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A history of economic thought : the LSE lectures

Author: Lionel Robbins Robbins, Baron; Steven G Medema; Warren J Samuels; London School of Economics and Political Science.
Publisher: Princeton, N.J. : Princeton University Press, ©1998.
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Lionel Robbins' now famous lectures on the history of economic thought comprise one of the greatest accounts since World War II of the evolution of economic ideas. This volume represents the first time those lectures have been published.
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Genre/Form: History
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Lionel Robbins Robbins, Baron; Steven G Medema; Warren J Samuels; London School of Economics and Political Science.
ISBN: 069101244X 9780691012445 0691070148 9780691070148
OCLC Number: 38130681
Notes: Lectures given by Lionel Robbins at the London School of Economics during 1979-1980 and 1980-1981.
Description: xxviii, 359 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: A. Anticipations. Lecture 1. Introduction --
Plato. Lecture 2. Plato and Aristotle. Lecture 3. Aquinas and the Scholastics. Lecture 4. Pamphleteers --
Money (Oresme, Bodin, "W.S."). Lecture 5. Pamphleteers --
Mercantilism (Malynes, Misselden, Mun). Lecture 6. Sir William Petty. Lecture 7. Child and Locke (Interest) --
B. Emergence of Systems. Lecture 8. Cantillon. Lecture 9. Cantillon (cont.) --
Physiocracy. Lecture 10. Physiocrats --
Turgot. Lecture 11. Locke and Hume on Property --
Hume on Money. Lecture 12. Hume on Interest and Trade --
Precursors of Adam Smith. Lecture 13. General Survey of Smith's Intentions --
The Wealth of Nations: Analytical (I). Lecture 14. The Wealth of Nations: Analytical (II).
Responsibility: Lionel Robbins ; edited by Steven G. Medema and Warren J. Samuels.
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