The Origins of Scientific Economics

The Origins of Scientific Economics

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source

This book illustrates how the first social science, that of economics, was built. It examines and discusses the work of Josiah Child, Nicholas Barbon, John Collins, William Petty, John Locke and Dudley North and the economic theories of the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries.... trade wouldhave specialaptitude for analysing the theoryof price or of aggregateoutput; but the reason is superficial indeed. ... farmer, or someother craftsmanused toseeing things fall oughtto have beenamong thosewho firstdevisedthe theory ofgravitation. ... The evidenceon this score has been misinterpreted. ... But their bookswere to economictheoryas an engineera#39;s manual is to theoreticalmechanics.

Title:The Origins of Scientific Economics
Author: William Letwin
Publisher:Routledge - 2013-11-05

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.

Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA