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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (4): 754–756.
Published: 01 November 1993
... it. Robert W. Dimand, Connecticut College Reaching for Heaven on Earth: The Theological Meaning of Economics. By Robert H. Nelson. Savage, Md.: Rowman and Littlefield, 1991. 378 pp. $24.95. The author of this book invites economists to look at their profession from a much broader and more...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 265–280.
Published: 01 June 2014
...Tiziano Raffaelli Cattaneo’s view of the economy and society is based on the joint action of innate human faculties (Vico’s nativo ), local variety, and outside influences (Romagnosi’s dativo ), which produce as many historical combinations as there are peoples on the earth. Economic activity...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 375–378.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Philip Bennett Why is economics a field where mainstream journalism generally follows and seldom leads? Why is there so little independent, original journalistic inquiry, and as a result so few earth-shaking scoops or must-read revelations? Economics confounds many journalists assigned to cover...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (3): 451–468.
Published: 01 September 2017
... are not the center of the moral universe. In contemporary presentations and popularizations of astronomical theories the realization is that literally we, on Earth, are not the center of the physical universe. Adam Smith's theory of moral development, and therefore his moral defense of commercial societies, seems...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (3): 390–392.
Published: 01 September 1975
... have persistently asked three questions concerning the habitable earth and their relationship to it. Is the earth, which is obviously a fit environment for man and other organic life, a purposefully made creation? Have its climates, its relief, the configuration of its...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (1): 39–54.
Published: 01 March 1981
... for the replenishment of the earth; the signifi- cance of this world and its pleasures; original sin; and conditional im- mortality. (i) Having argued that the pressure of population against the means of subsistence is a natural and universal law that frequently results in much misery and vice, Malthus...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (2): 341–352.
Published: 01 June 1990
... in The theory of moral sentiments. In the passage where he actually refers to the leadership of an invisible hand, he is discussing the unequal distribution of the necessities of life. He deals with the question of why Providence divided the earth among a few earthly masters and seemed to have left...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (4): 726–744.
Published: 01 November 1981
... always felt when reading his geological publications that he wrote of the earth as a well-managed ag- ricultural estate with a rotation designed to maintain continuing fertil- ity.” Rising affluence that accompanied economic growth also made 3. Journal of the Royal Statistical Association...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (3): 392–395.
Published: 01 September 1975
... shares his special appreciations with the reader. Buffon provides an interesting example of how a reasonable theory can be totally wrong-or at least wrong in -the light of today’s “reasonable” theories! According to Buffon the earth, not the sun, was the main source of the heat necessary...
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History of Political Economy (1971) 3 (1): 92–104.
Published: 01 March 1971
... contained in the earth, if they could freely develop thmeselves, would fill inillions of worlds in sthe course of a few thousand years. Nece-sity, thak imperious, all pervading law of nature, restrains them within the precribed It was thii 4. Ibid., p. 4. 5. C. E. Stangeland, Pre...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (1): 83–102.
Published: 01 March 2000
..., and is perpetual, and never to be consumed; Beasts of the Earth, Fowls of the Air, and Fishes of the Sea, Naturally Increase: There is Every Year a New Spring and Autumn, which produceth a New Stock of Plants and Fruits. And the Minerals of the Earth are Unex...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (1): 135–138.
Published: 01 March 1984
..., on earth, he can never be justified in recurring to vice in order to avoid misery. To bear the unavoidable evils of life with unyield- ing integrity is the highest test of our virtue: to attempt to escape them by vicious means is the great proof of our weakness, and of our unfitness for a superior...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (Suppl_1): 4–22.
Published: 01 December 2001
... and mathematical relations; Newton even derived his celestial mathematics from basic principles of a new mechanics. In the eighteenth century, the- oretical questions sometimes drove advances in precision measurement, as in the midcentury conflicts over the shape of the earth. But these sci- entific efforts were...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (S1): 179–189.
Published: 01 December 1991
... is there any end to this process, which will enable the best of humanity, "having achieved possession of this earth," to "have a free path for activity in domains which will lie partly above it and partly outside it." This is the vision of unlimited expansion that Hitler promised his followers. 8 But what...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (1): 135–136.
Published: 01 March 1982
... be making the same mistake Barraclough is making. Since Barraclough’s mistake in varied forms appears whenever scientism obscures the purposes behind man’s study of man, something more needs to be said about it. None of us doubts that the planet earth and the sun followed their accus- tomed...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (1): 9–45.
Published: 01 March 1978
... eighteenth century. In his preface to his French translation of Samuel Pufendorf, De Jure Naturae in 1706, Barbeyrac charged the Fathers with a fanatic .degree of disregard for the temporal values of life on this earth. Remy Ceillier, S.J., replied in Apologie de la morale des PPres de l’e‘glise...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (4): 689–709.
Published: 01 November 1989
... of materials and energetic substances extracted from the earth. This inaugurates the sometimes explicit, sometimes implicit, materials-transformation emphasis of the classical theory of production and production-based (manufacturing) prices as subsequently developed by Petty, Cantillon...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (3): 311–323.
Published: 01 September 1976
... in the near future owing to lack of raw materi- als. In this respect his predictions were too pessimistic. At the same time he was too optimistic with respect to the depletion of minerals or “raw materials that are already formed within the earth.” When con- fronted with the advantages of large...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 129–153.
Published: 01 December 2003
... the Enlightenment. Earth Sciences History 16.2 : 77 -99. Heckscher, Eli F. [1935] 1983 . Mercantilism . Translated by Mendel Shapiro. New York:Garland Publishing. Helwing, Georg Andrea. 1717 . Lithographia Angerburgica, sive, Lapidum et fossilium, in Districtu Angerburgensi &ejus vicinia, ad trium...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 204–227.
Published: 01 December 2019
... ): 52 – 76 . Rindzevičiūtė Eglė . 2018 . “ Soviet Policy Sciences and Earth System Governmentality .” Modern Intellectual History FirstView : 1 – 30 . Rindzevičiūtė Eglė . 2019 . “The Unlikely Revolutionaries: Decision Sciences in the Soviet Government .” In The Decisionist...