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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 683–698.
Published: 01 November 2011
... writings on usury and that his argument for its immorality is not dependent upon the proposition. These facts, which differentiate Luther from the Scholastic writers, are consistent with his opposition to Aristotelian natural philosophy and the influence of nominalism on his thought. In order to establish...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (2): 356–359.
Published: 01 June 1986
...: Universitetsforlaget, 1983. Pp. 1 10. The Aristotelian analysis of usury. By Odd Langholm. Bergen-Oslo-Stavanger- Tromsg: Universitetsforlaget, 1984. Pp. 153. Odd Langholm has added two new monographs to his earlier Price and value in the Aristotelian tradition (1979), the combination of which places...
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History of Political Economy (2017) 49 (4): 715–717.
Published: 01 December 2017
...R. H. Helmholz The Idea of a Moral Economy: Gerard of Siena on Usury, Restitution, and Prescription . By Armstrong Lawrin . Toronto : University of Toronto Press , 2016 . x; 331 pp. $75.00 . Copyright © 2017 Duke University Press 2017...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2003
... University Press. Bentham, Jeremy. [1787] 1952 . Defence of Usury. In Jeremy Bentham's Economic Writings , edited by W. Stark. George Allen and Unwin. Berkeley, George. 1975 . Philosophical Works, Including the Works on Vision . London: Dent. Bittermann, Henry J. 1940a . Adam Smith's Empiricism...
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History of Political Economy (1997) 29 (1): 172–175.
Published: 01 March 1997
... I7OO-183O. London: GMP Publishers. Smith, Adam. 1977. Correspondence ofAdam Smith. Edited by E. C. Mossner and I. S. Ross. Oxford: Oxford University Press. Economics in the Medieval Schools, Wealth, Exchange, Value, Money, and Usury according to the Paris Theological Tradition, 1200-1350...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (4): 705–731.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Nathalie Sigot This article aims to understand the reasons why, in 1828, Jeremy Bentham's Defence of Usury was translated into French by Saint-Amand Bazard, one of the two leaders of the Saint-Simonians, even though it had already been translated twice, in 1790. Addressing this issue enables us...
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History of Political Economy (1987) 19 (3): 387–400.
Published: 01 September 1987
... Press CCC 00 18-2702/87/$1.50 Adam Smith’s case for usury laws David Levy Introduction I shall make it my mission to delve into the murky question of Adam Smith’s view on the relation between the sectorial...
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History of Political Economy (2006) 38 (3): 561–562.
Published: 01 September 2006
...James D. Tracy Usury and Public Debt in Early Renaissance Florence: Lorenzo Ridolfi on the Monte Commune. By Lawrin Armstrong. Toronto: Pontifical Institute of Medieval Studies , 2003 . 460 pp . 2006 Brucker, Gene A. 1977 . The Civic World of Early Renaissance Florence...
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History of Political Economy (2015) 47 (4): 665–675.
Published: 01 December 2015
...Odd Langholm This article examines the life and career of Gerald Odonis (ca. 1285–1348?), the “popes' friar,” considering his views on price and value, money, and usury, among others. Correspondence may be addressed to Odd Langholm at Odd.Langholm@nhh.no . Copyright 2015 by Duke University...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (1): 89–107.
Published: 01 March 2009
...Odd Langholm This paper examines some of Martin Luther's economic ideas from a largely neglected point of view. Religious issues naturally dominated his writings. When he turned to economic subjects, his primary focus was on the usurious practices of the banks and trading companies of his times...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (1): 46–113.
Published: 01 March 1978
... arising out of promises made under oath, suits in which widows and orphans were parties, transactions in which usury was present or suspected; and many other types of transactions vary- ing with time and place;' (5) the spiritual penalties which the Church could impose. 1. For specific...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (3): 406–426.
Published: 01 September 1982
... they that lent money and demanded usury” upon usury.-The apocalypse of Peter (second century AD apocrypha). In the history of Western thought, the import of the sentiments of the writer of the Apocalypse of Peter has been echoed by moralists as various as Aristotle, Karl Marx...
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History of Political Economy (1976) 8 (2): 278–296.
Published: 01 June 1976
... of usury and directly by the business cycle. Barter being unsuitable as a method of exchange, society requires a standard of value and a measure of value. Gold and silver, to a 5. William B. Greene, Mutual Banking (West Brookfield, Mass.: 0. S. Cooke & Co., ISSO), p. 46. 6. Greene...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (3): 659–691.
Published: 01 September 2000
..., and dedicated to all his Majesties subjects, for the stay of further increase of the same . London: Printed by John Norton, and are to be sold by Francis Bowman, in Oxford. Bolton, R. 1637 . A short and private discussion between Mr. Bolton and one M. S. concerning usury . London: Printed by George Miller...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (4): 857–888.
Published: 01 November 2000
... hasemerged considerable evaluative literature are “ Of Cheating, which iscommitted in buying and selling” ( Summa, II.II, Q77), and “Of the Sin of Usury, which iscommitted in loans” ( Summa, II.II, Q78).12 As with several other medieval Scholastics, St. Thomas follows the dialectic method of presentation...
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History of Political Economy (1982) 14 (2): 260–283.
Published: 01 June 1982
... and a ti- tle on usury in Book V. Interesting legislation pertaining to economics is to be found in the first compilation, on which there are glosses by Laurentius Hispanus and Tancredus. But the preliminary compilations were soon superseded as much of their material went into the definitive...
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History of Political Economy (1978) 10 (1): 114–150.
Published: 01 March 1978
.... It is clearly in operation when an argument based on rational- ism, naturalism, or temporal expediency (“utility”) is substituted for an appeal to theological dogma in presenting a case for or against a particular social practice-as when usury is condemned not because it is sinful but because...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (Suppl_1): 309–337.
Published: 01 December 2003
...Edith Dudley Sylla Duke University Press 2003 Alessandro di Alessandria. 1960 . Tractatus de Usuris . In Veraja 1960. al-Khwarizmi. 1986 . The Algebra of Mohammed ben Musa . Edited and translated by Frederic Rosen. Hildesheim:Olms. Aquinas, Thomas. 1976 . Liber de sortibus...
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History of Political Economy (2016) 48 (2): 225–263.
Published: 01 June 2016
... in Spätmittelalter und Früher Neuzeit (1451/52–1622) . St. Katharinen : Scripta Mercaturae . Geisst C. R. 2013 . Beggar Thy Neighbor: A History of Usury and Debt . Philadelphia : University of Pennsylvania Press . Goldstone J. 1984 . “Lessons from the English Price Revolution...
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History of Political Economy (1994) 26 (1): 39–67.
Published: 01 March 1994
..., they recognized the following causes of the unequal distribution of wealth that are generated by the structure and function of the economy: (a) the scarcity of goods; (6) the function of money; (c) the existence of usury; (d) the position of laborers; and (e) the structure and function of agricultural...