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Mathematical exposition of some doctrines of political economy.

William Whewell

Mathematical exposition of some doctrines of political economy.

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Published by A. M. Kelley in New York .
Written in English

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  • Economics, Mathematical

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    Reprint of four lectures first published in the Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society in 1829, 1831, and 1850. Three of these lectures were published together in 1968 under title: On the mathematical exposition of some doctrines of political economy.

    Other titlesPolitical economy.
    SeriesReprints of economic classics
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB74.M3 W44 1971
    The Physical Object
    Pagination39, 44, 22, 7 p.
    Number of Pages44
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL5990822M
    ISBN 100678003025
    LC Control Number66021700

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Smith, Mathematical exposition of some of the leading doctrines in Mr. Ricardo's 'Principles of political economy and taxation'. Whewell ([] ) introduces his 'Mathematical Exposition of some Doctrines of Political Economy' cautiously.

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Ricardo’s “Principles of Political Economy and Taxation.” Read April 18 and May 2, ] in which he gives his view of the mode of applying mathematics to our science.

Full text of "The theory of political economy" See other formats. Many readers may be surprised to hear that John Stuart Mill has used mathematical symbols; but, on turning to Book III., chapters xvii. and xviii., of the Principles of Political Economy, those difficult and tedious chapters in which Mill leads the reader through the Theory of International Trade and International Values, by means of yards of.

JEVONS-The, Mathematical [Dec. theory. In truth, there is nothing more theoretical, and but little more mathematical, in the views of M.

Walras, M. d'Aulnis, and myself than in the ordinary doctrines. The laws of political economy must be mathematical for the most part, because they deal with quantities and the relations of quantities.

Statement of some new principles on the subject of political economy, exposing the fallacies of the system of free trade, and of some other doctrines maintained in the "Wealth of nations" [electronic resource] by Rae, John, Pages: principles of political economy; but no student can properly pass by these great additions for the right understanding of the science.

His “Logical Method of Political Economy”() is a clear and able statement of the process to be adopted in an economic investigation, and is a book of exceptional merit and.

THE contents of the following pages can hardly meet with ready acceptance among those who regard the Science of Political Economy as having already acquired a nearly perfect form. I believe it is generally supposed that Adam Smith laid the foundations of this science; that Malthus, Anderson, and Senior added important doctrines; that Ricardo systematised [ ].

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” Mathematical Exposition of some of the Leading Doctrines in Mr. Ricardo’s ‘Principles of Political Economy and T axation’”, T ransactions of the Cambridge Philosophical So ciety, pp Author: Giuseppe Freni. Whewell, Mathematical Exposition of Some Doctrines of Political Economy, Cambridge, ; also in Transactions of the Cambridge Philosophical Society, vol.

III,pp. –, and York: Kelley,pp. 1–40; by the same, Mathematical Exposition of Some of the Leading Doctrines in Mr Ricardo’s ‘Principles of Political Economy and Taxation’, Cambridge, Author: Reghinos D.

Theocharis. Mathematical exposition of some doctrines of political economy. Reprints of economic classics. Reprints of economic classics. New York: Augustus M. Kelley, Irving Fisher described Jevons's book A General Mathematical Theory of Political Economy () as the start of the mathematical method in economics.

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Jevons' work, along with similar discoveries made Fields: Economics, Logic. William Stanley Jevons FRS (; 1 September August ) was an English economist and logician.

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In so doing, it. In offering to the public a new edition of some lectures delivered in Dublin more than seventeen years ago, a few words of explanation are needed.

As regards the substance of the opinions advanced—the view taken of Political Economy and of its methods of proof and development—the present work does not differ from its predecessor; [ ].

Jacob Viner, “Some Problems of Logical Method in Political Economy” Journal of Political Economy, vol. 25, no. 3, Mar.pp. – The development of statistical data and technique, and the marked tendency toward the broadening of the scope of economic inquiry, have again made the problem of economic method an appropriate theme for discussion.

In some preliminary remarks to his Mathematical Exposition of Some Doctrines of Political Economy () Whewell made out a case for the use of mathematics in the process of `reasoning downwards from assumed principles' "`People care so little about all matters of method abstractly considered, that I should be better satisfied of obtaining Cited by: Whewell, W.

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Economy, indeed, being concerned with quantities, has always of necessity been mathematical in its subject, but the strict and general statement, and the easy comprehension of its quantitative laws has been prevented by a neglect of those powerful methods of expression which have been applied to most other sciences with so much success.

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