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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 (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 (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 (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 (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 (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 114–136.
Published: 01 December 2013
...Susan Howson It is hard to think of a more committed public intellectual in Britain in the twentieth century than Lionel Robbins—except, of course, John Maynard Keynes. For six decades Robbins engaged in public debate on economic policy issues in lectures and talks, contributions to newspapers...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 166–190.
Published: 01 December 2013
... the economic situation—in the framework of their economic worldviews—to the public at large, that is to say, both communicating their views externally and disturbing the internal status quo of economic thinking at the Federal Reserve. Correspondence may be addressed to Rob Roy McGregor, Department...
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History of Political Economy (2013) 45 (suppl_1): 254–278.
Published: 01 December 2013
... similarities as to what that means and implies. From this perspective, the blog proves to be a further and crucial step in their career as public intellectuals. Both Becker and Posner use the blog for the freedom and flexibility it offers. They use it to develop a sort of “casual economic thinking...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (suppl_1): 177–197.
Published: 01 December 2014
...Perry Mehrling The Treasury-Fed Accord of 1951 and the subsequent rebuilding of private capital markets, first domestically and then globally, provided the shifting institutional background against which thinking about money and monetary policy evolved within the MIT economics department...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 163–181.
Published: 01 March 2009
... made between evolutionist and mechanist modes of thinking. Correspondence may be addressed to Clément Levallois, Centre for Neuroeconomics, ERIM, Erasmus University Rotterdam, P.O. Box 1738, 3000 DR Rotterdam, The Netherlands; e-mail: clevallois@rsm.nl . This article is an adaptation...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (4): 645–671.
Published: 01 November 2009
...; and the morality of capitalism. In doing this, we juxtapose materials written at different stages of his career. While the context and the theoretical framework within which Keynes developed his economic thinking changed substantially, our argument is that beneath these many changes in his circumstances...
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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-mail...
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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...
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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...
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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 (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...