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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 397–399.
Published: 01 June 2010
... Elgar. Benjamin Franklin and the Politics of Improvement. By Alan Houston. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 2008. 321 pp. $35.00. In The Protestant Ethic and the “Spirit” of Capitalism (1904) Max Weber suggests that an understanding of what this “spirit” might be is served better...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 321–344.
Published: 01 June 2018
...Geoffrey C. Kellow This article seeks to recover an eighteenth-century understanding of the character and significance of economic life common to both Benjamin Franklin and Adam Smith. This account, which pertained in particular to economic life in North America, placed economic endeavors within...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (1): 185–199.
Published: 01 March 2015
... of Benjamin Franklin’s works in 1779. Vaughan deserves to be better known for many reasons: he was also an economist, influenced both by the Wealth of Nations and by the physiocrats, who wrote his own book on free trade (1788), which he also translated into French. He founded two London periodicals, supported...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 16–43.
Published: 01 December 2016
... accounting for two Victorians, George Eliot and William Stanley Jevons, in more detail. The philosopher of mind Alexander Bain recommended the use of mercantile accounting tools, Benjamin Franklin's moral algebra in particular, to harness the mind against emotional and myopic decision making. Bain's...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (1): 23–69.
Published: 01 February 2019
... of Oklahoma Press . Arnold Thurman Wesley . 1951 . Fair Fights and Foul . New York : Harcourt, Brace and World . Arnold Thurman Wesley Berle Adolph A. 1950 . The Future of Democratic Capitalism: Benjamin Franklin Lectures, Second Series, 1949 . Philadelphia : University...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (3): 411–436.
Published: 01 September 2001
... Smith on Astronomy. History of Science 27 : 211 -18. Cohen, I. Bernard. 1990 . Benjamin Franklin's Science . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Copeland, Morris. 1952 . A Study of Moneyflows in the United States . New York: NBER. Donovan, Arthur. 1975 . Philosophical Chemistry...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (2): 417–418.
Published: 01 June 1995
.... Joining the debate, Hixson aligns himself with the argument that money growth af- fects real economic activity more than money growth affects prices. His conclusions are based on both economic thought and on political and class-conflict ideas, drawing on the writings of Adam Smith, Benjamin Franklin...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (suppl_1): 371–373.
Published: 01 January 1993
.... Bernard Cohen is Victor S. Thomas Professor Emeritus o f the History o f Science, Harvard University. His current projects include a new translation o f Newton’s Prin- cipia and a study o f the role o f science in the political thought o f Benjamin Franklin, Thomas Jefferson, John Adams...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (2): 373–401.
Published: 01 June 2018
... Stuart Mill , vol. 15–16 . London : Routledge and Kegan Paul . Pace Antonio . 1958 . Benjamin Franklin and Italy . Philadelphia : American Philosophical Society . Pecora Gaetano . 2007 . Il pensiero politico di Gaetano Filangieri . Soveria Mannelli : Rubbettino . Rao...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (1): 92–104.
Published: 01 March 1971
... I1 Population theory did not begin to come into its own until the eighteenth century, above all in T. R. Malthus’s famous Essay on Popzclatio~z (1798, 1803) .5 In 1755 the distinguished American philosopher, scientist, and publicist Benjamin Franklin wroote as follows in his...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (3): 499–500.
Published: 01 September 1985
... the need for rapid primitive accumulation in newly acquired and costly colonies. Thus, Benjamin Franklin and, more pointedly, Edward Gibbon Wakefield and John Rae strike Perelman as important precisely because they recognized and reemphasized the need for extra-market coercions...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 513–515.
Published: 01 September 1987
... the English and the Irish parliaments, on terms of friendship or intimacy with both the Cromwells and the Stuarts, and the creator of a vast and enduring family fortune. He was a founding member of the Royal Society. Like Benjamin Franklin, he was liked for his personal traits and admired for his...
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History of Political Economy (1979) 11 (2): 179–191.
Published: 01 June 1979
... and Benjamin Franklin Be- fore 1776.” Political Science Quarterly 39(1924):67-96. In a very recent study, G. Warren Nutter contrasts a pamphlet written by Franklin before he met Smith with one written after and suggests the more liberal outlook of the iatter was the result of Smith’s influence...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (4): 764–767.
Published: 01 November 1990
...). His interest in the broad sweep of these ideas is not matched by his mastery of mundane historical details; he claimed, for example, that “[Benjamin] Franklin was of course correct in basing the growth of industrialism and a wage-earning proletariat upon the disap- pearance of free land...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (2): 296–298.
Published: 01 June 1980
... the following headings: “The Reign of Henry VIII,” “The Elizabethans Against Monetarism and the Fugger,” “The Elizabethans and Industry ,” “Cromwell’ s Commonwealth ,’ ’ “Six Books of the Commonwealth, by Jean Bodin,” “The Constitution of the United States,” “Benjamin Franklin,” “George Washington...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 282–308.
Published: 01 December 2003
... . Report of Dr. Benjamin Franklin, and Other Commissioners, Charged by the King of France,with the Examination of the Animal Magnetism as Now Practised at Paris . London. ____. [1794] 1982 . Caleb Williams . Edited by David McCracken. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Gregory, John. 1772...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 383–385.
Published: 01 June 2010
...: Simon and Schuster. Minsky, H. P. [1954] 2004. Induced Investment and Business Cycles. Edited and with an introduction by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Toporowski, Jan. 2005. Theories of Financial Disturbance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Benjamin Franklin...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 385–386.
Published: 01 June 2010
...: Simon and Schuster. Minsky, H. P. [1954] 2004. Induced Investment and Business Cycles. Edited and with an introduction by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Toporowski, Jan. 2005. Theories of Financial Disturbance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Benjamin Franklin...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 387–388.
Published: 01 June 2010
...: Simon and Schuster. Minsky, H. P. [1954] 2004. Induced Investment and Business Cycles. Edited and with an introduction by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Toporowski, Jan. 2005. Theories of Financial Disturbance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Benjamin Franklin...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (2): 388–390.
Published: 01 June 2010
...: Simon and Schuster. Minsky, H. P. [1954] 2004. Induced Investment and Business Cycles. Edited and with an introduction by Dimitri B. Papadimitriou. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Toporowski, Jan. 2005. Theories of Financial Disturbance. Cheltenham: Edward Elgar. Benjamin Franklin...