A History of Economic Thought

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These lectures, delivered at the London School of Economics between 1979 and 1981 and tape- PDFrecorded by Robbins's grandson, display his mastery of the intellectual history of economics and his enthusiasm for the subject. A History of Economic Thought PDF EBook They cover a broad chronological range, beginning with Plato, Aristotle, and Aquinas, focusing extensively on Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus and the classicals, and finishing with a discussion of moderns and marginalists from Marx to Alfred Marshall. Robbins takes a varied and inclusive approach to intellectural history and the lectures are united by his conviction that it is impossible to understand adequately contemporary institutions and social sciences without understanding the ideas behind their development. Like this book? Read online this: The State as Utopia (The European Heritage in Economics and the Social Sciences), Research in the history of economic thought and methodology, Archival Supplement 6.

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