Handbook of the History of Economic Thought

Insights on the Founders of Modern Economics


ISBN: 978-1-4419-8335-0 (Print) 978-1-4419-8336-7 (Online)

Table of contents (28 chapters)

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  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-xii

  2. Chapter

    Pages 1-6


  3. Chapter

    Pages 7-91

    The Tradition of Economic Thought in the Mediterranean World from the Ancient Classical Times Through the Hellenistic Times Until the Byzantine Times and Arab-Islamic World

  4. Chapter

    Pages 93-121


  5. Chapter

    Pages 123-135

    The Cameralists: Fertile Sources for a New Science of Public Finance

  6. Chapter

    Pages 137-159

    The Physiocrats

  7. Chapter

    Pages 161-171

    Adam Smith: Theory and Policy

  8. Chapter

    Pages 173-177

    Life and Work of David Ricardo (1772–1823)

  9. Chapter

    Pages 179-204

    John Stuart Mill’s Road to Leviathan: Early Life and Influences

  10. Chapter

    Pages 205-277

    John Stuart Mill’s Road to Leviathan II: The Principles of Political Economy

  11. Chapter

    Pages 279-297

    Jeremy Bentham (1748–1832)

  12. Chapter

    Pages 299-322

    Johann Heinrich von Thünen: A Founder of Modern Economics

  13. Chapter

    Pages 323-350

    The Legacy of Karl Marx

  14. Chapter

    Pages 351-367

    Friedrich List’s Striving for Economic Integration and Development

  15. Chapter

    Pages 369-388

    The Entwickelung According to Gossen

  16. Chapter

    Pages 389-413

    Gustav Schmoller as a Scientist of Political Economy

  17. Chapter

    Pages 415-436

    The Empirical and Inductivist Economics of Professor Menger

  18. Chapter

    Pages 437-463

    Antoine Augustin Cournot

  19. Chapter

    Pages 465-494

    Léon Walras: What Cutes Know and What They Should Know

  20. Chapter

    Pages 495-512

    Alfred Marshall

  21. Chapter

    Pages 513-525

    Knut Wicksell and Contemporary Political Economy

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