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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2003
.... 1997 . Economics as a Moral Science: The Political Economy of Adam Smith . Lyme, N.H.:Edward Elgar. In Medio Stat Virtus: An Alternative View of Usury in Adam Smith’s Thinking Maria Pia Paganelli Some speciﬁc positions of Adam Smith have been, and still are, sources of problems and debates...
History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (1): 120–137.
Published: 01 March 1976
... this discussion with a com- prehensive analysis of Keynes’ more politically oriented writings and activities, though I shall take account of some of them. The empirical reality that stimulated Keynes’ thinking on the prob- lems of unemployment included the current developments in the United States...
History of Political Economy (1990) 22 (1): 184–186.
Published: 01 March 1990
.... Lawrence University JEFFREY T. YOUNG The probabilistic revolution. Edited by Lorenz Kriiger, Lorraine Daston, Mi- chael Heidelberger, Gerd Gigerenzer, and Mary Morgan. 2 vols. Cambridge: MIT Press, 1987. 449, 459 pp. The rise of statistical thinking, 1820-1900...
History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (2): 177–206.
Published: 01 June 2017
...,” and especially who possessed it—lay at the heart of political-economic debate. This article looks specifically at one set of attitudes about commercial epistemology, what I call mercantile epistemology , which came to dominate economic thinking from 1714 to roughly 1750. Mercantile epistemology was based on two...
History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (4): 613–622.
Published: 01 November 2013
... extends Lerner’s thinking into the internal organization of a bureaucratic defense establishment. This is new and noteworthy. I argue that Lerner’s paper represents one of the first examples of twentieth-century economic thinking applied to bureaucracy. Correspondence may be addressed to Daniel L...
History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 88–113.
Published: 01 December 2008
...Daniela Parisi This essay focuses on Francesco Vito (1902–1968), one of the most important Italian economists and a contributor to an extensive, thorough debate in Catholic social thinking, a debate at times accompanied and followed by exacting and solid experience in the real world, in an effort...
History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (3): 511–548.
Published: 01 September 2018
... with the opportunity to apply his ideas about constitutions and, in return, nurture his theoretical thinking. Two historical developments were of importance in the evolution of Buchanan's thinking: the Southern reactions to the Supreme Court's injunction to desegregate public schools in the late 1950s...
History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (4): 689–718.
Published: 01 August 2022
...Erwin Dekker Abstract Thinking in terms of order is believed to be a feature of several liberal economic schools, most famously the ordoliberal school. This article demonstrates that the work of Jan Tinbergen provides a good example of “thinking in orders” on the left. His analysis of the national...
History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (4): 595–611.
Published: 01 November 2008
...Francisco L. Lopes This paper tackles the puzzle of Ricardo's stubborn commitment to a labor theory of value that he himself saw as no more than an approximation to reality and which was heavily opposed by Malthus, his most respected contemporary. We show it is wrong to think that the theory...
History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 263–281.
Published: 01 December 2009
... and Hotelling's economics of exhaustible resources were crucial inputs. This paper concentrates on Solow's contribution to the integration. It also traces its influence on the economics profession, focusing on the Hartwick rule and the way in which economists think about sustainability. Copyright 2009 by Duke...
History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (1): 59–82.
Published: 01 March 2011
.... Forster, and the man of letters Leonard Woolf. The group had little formal organization but cooperated in various ways and resembled in some respects a pioneering think tank. They rejoiced in intellectual and artistic radicalism. They had fans and critics in Britain and elsewhere. They collaborated...
History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (1): 111–150.
Published: 01 March 2016
... the sources through which notions of emergence and “emergent properties” entered his thinking. It is argued that the three main sources of influence are as follows: the ideas of the German psychologist Wilhelm Wundt; the work of members of the gestalt school of psychology; and the writings of the organicist...
History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 631–664.
Published: 01 December 2015
... elements such as classical liberalism, physiocracy and mercantilism, protectionism, economic nationalism, Orthodox ethics, common sense, and a contradiction between economic policy objectives and means, among others. For this reason it is usually considered as immature economic thinking that is very hard...
History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 681–704.
Published: 01 December 2016
... economic thinking and literary production in this period. The Victorian Crisis of Laissez-Faire: George Eliot, Political Economy, and the Common Good Benjamin Kohlmann This article explores a particular constellation of philosophical, economic, and literary ideas that congealed in the 1870s...
History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 281–306.
Published: 01 June 2014
... and practical answers to the question, What is a just society? Confronted with the evils of the society of their time and the shortcomings of both liberal and protectionist economic thinking, they considered that it was essential to act by formulating a complete model of social justice. This model would present...
History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 463–490.
Published: 01 September 2014
... shows that the major authors on this issue in the second half of the century were all deeply influenced by Jansenist thinking on the subject. The Second Jansenism and the Rise of French Eighteenth- Century Political Economy Arnaud Orain For a long time, historians of economic thought have...
History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 573–608.
Published: 01 November 2014
.... This work aims to contextualize the way Blanco treated these topics within the framework of his Spanish contemporaries, to show that his approach was rooted in a Spanish tradition of thinking. Blanco was already familiar in Spain with some approaches to the slave trade and the colonial question, approaches...
History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (4): 609–640.
Published: 01 November 2014
...Richard van den Berg Modern disagreements about the question to what extent Richard Cantillon anticipated the classical theory of profit and interest are, at least to some extent, due to ambiguities in his writings. New insights into his thinking can be obtained from considering, besides the French...
History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 443–460.
Published: 01 June 2021
... individuals to plan and predict their economic and social future(s). This transition to future thinking opened European’s spaces of possibility during what Reinhart Koselleck famously labelled Europe’s Sattelzeit , c.1750–1850. Some have emphasized a European culture of dealing with contingency, which may...
History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (3): 371–387.
Published: 01 June 2021
... that had been manifest in Anglo-Saxon economics since the sixteenth century or earlier. Moreover, this tradition of thinking about commercial society became quite widespread and in the seventeenth and eighteenth century extended to the entire European continent where it has become commonly known, in its...