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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 479–495.
Published: 01 June 2021
... to an emphasis on inalienable natural rights helped the late Cameralists build a political theory of an economic state, which relied on the motivating forces of legitimate self-interest and passions. The late Cameralists redescribed happiness in terms of freedom, thereby accomplishing a shift from Cameral...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (S1): 227–258.
Published: 01 December 2021
... inferential issues confronting economists were ideological or political in nature. Two case studies are examined, Stanley Jevons’s price index and the Board of Trade’s cost-of-living index, that sharpen the focus on the accuracy of index numbers. What did index numbers really capture about the deterioration...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 689–718.
Published: 01 August 2022
... 2009 ). This deeply traumatic decade drove home that neither the national nor the international economy was naturally stable or self-correcting. And hence thinkers on both the left and the right sought to rethink the idea of economic order. In doing so, they sought to preserve, or perfect, many...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 363–368.
Published: 01 June 2011
...Louis Uchitelle Prodded by the Great Recession, journalists and economists are gradually altering their views of the economy, freeing themselves from the mainstream paradigm of the last thirty years: that the natural tendency of a market economy caught in a recession is to right itself, returning...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (3): 469–481.
Published: 01 September 2010
... tax in fisheries, and explains how property rights in fisheries will lead to maximized resource rent and prevent overfishing. What is missing in Warming's description of the problem is the dynamic aspect and that the economics of natural resources should be analyzed in a capital theoretic framework...
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History of Political Economy 10438869.
Published: 21 February 2023
... to find the right mode of expression for his research. In the introduction to the Principles, Marshall had explained his reliance on partial equilibrium analysis and, more generally, ceteris paribus reasoning as the natural method of the economist, for which his method of diagrams was an excellent fit...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (3): 437–471.
Published: 01 September 2006
... to subsistence is a natural right and that the reasons why it failed to reach the statute books are predominantly political. The concentration of political power in the hands of property owners and the various forms of eco- nomic dependency created by economic developments have generated, in Smithʼs view...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (2): 307–324.
Published: 01 June 1986
... principle, the Jeffersonian principle of equal natural rights. With the exception of his late conversion to abolition- ism, his writings show consistent application and continual refinement of Correspondence may be addressed to the author, Dept. of Economics. New York University, 269 Mercer St...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (3): 493–515.
Published: 01 September 1995
... Economy . Fairfield, Conn.: Kelley. Hodgskin , Thomas . 1827 . The Word BELIEF Defined and Explained . London: Charles Tait. Hodgskin , Thomas . 1832 . The Natural and Artificial Right of Property Contrasted . London: B. Steil. Hollander , Samuel . 1980 . The Post-Ricardian...
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History of Political Economy (1995) 27 (4): 755–773.
Published: 01 November 1995
... . The Framework of Natural Rights in Locke's Analysis of Property. In Parel and Flanagan 1979. Tully , James 1980 . A Discourse on Property: John Locke and His Adversaries . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Winch , Donald 1978 . Adam Smith's Politics . Cambridge: Cambridge University...
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History of Political Economy (2001) 33 (3): 459–484.
Published: 01 September 2001
... envisaged by Fourier is rather com- plicated, but one of its characteristics is that nobody who has made a productive contribution, no matter how rich he or she is, can refuse the minimum share.13 The justification of these diverse forms of the minimum is largely based upon natural rights...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (4): 675–684.
Published: 01 November 1997
... of the Wealth of Nations . Edited by A. S. Skinner and R. H. Campbell. Oxford: Clarendon Press. (WN) Tuck , R. 1979 . Natural Rights Theories: Their Origin and Development . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Young , Jeffrey T. 1986 . The Impartial Spectator and Natural Jurisprudence...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (1): 1–38.
Published: 01 March 2000
... Jeremy Bentham’s contempt for any so-called natural rights-based laws, arguing that property is not a right anterior to law but that all kinds of property assignments are a consequence of law. Law defines and limits property rights, as he reveals in his two-part...
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History of Political Economy (1980) 12 (4): 629–631.
Published: 01 November 1980
... of natural law if society is to be free from arbitrary demands for power based upon appeals to natural rights. But after constructing a detailed plan for government to further the public happiness, Bentham pulls back and advises the legislature: “Be Quiet.” Nevertheless, an overriding...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (3): 523–529.
Published: 01 September 1986
... him from the ancient teaching. It is ultimately a ques- tion of the existence of natural right. As Strauss points out: Natural right is then rejected today not only because all human thought is held to be historical but likewise because it is thought that 4. This ignores...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 237–255.
Published: 01 June 1977
... the veil of the natural rights doctrine and harmony of interests philosophy. Export monopolists seem to form a rela- tively small group of large-scale enterprises that expect to secure special gains by allying themselves with politicians and other groups who assist them in taking advan- tage...
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History of Political Economy (1973) 5 (1): 199–214.
Published: 01 March 1973
... between producer and consumer. It consists now, according to Veblen, in investing in the processes of industry. In either case it is primarily concerned with a maximum return on investment. England, says Veblen, is also the cradle of the modern theory of natural rights, the keystone of which...
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History of Political Economy (1983) 15 (2): 281–283.
Published: 01 June 1983
... ownership of social obligations” (pp. I 15-16); and finally the view “that Locke leaves it up to governments to define property as they see fit” (p. 116). Tully argues that Locke’s use of property and rights is closer to that of the Thomists than to that of the natural rights of exclusive private...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (1): 191–219.
Published: 01 March 2018
... Economy 50:1 DOI 10.1215/00182702-4335057 Copyright 2018 by Duke University Press 192 History of Political Economy 50:1 (2018) individual’s right to property as a natural right, and a condemnation of socialism because it does not recognize this newly formulated right, the two main initial...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (2): 291–305.
Published: 01 June 1986
... political rights to property owners, while accepting his exposition of the capitalist nature of property rights in the Second treatise. More recent critics (Tully, Dunn) have broadened the con- troversy by questioning the capitalist nature of property rights in Locke’s work. In reevaluating...