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Laurent, John 1947-

Overview
Works: 21 works in 79 publications in 4 languages and 1,559 library holdings
Genres: History  Biography  Juvenile works  Fiction  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Illustrator, Author of introduction, Other
Classifications: HB97.3, 303.483
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Most widely held works about John Laurent
 
Most widely held works by John Laurent
Darwinism and evolutionary economics by John Nightingale( Book )

13 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Darwinism and Evolutionary Economics brings together contributions from authors who, building on Darwin's own insights and on developments in evolutionary theory, offer challenging views on how economics can use evolutionary ideas effectively. This collection of critical essays provide a thorough examination of the application of Darwinian theory to economic thought, and will appeal to evolutionary economists and all those with an interest in Darwin, innovation and evolutionary science."--Jacket
Evolutionary economics and human nature( Book )

8 editions published in 2003 in English and held by 194 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For much of the 20th century, mainstream economists have treated human agents in their models as if they were rational beings of unbounded computational capacity - the notorious "Homo oeconomieus" of much economic theory. However, the patent inadequacies of this understanding of human nature have become increasingly apparent, and economists have begun looking for more realistic models, incorporating the insights of evolutionary theory
New perspectives on Adam Smith's The theory of moral sentiments by Geoff Cockfield( Book )

12 editions published in 2007 in English and German and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry George's legacy in economic thought( Book )

8 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 117 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry George's "Legacy in Economic Thought" will appeal in particular to upper level students and scholars of the history of economic thought and the public sector but also to economists more widely
Pioneering culture : mechanics' institutes and schools of arts in Australia by Philip C Candy( Book )

2 editions published in 1994 in English and held by 80 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book contains the following papers about the history and role of Australia's mechanics' institutes and schools of arts: "'The Light of Heaven Itself': The Contribution of the Institutes to Australia's Cultural History" (Candy); "Dispelling 'the Stagnant Waters of Ignorance': The Early Institutes in Context" (Webby); "The Melbourne Mechanics' Institute: Its First Thirty Years" (Eastwood); "The Advantages of Mechanics' Institutions: Part I" (Osborne); "'a Slight Encouragement': The Colonial Book Grant and the Victorian Parliament, 1857-1860" (Hubber); "Conflict, Consensus and Culture: The Geelong Mechanics' Institute to 1900" (Askew); "'Respectable' and 'Useful': The Institute Movement in Western Australia" (Rose, Birman, White); "The Education of Adults in Schools of Arts in Colonial New South Wales" (Whiting); "Some Aspects of the Role of the Institutes in Technical Education in New South Wales, 1878-1916" (Laurent); "The Movement's Contribution to the Visual Arts: Three New South Wales Case Studies" (Riley); "Foundations and Fortunes of the Mechanics' Institutes and Schools of Arts in New South Wales" (Raath); "The Architecture of the Institutes: Selected Examples from Queensland" (Kellermeier); "Growth and Decline of the Queensland Schools of Arts, 1849-1981" (Inkster); "The Rockhampton School of Arts Library and Museum in the Nineteenth Century" (Murdoch); "a Tale of Two Cities: Mechanics' Institutes in Hobart and Launceston" (Petrow); "The Advantages of Mechanics' Institutions: Part ii" (Lillie); "a Close Affiliation: Coordination of Institutes in South Australia" (Talbot); "'Improvement' and 'Progress': The South Australian Institutes after World War I" (Bettesworth); and "'This Meeting Is Now Closed': The Social Significance of the Institutes in Retrospect" (Laurent). An index and list of institutions referred to and/or illustrated are also included. (Mn)
The eye of reason : Charles Darwin in Australasia by John Laurent( Book )

9 editions published between 1986 and 1987 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Tom Mann's social and economic writings : a pre-Syndicalist selection by Tom Mann( Book )

4 editions published in 1988 in English and held by 74 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Toxic red tides : a plain English report upon possible sewage-poisoning of the entire south-west Pacific Ocean by Christopher Roy Illert( Book )

2 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Science, technology, and society : an introduction by Bu li qi duo( Book )

4 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The star of the fairies by C.-W. Elphinstone Hope( Book )

4 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Keynes and Darwin by John Laurent( Book )

1 edition published in 1997 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Star of the Fairies ... Illustrated by J. Laurent by C. W. Elphinstone HOPE( Book )

2 editions published in 1881 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

by John Laurent( )

in Multiple languages and Undetermined and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Assembled file includes clippings, photographs, reproductions from books and auction catalogs, postcards, press releases, slides, resumes, reviews, exhibition ephemera
Science, technology and society in Australia : an introduction by Martin Bridgstock( Book )

1 edition published in 1999 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

How to use the State Archives for historical research projects by John Laurent( Book )

1 edition published in 1989 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

L'espoir venu d'ailleurs, une aventure de John Loghin by John Laurent( Book )

1 edition published in 2016 in French and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Hemisphericity : it's relationship to maladaptive behavior by John Laurent( )

1 edition published in 1982 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Alternative social Darwinism in an Australian context, 1890-1914 by John Laurent( Book )

in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

 
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Darwinism and evolutionary economics
Alternative Names
Laurent, J. 1947-

Laurent, J. (John), 1947-

Laurent, John A. 1947-

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Evolutionary economics and human natureNew perspectives on Adam Smith's The theory of moral sentimentsHenry George's legacy in economic thoughtTom Mann's social and economic writings : a pre-Syndicalist selectionScience, technology, and society : an introductionScience, technology and society in Australia : an introduction