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A Companion to the History of Economic Thought. Blackwell Companions to Contemporary Economics
John Wiley and Sons Ltd, November 2006, Pages: 736
Assembling contributions from top thinkers in the field, this companion offers a comprehensive and sophisticated exploration of the history of economic thought. The volume has a threefold focus: the history of economic thought, the history of economics as a discipline, and the historiography of economic thought.
- Provides sophisticated introductions to a vast array of topics.
- Focuses on a unique range of topics, including the history of economic thought, the history of the discipline of economics, and the historiography of economic thought.
List of Figures.
List of Tables.
List of Contributors.
1. Research Styles In The History Of Economic Thought: Jeff E. Biddle (Michigan State University).
Group I: Historical Surveys:.
2. Ancient And Medieval Economics: Todd Lowry (Washington & Lee University).
3. Contributions Of Medieval Muslim Scholars To The History Of Economics And Their Impact: Refutation Of The Schumpetarian Gap: Hamid Hosseini (King’s College).
4. Mercantilism: Lars Magnusson (Uppsala University).
5. Physiocracy And French Pre-Classical Political Economy: Philippe Steiner (University Paris-IX Dauphine).
6. Pre-Classical Economics In Britain: Anthony Brewer (University Of Bristol).
7. Adam Smith (1723-1790): Theories Of Political Economy: Andrew S. Skinner (University Of Glasgow).
8. Classical Economics: Denis O’Brien (University Of Durham).
9. Post-Ricardian British Economics, 1830-1870: Sandra Peart (Baldwin-Wallace College) And David Levy (George Mason University).
10. Karl Marx: His Work And The Major Changes In Its Interpretation: Geert Reuten (University Of Amsterdam).
11. The Surplus Interpretation Of The Classical Economists: Heinz Kurz (University Of Graz).
12. Non-Marxian Socialism: John King (La Trobe University).
13. Utopian Economics: Warren J. Samuels (Michigan State University).
14. Historical Schools Of Economics: German And English: Keith Tribe.
15. American Economics To 1900: William J. Barber (Wesleyan University).
16. English Marginalism: Jevons, Marshall And Pigou: Peter Groenewegen (University Of Sydney).
17. The Austrian Marginalists: Menger, Böhm-Bawerk, And Wieser: Steven Horwitz (St. Lawrence University).
18. Early General Equilibrium Economics: Walras, Pareto And Cassell: Donald A. Walker (Indiana University Of Pennsylvania).
19. The “First” Imperfect Competition Revolution: Christina Marcuzzo (Universitat Di Roma).
20. The Stabilization Of Price Theory, 1920-1955: Roger E. Backhouse (University Of Birmingham).
21. Interwar Monetary And Business Cycle Theory: Macroeconomics Before Keynes: Robert W. Dimand (Brock University).
22. Keynes And The Cambridge School: Geoff C. Harcourt (Jesus College) And Prue Kerr (Centro Di Richerche E Documentazione ‘Piero Sraffa’).
23. American Institutional Economics In The Interwar Period: Malcolm Rutherford (University Of Virginia).
24. Postwar Neoclassical Microeconomics: S. Abu Turab Rizvi (University Of Vermont).
25. The Formalist Revolution In The 1950s: Mark Blaug (University Of Amsterdam).
26. A History Of Postwar Monetary And Macroeconomics: Kevin Hoover (University Of California, Davis).
27. The Economic Role Of Government In The History Of Economic Thought: Steven G. Medema (University Of Colorado, Denver).
28. Postwar Heterodox Economics.
The Austrian School Of Economics: 1950-2000: Peter Boettke And Peter Leeson (George Mason University).
Feminist: Janet Seiz (Grinnell College).
Institutionalist: Geoff Hodgson (University Of Hertfordshire).
Post Keynesian: Sheila Dow (University Of Stirling).
Radical Political Economy: Bruce Pietrykowski (University Of Michigan).
Group II: Historiography:.
29. Historiography: Matthias Klaes (Keele University).
30. The Sociology Of Economics And Scientific Knowledge, And The History Of Economic Thought: A. W. Coats (University Of Nottingham).
31. Exegesis, Hermeneutics And Interpretation: Ross Emmett (Augustana University College).
32. Textuality And The History Of Economics: Intention And Meaning: Vivienne Brown (The Open University).
33. Mathematical Modeling As An Exegetical Tool: Rational Reconstruction: A. M.C. Waterman (St. John’s College).
34. Economic Methodology Since Kuhn: John B. Davis (Marquette University).
35. Biography And The History Of Economics: Don E. Moggridge (University Of Toronto).
36. Economics And Economists In The Economic Policy Process: Crauford D. Goodwin (Duke University).
37. The International Diffusion Of Economic Thought: Jose Luis Cardoso (Technical University Of Lisbon).
38. The History Of Ideas And Economics: Mark Perlman (University Of Pittsburgh).
39. Research In The History Of Economic Thought As A Vehicle For The Defense And Criticism Of Orthodox Economics: John Lodewijks (University Of New South Wales).
“With the range, depth, and clarity of the contributions, this exceptional volume provides the reader with the best modern historical thinking on the development of economics from antiquity to the present. It should be on every economist’s bookshelf.” E. Roy Weintraub, Duke University.
“This collection covers an extraordinary range of key topics in the history of economic thought and historiography. While space is at a high premium in such collective endeavors, the editors have allowed contributors ample scope to make meaningful surveys. The collection as a whole provides a splendid teaching and research resource.” Samuel Hollander, Ben–Gurion University.
"What a wonderful companion; I will keep it on my shelf and refer to it often. It's an excellent set of brief summaries of the current state of the art in the history of thought, from ancient times until today." David Colander, Middlebury College.