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A Companion to the History of Economic Thought (Blackwell - download pdf or read online

By John B. Davis, Warren J. Samuels, Jeff E. Biddle

ISBN-10: 0631225730

ISBN-13: 9780631225737

Assembling contributions from best thinkers within the box, this spouse bargains a complete and complex exploration of the historical past of monetary concept. the quantity has a threefold concentration: the heritage of financial inspiration, the historical past of economics as a self-discipline, and the historiography of monetary thought.• offers subtle introductions to an enormous array of topics.• makes a speciality of a special variety of themes, together with the heritage of monetary proposal, the heritage of the self-discipline of economics, and the historiography of financial concept.

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308). It is well documented that all of the European scholars mentioned in chapter 2 of Schumpeter were in fact influenced by Muslim thinkers (Hosseini, 1998, p. 675). The following sections will discuss the contributions of medieval Muslim scholars, the causes and roots of those contributions, and their impact on European scholasticism. We will also explore the reasons why these contributions have not been acknowledged during the past few centuries. We will, however, discuss first the significance of Joseph Spengler’s 1964 path-breaking article on Ibn Khaldun (1332–1406).

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156–8). In his compact but detailed summary of the debates over Scholastic economic influences, Julius Kirshner reminds us that medieval doctors followed the Roman law on just price (Kirshner, 1974, p. 24). 305); “tantum bona valent, quantum vendi possunt” (“goods are worth as much as they can be sold for”). The theory, however, assumes a rational market atmosphere and, as Kirshner reminds us, there was no hesitation in assuming that any body of rational individuals, whether buyers, judges, or legislators, could arrive at a rational price.

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