Aristotle’s Economic Thought

    By Ricardo F. Crespo

    Series: Routledge Studies in the History of Economics

    The world has seen several financial and economic crises in the past few years. Psychological, ethical and philosophical levels of causal analysis have been discussed, and in this context, an interest in classical thinkers has emerged. The work of Aristotle has influenced writers from Marx and...

    Published October 14th 2013 by Routledge