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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (3): 442.
Published: 01 September 1977
... The Conceptualization of Economic Life in Eighteenth- Century America. By J. E. Crowley. Baltimore: The Johns Hopkins Uni- versity Press, 1974. Pp. 161. $8.50. The Puritan Origins of the American Self. By Sacvan Bercovitch. New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1975. Pp. 250. $15.00. J...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 607–629.
Published: 01 September 2000
... . The Economic Mind in American Civilization, 1606-1865 . Vols. 1-2 . New York: Viking Press. Frey, D. E. 1998 . Individualist Economic Values and Self-Interest: The Problem in the Puritan Ethic. Journal of Business Ethics 17 (October): 1573 -80. Kaufman, Allen. 1982 . Capitalism, Slavery...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (2): 329–359.
Published: 01 April 2019
..., but emerges most clearly in the 1976 book. There, Scitovsky presents in an economic context the essential elements of Fromm’s psychosocial critique of the United States, a Puritan-type culture that encourages moneymaking but not the cultivation of leisure; a mass-production economy that provides comfort...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (4): 711–732.
Published: 01 November 2000
..., N.C.: Scholarly Resources. Edelstein, Ludwig. 1967 . Ancient Medicine:Selected Papers of Ludwig Edelstein . Edited by O. Temkin and C. L. Temkin. Baltimore, Md.: Johns Hopkins Press. Elmer, P. 1989 . Medicine, Religion, and the Puritan Revolution. In The Medical Revolution of the 17th...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 299–314.
Published: 01 December 2008
... and America, in particular (see, e.g., Harrison 1998, 5–8). Robert K. Merton, an American sociologist, argued that seventeenth- century English Puritan culture in fact nurtured empirical science. Merton ([1938] 1970, 69) notes that “physics, understood always as the study of 2. Ely eventually...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (1): 151–189.
Published: 01 March 1978
... of English and American “Puritan” literature of the existence in England of a “Puritan” ethic such as he describes, while disclaiming knowledge of any Continental analogue. Finally, the Weber thesis has received in wide circles the welcome always ac- corded to a plausible explanation...
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History of Political Economy (1977) 9 (2): 285–289.
Published: 01 June 1977
... mentioned to me) revenues increase only if the marginal propen- sity to consume is less than unity but, with a tax rate of 100 percent on saving, only a very puritanical or patriotic consumer, one who would restrain his consumption on principle, would increase it by less than the increase in his...
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History of Political Economy (1981) 13 (1): 39–54.
Published: 01 March 1981
... the most exquisite gratifi- cations [Essay, 1st ed., pp. 210-141. Such statements suggest that Malthus’ ethical position was closer to hedonism than to puritanism. They show that his attitude to the prob- lem of evil in general, and to the problem of population pressure in par- ticular...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 773–775.
Published: 01 November 2010
... investigation is Perry Miller’s famous interpretation of Puritan America’s struggle with the dilemma between the belief in individual auton- omy and the requirement of common commitments (unfortunately, Miller does not appear in the index, despite his importance for Frey’s project). Frey pulls the two...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 775–777.
Published: 01 November 2010
... thinkers outside the economics fold. Economists are his central focus, but he also considers socialist, communitarian, and religious writers and groups. The starting point of Frey’s investigation is Perry Miller’s famous interpretation of Puritan America’s struggle with the dilemma between...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 777–779.
Published: 01 November 2010
... him to many thinkers outside the economics fold. Economists are his central focus, but he also considers socialist, communitarian, and religious writers and groups. The starting point of Frey’s investigation is Perry Miller’s famous interpretation of Puritan America’s struggle with the dilemma...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (4): 779–782.
Published: 01 November 2010
... of economists, whereas Frey’s concerns lead him to many thinkers outside the economics fold. Economists are his central focus, but he also considers socialist, communitarian, and religious writers and groups. The starting point of Frey’s investigation is Perry Miller’s famous interpretation of Puritan...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (2): 345–346.
Published: 01 June 1987
..., more or less well known, from classical Roman works on agriculture 346 History of Political Economy 19:2 (1987) through Renaissance handbooks of instruction in proper behaviour for young la- dies, to Puritan tracts on economics and morals. This is both instructive and amusing. All...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 234–261.
Published: 01 December 2003
... of British Economic Thought . New York:Kelley. Kearney, H. F. [1964] 1974 . Puritanism,Capitalism, and the Scientific Revolution . In Webster 1974. Kerschagl, Richard. 1973 . Die Jagd Nach dem Künstlichen Gold: Der Weg der Alchemie . Berlin:Duncher. Letwin, William. 1964 . The Origins...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (2): 346–349.
Published: 01 June 1987
... behaviour for young la- dies, to Puritan tracts on economics and morals. This is both instructive and amusing. All the while, the author measures each work by the temper of its times and seeks to explain the gradual change in the main direction of economic writ- ing, until the old economics...
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History of Political Economy (2005) 37 (3): 455–482.
Published: 01 September 2005
... / Cultural Policies of Arnold 467 nationentered the prison of Puritanism and had the key turned on its spirit there for two hundred years.” The Nonconformists, and Arnold met many of them on his travels as a schools inspector, were the inheri- tors of Puritanism and they occupied a powerful...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 265–298.
Published: 01 December 2008
...” from the Federalist Party that preceded it during the fi rst party system. New England, the stronghold of Federalism, was also the wellspring of Puritan piety. Among the galvanizing ideas of the Puritans were those of election and covenant. The account in Exodus of God’s election of the people...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (5): 833–856.
Published: 01 October 2021
... of success in life. The great aim of the English middle class was to get into the next upper rank in society through the acquisition of wealth; and (6) Puritanism in England incapacitated people s desire for enjoyment, thereby inhibiting consump- tion (173 74). In Mill s analysis of England, he discussed...
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History of Political Economy (1984) 16 (3): 437–444.
Published: 01 September 1984
... differently connected groups of goods are compared (tea and coffee, cotton and wool, etc The whole study is characterized by great care and cau- tion. Mackeprang's great care and scientific puritanism in experiments with alternative data and periods contrast with Moore. Consider for example...
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History of Political Economy (2002) 34 (1): 273–281.
Published: 01 March 2002
... and against which he continually warned us.2 Robert H. Lowie viewed the same penchant with more mixed feelings. Boas, he asserted, has never integrated his data in a single work. Here, too, he is doubt- less deterred by puritanical motives. On the one hand, our duty is to gather the raw facts...