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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...
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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...
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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...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (1): 167–170.
Published: 01 February 2024
..., and governance into a unidimensional left-right continuum and tries to pinpoint just where on the line people have most succumbed to economic reasoning. Although political fights often line up that way, modes of thinking do not. To pick a few names at random, we might place Gus Hall, Jane Jacobs, Martin Luther...
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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...
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History of Political Economy (2024) 56 (2): 291–318.
Published: 01 April 2024
... partial equilibrium models. Yet they reached radically different conclusions from their analyses. This article addresses this theoretical puzzle and proposes a plausible solution. To this end, the article reconstructs the evolution of Sraffa's and Samuelson's thinking on Marshallian partial equilibrium...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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History of Political Economy (2018) 50 (S1): 303–322.
Published: 01 December 2018
...Allison Demeritt; Karla Hoff A core insight of behavioral economics is that we are “fast thinkers”; very little human thinking resembles the rational, deliberate type that charac-terizes homo economicus . What is less well recognized is that our innate reliance on cognitive shortcuts means...
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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (5): 901–934.
Published: 01 October 2019
...Guy Numa Jean-Baptiste Say is generally portrayed as an unrelenting champion of laissez faire who believed commercial activity promoted economic well-being. However, I develop a more nuanced portrait of Say’s thinking by showing that he did not believe that free trade was an unmitigated good. He...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 681–704.
Published: 01 December 2016
... economic thinking and literary production in this period. Correspondence may be addressed to Benjamin Kohlmann, Department of English, University of Freiburg, 79098 Freiburg, Germany; e-mail: bk1010@anglistik.uni-freiburg.de . I want to thank the readers commissioned by the journal...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (2): 275–294.
Published: 01 June 2011
... in the economics of art and culture: cultural capital; value and valuation; the economic functions of artists; tastes and preferences; the art market; and the role of the state. It compares Ruskin's discussion of these issues with current thinking, and concludes that, although Ruskin's views on capital...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 553–589.
Published: 01 September 2011
...Mircea Platon Recent historiography has paid a lot of attention to the rise of the cult of great men in eighteenth-century France. The focus of the debate has been on whether the cult of great men subverted or actually strengthened the monarchy. Yet, science and scientific thinking deeply affected...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (3): 545–574.
Published: 01 September 2009
...) presents an innovative and consistent anti-Bullionist position. His views differ from those of the Bank of England and other anti-Bullionists; unlike them, he rejected the Real Bills Doctrine and Smith's monetary thinking in general as it applied to both convertible and inconvertible monetary arrangements...
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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...
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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. Correspondence may be addressed to Arnaud Orain, Institut d’Études Européennes, Université Paris 8, 2 rue de la Liberté, 93200 Saint-Denis, France; e...