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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (2): 319–338.
Published: 01 June 2006
... . London: Peltier. ____. [1810] 1958-60 . De l'Allemagne . Paris: Hachette. Force, Pierre. 2003 . Self-Interest before Adam Smith: A Genealogy of Economic Science . Cambridge: Cambridge University Press. Fuchs, Hans-Jürgen. 1977 . Entfremdung und Narzißmus: Semantische Untersuchungen zur...
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History of Political Economy (1975) 7 (1): 132–136.
Published: 01 March 1975
...A. W. Coats Copyright © 1975 by Duke University Press 1975 Adam Smith‘s conception of self-interest in economic and political affairs A. W. Coats In a stimulating recent paper, George Stigler commented on the apparent inconsistency between Adam Smith’s emphasis...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 641–675.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Marynel Ryan Van Zee This article examines conceptions of the family, and the relationships within it, as checks to individual self-interest in German economic thought over the nineteenth century. Across various discourses, marriage and the family emerged as symbols of commitment to the common good...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (2): 365–382.
Published: 01 June 2008
... Economy 35.2 : 198 -232. Winch, Donald. 1993 . Adam Smith: Scottish Moral Philosopher and Political Economist. In Adam Smith: International Perspectives , edited by Hiroshi Mizuta and Chuhei Sugiyama. New York: St. Martin's Press. The Adam Smith Problem in Reverse: Self-Interest...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 770–772.
Published: 01 November 2011
...David Collard The Hesitant Hand: Taming Self-Interest in the History of Economic Ideas . By Medema Steven G. . Princeton : Princeton University Press , 2009 . 230 pp. $35.00 . Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 References Nussbaum Martha . 1993 . Non...
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History of Political Economy (2007) 39 (4): 639–642.
Published: 01 November 2007
....: Rowman & Littlefield. Smith, Adam. [1759] 1984 . The Theory of Moral Sentiments . Edited by D. D. Raphael and A. L. Macfie. Indianapolis, Ind.: Liberty Fund. Postface: Just What Is the Self Interested In? Kenneth R. Hoover The theme of the 2004 European Conference on the History...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 243–264.
Published: 01 December 2008
... thought about self-interest, the faculty that occupied the middle position. For their part, the clerical economists lumped self-interest in with conscience as partners in the noble republican struggle to keep the passions of individuals in check. The two were not the same, but they were close enough...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 26–61.
Published: 01 December 2008
... of the links that should exist in industrial society between political economy and religion. A truly a-religious political economy based on self-interested behavior and utilitarianism, such as the one presented in Jean-Baptiste Say's writings, gained acceptance for most people interested in the “new” science...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (S1): 231–252.
Published: 01 December 2019
... and Karen Brutents, the article suggests that by the 1970s and 1980s, Soviet analysts increasingly believed that state structures could be self-interested, functioning as a type of class. Soviet scholars concluded that such self-interested state structures explained some of what they perceived...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 625–648.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Teresa Tomás Rangil The writings of the American economist Jack Hirshleifer (1925–2005) are considered some of the most influential contributions to the economics of conflict. This article examines how Hirshleifer transformed the behavioral assumptions of Homo economicus (the self-interest model...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (2): 195–233.
Published: 01 June 2012
...Philippe Fontaine This article provides a historical account of the developments of research into seemingly unselfish behavior between 1975 and 1993. I shall first argue that the triumph of the self-interest model in the examination of seemingly unselfish behavior can better be understood...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 681–704.
Published: 01 December 2016
... self-interest and public interest and attempts to find a formal resolution for this problem. Her work constitutes a particularly significant response to the widely perceived late Victorian legitimation crisis of laissez-faire, and it can help us understand the broader discursive affinities between...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 667–707.
Published: 01 December 2017
... to highlight some of her choices of translation. Thus we supplement the existing interpretations of Grouchy’s choices of translation. We show that the self-interested basis of her system of sympathy might explain, at least in part, why she missed the important Smithian distinction between self-love...
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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 (2014) 46 (1): 33–54.
Published: 01 March 2014
... theoretical interests, while a sense of self-identification with Gossen gained prominence. As a result, major issues remained ultimately unsolved. The history of economics, originally intended to aid economic theory-building, became the key for sublimating personal feelings into a broader reflection...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 191–219.
Published: 01 December 2013
...-intellectual- ism. The best-known economic advocate of the poor seemed, in his public appearances, wholly alien to the people whose interests he was ostensibly defending. “If Galbraith would just stoop a little to hide his embarrassing height,” one journalist suggested, “adopt a humble, self-effacing...
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History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (4): 751–753.
Published: 01 November 1990
... and human need since Smith. In this fashion the authors encourage reconsideration of a mainstream economics conviction (arguably. shared by many historians of economic thought) that economic thought since Smith has been largely preoccupied with developing a positive science of self-interested...
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History of Political Economy (1998) 30 (3): 489–513.
Published: 01 September 1998
... Press. Smith , Adam . 1983 . Lectures on Rhetoric and Belles Lettres . Edited by J. C. Bryce. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Stack , G. J. 1984 . Self-Interests and Social Value. Journal of Value Inquiry 18 : 123 -37. Viner , J. 1926 . Adam Smith and Laissez-faire...
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History of Political Economy (1972) 4 (1): 163–175.
Published: 01 March 1972
... and had concluded that these interests coincide, before a viable economic proof of the theory was worked out. The phi- losophers worked out what might !be called a “general theory” that self-interest serves the public welfare, and this was followed by po- litical economists providing...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (2): 330–332.
Published: 01 June 1985
... is concerned with tracing the evolution of philosophical ideas on the normative role of self-interest in society from the time of Hobbes to that of Adam Smith. As the author tells us in the Introduction, “I am going to show how self- interest, which I will call the soul of modern economic man, gradually...