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William Whewell (1794-1866), Dionysius Lardner (1793-1859), Charles Babbage (1792-1871).

Author: Mark Blaug
Publisher: Aldershot : Edward Elgar, ©1991.
Series: Pioneers in economics, 19.; Elgar reference collection.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The importance of Whewell, Lardner and Babbage to the history of economic thought is as dependent upon the retrospective reading of their work as it is upon their contemporary significance. However,  Read more...

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Named Person: Dionysius Lardner; Charles Babbage; William Whewell
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Mark Blaug
ISBN: 1852784814 9781852784812
OCLC Number: 802698390
Description: x, 269 p. ; 25 cm
Contents: The currency-banking controversy parts 1 and 2, M.R. Daugherty; the classical view of the economic problem, H. Mynt; the Brimingham economists, 1815-1850, S.G. Checkland; what was the labor theory of value, D.F. Gordon; the development of the theory of colonization in English classical political economy, E.R. Kittrell; a note on the history of perfect competition, P.J. McNulty; the first mathematical Recardian model, J.L. Cochrane; monopoly price discrimination in 1850 - Dionysius Lardner, D.L. Hooks; William Whewell's mathematical statements of price flexibility, demand elasticity and the Giffen paradox, J.P. Henderson; classical economics and its moral critics, W.D. Grampp; William Whewell and early mathematical economics, S. Rashid; the Scottish political economy tradition, S. Dow; thoughts of some British economists on early limited liability and corporate legislation, C.E. Amster, et al; political economy and geology in the early 19th century, S. Rashid; W. Whewell's contribution to economic analysis - the first mathematical formulation of fixed capital in Ricardo's system, G. Campanelli; the Whewell group of mathematical economists, James P. Henderson.
Series Title: Pioneers in economics, 19.; Elgar reference collection.

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