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William Stanley Jevons and the cutting edge of economics

Author: Bert Mosselmans
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 2007.
Series: Routledge studies in the history of economics, 84.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"William Stanley Jevons was one of the founding fathers of modern economic thought, whose work marked a new chapter in its history, bridging the gap between classical and neo-classical economics. In this work, Bert Mosselmans provides a synthetic approach to Jevons' theory and policy. Adopting a relativist approach to his subject, Mosselmans focuses on many aspects of Jevons' theory, aiming to tie the different
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: William Stanley Jevons; William Stanley Jevons; William Stanley Jevons
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Bert Mosselmans
ISBN: 9780415285780 041528578X
OCLC Number: 70884942
Description: 143 pages ; 24 cm.
Contents: Jevons and economics : biography and overview --
Jevons and the history of economic thought : deconstructing the Canon --
Jevons and statistics : Adolphe Quetelet and the average man --
Jevons and logic : the extent of meaning --
Jevons and institutions : bridging the gap between theory and practice --
Jevons and religion : unitarianism and evolutionism --
Jevons and music : aping the upper class.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the history of economics, 84.
Responsibility: Bert Mosselmans.
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Analyzes the theory and policy of William Stanley Jevons, a major figure in the field of the history of economics.  Read more...

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