By Lionel Robbins,Steven G. Medema,Warren J. Samuels,William J. Baumol
Lionel Robbins's now recognized lectures at the heritage of monetary notion contain one of many maximum bills considering that global conflict II of the evolution of monetary principles. This quantity represents the 1st time these lectures were published.
Lord Robbins (1898-1984) was once a remarkably comprehensive philosopher, author, and public determine. He made vital contributions to fiscal idea, technique, and coverage research, directed the industrial component to Winston Churchill's battle cupboard, and served as chairman of the Financial Times. As a historian of financial principles, he ranks with Joseph Schumpeter and Jacob Viner as one of many most appropriate students of the century. those lectures, introduced on the London university of Economics among 1979 and 1981 and tape-recorded through Robbins's grandson, exhibit his mastery of the highbrow heritage of economics, his infectious enthusiasm for the topic, and his eloquence and incisive wit. They disguise a vast chronological diversity, starting with Plato, Aristotle, and Aquinas, focusing largely on Adam Smith, Thomas Malthus and the classicals, and completing with a dialogue of moderns and marginalists from Marx to Alfred Marshall. Robbins takes a diversified and inclusive method of highbrow background. As he says in his first lecture: "I shall pass my very own candy way--sometimes discuss doctrine, occasionally discuss individuals, occasionally discuss periods." The lectures are united by means of Robbins's conviction that it truly is most unlikely to appreciate properly modern associations and social sciences with no realizing the tips in the back of their development.
Authoritative but available, combining the immediacy of the spoken notice with Robbins's unheard of expertise for transparent, well-organized exposition, this quantity could be welcomed through somebody attracted to the highbrow origins of the fashionable world.
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A History of Economic Thought: The LSE Lectures by Lionel Robbins,Steven G. Medema,Warren J. Samuels,William J. Baumol