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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 44–70.
Published: 01 December 2016
... Veblen, who claimed instinct theory as a novel foundation for his evolutionary-institutional economics. While Veblen identified Alfred Marshall's economics with an older version of psychology, our comparison of the psychological thought of these two economists, as well as our investigation...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 71–169.
Published: 01 December 2016
... McDougall, William James, Thorstein Veblen, and Rexford Tugwell. Vigorous controversies took place over instinct theory, marginal utility, and behaviorism. Attention to the confluence of the two disciplines was stimulated by concerns over human relations during World War I, the success of propaganda...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 143–162.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Alberto Baccini Probability theory has a central role in Edgeworth's thought; this article examines the philosophical foundation of the theory. Starting from a frequentist position, Edgeworth introduced some innovations to the definition of primitive probabilities. He distinguished between...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 335–346.
Published: 01 December 2016
..., Mary Anne. See Eliot, historical methods, use of, 74, George 76 Evolutionary economics, 56–57, 60 instinct psychology, applied to, Expected utility theory. See also 104–7 Davidson-Suppes-Siegel...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 331–348.
Published: 01 September 1984
... of the complaints which have been made against his ideas will be seen to be unjustified, while the real deficiencies to be found in his system will be highlighted. I1 Because the role of Veblen’s theory of instincts in his treatment of insti- tutions...
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History of Political Economy (1988) 20 (3): 431–445.
Published: 01 September 1988
.... Veblen , Thorstein 1934 . The theory of the leisure class (1899). New York. Veblen , Thorstein 1964 . The instinct of workmanship (1914). New York. von Weiser , Friedrich 1927 . Social economics (1914), trans. A. Ford Hinrichs with a preface by W. C. Mitchell. New York...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (2): 189–217.
Published: 01 June 1998
... assistance was provided by JoAnn Waller. Copyright © 1998 by Duke University Press 1998 References Allen , Garland E. 1969 . Hugo de Vries and the Reception of the “Mutation Theory.” Journal of the History of Biology 2 . 1 : 55 -87. Ayres , C. E. 1921a . Instinct and Capacity—I...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (1): 171–173.
Published: 01 March 2003
... explicitly of an instinct of predation in The Instinct of Workmanship, and even in The Theory of the Leisure Class he states that predatory emulation is “but a special development of the instinct of workmanship, a variant, relatively late and ephemeral” (270). It is only because of this that workmanship...
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History of Political Economy (1991) 23 (4): 731–744.
Published: 01 November 1991
... and Utopian. American Journal of Economics and Sociology 32 ( April ): 155 -69. Veblen , T. [1894] 1934 . The Economic Theory of Woman's Dress. Popular Science Monthly 46 ( November ). Reprinted in Veblen 1934, 65–77. Veblen , T. [1898] 1934 . The Instinct of Workmanship...
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History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (2): 420–437.
Published: 01 June 1973
... of workmanship. See The Instinct of Workmanship, pp. 25-35. 37. The Theory of Business Enterprise, p. 42. 38. The New Industrial State, pp. 137-38. LEATHERS AND EVANS . THORSTEIN VEBLEN 431 and sales, but the versatility of modern technology and the inherently tenuous...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (1): 150–152.
Published: 01 March 1977
... of two antipodal doctrines. Thus Veblen’s social theory could be summarized as follows. The instinct of idle curiosity engages the mind to create theories (the element of free will) which in turn create technology. The technological mode of the current period imposes a unique discipline...
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History of Political Economy (2004) 36 (3): 557–578.
Published: 01 September 2004
... Institutions: Instinct Psychology, Behaviorism, and the Evolution of American Institutionalism. Journal of the History of Economic Thought . Ayres, Clarence E. 1942 . Economic Value and Scientific Synthesis. American Journal of Economics and Sociology 1.4 : 343 -60. Ayres, Clarence. E. 1944...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 389–405.
Published: 01 June 2021
...Lars Magnusson In recent years there has been a renewed interest in Cameralism, both as a discourse and as an administrative political economy, in both theory and practice. Attention has been drawn to how Cameralism—defined as thought and practice—should be understood. The aim of this article...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (2): 171–187.
Published: 01 June 1998
... discusses the var- ious theories of the mechanisms of evolution prevalent at Pareto’s time, for example, Dar- winian natural selection versus Lamarckian evolution. Oddly, he does not treat the concept of instinct and sentiment that Pareto used to explain animal and human behavior (Nye 1986, 99- 106...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 157–184.
Published: 01 December 1999
...: A Biography .: Fromm International. Schumpeter , Joseph A. [1912] 1934 . The Theory of Economic Development . Cambridge: Harvard University Press. Tolstoy , Leo N. [1898] 1960 . What Is Art? New York: Macmillan. The Economics of Art through Art Critics’ Eyes Craufurd D. Goodwin...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 170–197.
Published: 01 December 2016
... of economists. It then uses “control as a viewpoint” from which to study the history of the two disciplines. It reveals why behaviorism did not meet consumer demand theory during the “ordinalist / revealed preferences revolution” of the 1930s (i.e., the behaviorist myth), despite common methodological...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (suppl_1): 1–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
... . Heukelom F. 2014 . Behavioral Economics: A History . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press . Kahneman D. Tversky A. 1979 . “Prospect Theory: An Analysis of Decision under Risk.” Econometrica 47 ( 2 ): 263 – 91 . Staddon J. E. R. 2016 . Adaptive Behavior...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 471–492.
Published: 01 September 2012
... this “science.” Correspondence may be addressed to Christopher J. Berry, Professor of Political Theory, School of Social and Political Sciences, Adam Smith Building, University of Glasgow, Glasgow G12 8RT, Scotland; e-mail: c.berry@lbss.gla.ac.uk . This article has gone through many versions over several...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (2): 391–393.
Published: 01 June 1989
... models, some summarized and analyzed what the celebrities actually said, some tested one or more aspects of their theories against historical data, and some contributed the reflections of elder statesmen. R. M. Goodwin models a “M-K-S” system which displays the cycles that Marx...
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History of Political Economy (1989) 21 (2): 393–396.
Published: 01 June 1989
...- perialism was a catch phrase. Even in the eighteenth century he was doubtful if it was proper to speak of imperialism in England in his sense; at the very least it was quite different from the continental brand (p. 18). And in the nineteenth century the aggressive instincts were condemned...