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History of Political Economy (2019) 51 (4): 703–729.
Published: 01 August 2019
... of civil economy, which he defined as “the political science of the economy and commerce.” First, the article retraces Genovesi’s conception of civil economy as a branch of political science and the role of “virtue” in ordering the polity according to “the nature of the world.” Second, it explores...
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History of Political Economy (1985) 17 (3): 501–502.
Published: 01 September 1985
...Barry S. Clark Bernard Semmel. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, 1984. Pp. xi, 212. $17.50 Copyright © 1985 by Duke University Press 1985 Book Reviews 501 John Stuart Mill and the pursuit of virtue. By Bernard Semmel. New...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (4): 775–777.
Published: 01 November 2011
...Richard A. Kleer Adam Smith and the Character of Virtue . By Hanley Ryan Patrick . Cambridge : Cambridge University Press , 2009 . xvi; 224 pp. $85.00 . Copyright 2011 by Duke University Press 2011 Book Reviews Joan Robinson. By G. C. Harcourt and Prue Kerr. London...
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History of Political Economy (1986) 18 (4): 697–699.
Published: 01 November 1986
... WILLIAME. ODEN Wealth and virtue: the shaping of political economy in the Scottish Enlightenment. Edited by Istvan Hont and Michael lgnatieff. Cambridge: Cambridge Univer- sity Press, 1984. Pp. 371. $59.50. This is a compendium of thirteen articles, each by an outstanding specialist...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (1): 43–71.
Published: 01 March 2008
...Deirdre McCloskey Smith was mainly an ethical philosopher, though he practiced what was considered for a long time after Smith an obsolete sort of ethical philosophy, known nowadays as “virtue ethics.” Since 1790 most ethical theory as practiced in departments of philosophy has derived instead from...
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History of Political Economy (2000) 32 (2): 412–414.
Published: 01 June 2000
...Jeffrey T. Young By Charles L. Griswold Jr. Cambridge and New York: Cambridge University Press, 1999. xiv; 412 pp. Cloth $59.95; paper $21.95. 2000 HOPE 32.2-08.BookReviews 5/10/00 12:42 PM Page 412 412 Book Reviews Adam Smith and the Virtues...
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History of Political Economy (2003) 35 (1): 21–48.
Published: 01 March 2003
... Economic Journal 67 : 497 -517. Frigo, Daniela. 1995 . Amministrazione domestica e prudenza “oeconomica”: Alcune riflessioni sul saper politico di Antico Regime. Annali di storia moderna e contemporanea 1 : 29 -49. Griswold, Charles. 1999 . Adam Smith and the Virtues of Enlightenment...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (3): 571–583.
Published: 01 June 2022
...Mary S. Morgan Leaving that wish list aside, the values of those travelers' notes remain for us, as historians, the possibility of gaining snapshots of how economists think about and adjust to new experiences. This is especially true of those travelers who practiced the virtues of the open gaze...
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History of Political Economy (2022) 54 (3): 383–392.
Published: 01 June 2022
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (3): 387–407.
Published: 01 September 2014
... of pleasure, not the good life. Moreover, the unchecked pursuit of evermore money is likely to crowd out other intrinsically valuable goods, such as friendship, agency, and autonomy. Finally, from the standpoint of Aristotle’s virtue ethics, wealth acquisition beyond the natural limit is considered...
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History of Political Economy (2014) 46 (2): 307–331.
Published: 01 June 2014
... possible government are unimodal: if the ideal, austere regime such as Sparta (with equal property for all, and focused on virtue-in-arms) is not achievable, one should prefer the given stratified society, partial and non-virtue-directed redistribution being the worst option. Correspondence may...
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History of Political Economy (2011) 43 (3): 553–589.
Published: 01 September 2011
... eighteenth-century political philosophy, anthropology, and state administration. Far from being merely a celebration of ancient republican virtues, the cult of great men was influenced by the newly discovered, formulated, and popularized scientific laws of nature and by an increasingly systematic interest...
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History of Political Economy (2012) 44 (3): 471–492.
Published: 01 September 2012
... of man” was focal. There was a convergence on the idea that human nature is constant and uniform in its operating principles. By virtue of this constancy human nature was predictable so that once it was scientifically understood then, as Hume argued, a new foundation was possible for, inter alia, morals...
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History of Political Economy (2021) 53 (2): 313–345.
Published: 01 April 2021
... not be read as a scholarly contribution to Jewish economic history. Flirting with stereotypes, Friedman was not looking to be theoretically sound and correct, but to persuade his audiences of the virtues of the free market. We therefore argue that “Capitalism and the Jews” has to be read within...
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History of Political Economy (2009) 41 (Suppl_1): 304–314.
Published: 01 December 2009
... it has failed is in describing the wheels, the balance springs, and the interactions of the various other critical components of the mechanism that drives the growth process. This is no criticism because that is not the legitimate task of macroeconomics, one of whose prime virtues lies in judicious...
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History of Political Economy (2008) 40 (5): 243–264.
Published: 01 December 2008
... healthy and natural self-interest crossed the line and, as one of them put it, passed “without heeding it, the boundary which separates virtue from vice.” Copyright 2008 by Duke University Press 2008 Arnot, William. 1853 . The Race for Riches and some of the pits into which the runners fall...
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History of Political Economy (2010) 42 (Suppl_1): 234–260.
Published: 01 December 2010
... economics. While many economists straddled both worlds, Harvard economic historian Alexander Gerschenkron occupied pride of place by virtue of his ideas, his reputation, and his students. Born in Odessa but with his economic education in Vienna, Gerschenkron brought to both enterprises a capacious and wide...
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History of Political Economy (2020) 52 (2): 399–403.
Published: 01 April 2020
... 58 , no. 33 : 1 – 19 . Foot Philippa . 1978 . “ Virtues and Vices .” In Virtues and Vices and Other Essays in Moral Philosophy . Oxford : Blackwell . Grisez Germain Boyle Joseph Finnis John . 1987 . “ Practical Principles, Moral Truth...
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History of Political Economy (1999) 31 (Supplement): 332–378.
Published: 01 December 1999
... compito . Viterbo: Girolamo Discepolo. Ambrose , Cole Alison . 1995 . Virtue and Magnificence: Art of the Italian Renaissance Courts . New York: Harry N. Abrams Hall. Ambrosius . [386 b.c.] 1977 . De Officis . In Opere, vol. 13. Milan: Biblioteca Ambrosiana. Antoniano , Silvio...
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History of Political Economy (1993) 25 (3): 395–412.
Published: 01 September 1993
...) timents.” Moral sentiments are, however, only a necessary and not a sufficient condition for virtue. Virtue requires not only that one know what should be done, but that one have the self-command to do what one’s moral sentiments suggest. Smith set his classical liberal analysis of markets...