WorldCat Identities

Schabas, Margaret 1954-

Overview
Works: 15 works in 72 publications in 1 language and 2,769 library holdings
Genres: History 
Roles: Author, Editor
Classifications: HB74.S35, 330.1
Publication Timeline
.
Most widely held works by Margaret Schabas
The natural origins of economics by Margaret Schabas( )
20 editions published between 2005 and 2009 in English and held by 1,633 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Here the author traces the emergence and transformation of economics in the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries from a natural to a social science. Focusing on the works of several prominent economists, she locates the evolution of economic ideas within the history of science
A world ruled by number : William Stanley Jevons and the rise of mathematical economics by Margaret Schabas( Book )
11 editions published between 1990 and 2014 in English and held by 503 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
If any single characteristic differentiates current, neoclassical economics from the classical economics of Adam Smith and David Ricardo, it is the use of mathematics. Pointing to the critical role of William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882), Margaret Schabas demonstrates that the advent of mathematical economics in late Victorian England resulted more from new currents in logic and the philosophy of science than from problems specific to the classical theory of value and distribution. Jevons's Principles of Science (1874) was the first book to take issue with John Stuart Mill's faith in in
Oeconomies in the age of Newton ( Book )
12 editions published between 2003 and 2004 in English and held by 420 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
David Hume's political economy ( Book )
15 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Margaret Schabas is Professor of Philosophy at the University of British Columbia. She is the author of two monographs, "A World Ruled by Number" (Princeton, 1990) and "The Natural Origins of Economics" (Chicago, 2005). She is also co-editor of "Oeconomies in the Age of Newton" (2003), and the author of over 30 articles. Carl Wennerlind is Assistant Professor of History at Barnard College. He is the author of numerous articles on David Hume's political economy that have appeared in "History of Political Economy", "Hume Studies", and "Journal of Political Economy". His most recent piece on Hume garnered best article awards from the History of Economics Society and the European Society for the History of Economic Thought
Hume's Political Economy by Margaret Schabas( )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2007 in English and held by 21 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An impressive selection of contributions discuss and analyze Hume's contribution to economics, making for an indispensable volume
William Stanley Jevons and the emergence of mathematical economics in Britain by Margaret Schabas( Book )
2 editions published between 1983 and 1986 in English and held by 3 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Writings on economics by David Hume( Book )
1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Parmenides and the cliometricians by Margaret Schabas( )
1 edition published in 1995 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Coming together: history of economics as history of science ( )
1 edition published in 2002 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
From political economy to market mechanics : the Jevonian moment in the history of economics by Margaret Schabas( )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Ricardo naturalized: Lyell and Darwin on the economy of nature by Margaret Schabas( )
in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Adam Smith's debts to nature ( )
1 edition published in 2003 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
Markets contracts in the age of Hume by Margaret Schabas( )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The Jenovian revolution re-appraised by Margaret Schabas( )
1 edition published in 2000 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
The greyhound and the mastiff: Darwinian themes in Mill and Marshall by Margaret Schabas( )
1 edition published in 1994 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide
 
moreShow More Titles
fewerShow Fewer Titles
Audience Level
0
Audience Level
1
  Kids General Special  
Audience level: 0.59 (from 0.00 for Parmenides ... to 1.00 for William St ...)
Alternative Names
Schabas, Margaret
Schabas, Margaret Lynn
Languages
English (70)
Covers