Guide To The Study Of Political Economy by Luigi CossaGuide To The Study Of Political Economy by Luigi Cossa

Guide To The Study Of Political Economy

byLuigi Cossa

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated.1880 Excerpt: ... HISTORICAL PART. CHAPTER I. THE CONCEPTION, DIVISION, METHOD, AND SOURCES OP THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY. P. Rossi, Introduction a l'Histoire des Doctrines economiques. In the Journal des Economistes, Vol. II. (1842), p. 201--223. (Preface to a historical course given by Rossi during the last years of his teaching at the College de France.) Giovanni Bruno, Sull ' Origine dell' Economia sociale, o Teoria della Storia di questa Scienza. Palermo, 1854, 8vo. (The object of the work is to prove that political economy, as a science, did not exist until after the rise of Christianity.) H. Baudrillart, De l'Histoire de l'Econ. polit.---In the Journal desEcon., Vol. V. (3rd. series), 1867, p. 57--75. (Treating of the method, the characteristics, and the usefulness of a history of political economy.) The History of Political Economy is an explanatory narrative of the origin and development of economic theories considered in connection with social institutions. It follows from this definition that such a history should not be confined to a mere chronological exposition of the various doctrines held by successive generations. It should also take upon itself the higher task of determining their absolute and relative worth. Taking these different theories singly, it should investigate their origin and growth and observe them as they manifest themselves in disconnected and isolated forms, so that it may be able to build them up into a distinct and consistent system of science. Further, as to the relations between economic theories and social institutions, we must draw attention to the fact that these are of two kinds. In the first place writers are almost always influenced, though in different degrees, by the circumstances, ideas, and peculiar institutions, either of...
Title:Guide To The Study Of Political EconomyFormat:PaperbackDimensions:78 pages, 9.69 × 7.44 × 0.16 inPublished:February 9, 2012Publisher:General Books LLCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0217483240

ISBN - 13:9780217483247