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The Changing Visions of Economics

Debra Satz

in Why Some Things Should Not Be for Sale: The Moral Limits of Markets

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2010
ISBN:
9780195311594
eISBN:
9780199870714
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195311594.003.0002
Subject:
Philosophy, Political Philosophy

The view of the market as a homogeneous mechanism operating across different types of exchanges is distinctly modern. The classical political economists. especially Adam Smith, David Ricardo, and ... More


Political Economics: Old versus the New School

Albert E. Moyer

in A Scientist's Voice in American Culture: Simon Newcomb and the Rhetoric of Scientific Method

Published in print:
1992
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9780520076891
eISBN:
9780520912137
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520076891.003.0007
Subject:
Anthropology, American and Canadian Cultural Anthropology

Newcomb did more than merely extol the desirability of using scientific method to attack current political and economic problems. He himself had developed into a political economist of some repute, ... More


The People’s National Economy

Jeffrey E. Hanes

in The City as Subject: Seki Hajime and the Reinvention of Modern Osaka

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780520228498
eISBN:
9780520926837
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520228498.003.0003
Subject:
History, Asian History

On New Year's Day 1900, Seki Hajime warned his countrymen to be prepared for the approaching dawn of the Pacific Age; his warning challenged the Meiji leaders to reassess the nation's developmental ... More


Globalisation studies, the materialist bias and the ‘third wave’

Craig Berry

in Globalisation and Ideology in Britain: Neoliberalism, Free Trade and the Global Economy

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
July 2012
ISBN:
9780719084881
eISBN:
9781781701850
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9780719084881.003.0002
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

After a brief note on the wave thesis, this chapter considers the main articulations of globalisation as a material structural reality. It argues that neoclassical and Marxist political economics ... More


The Possessor and the Possessed: Handel, Mozart, Beethoven, and the Idea of Musical Genius

Peter Kivy

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300087581
eISBN:
9780300135114
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300087581.001.0001
Subject:
Music, Psychology of Music

The commercial revolution of the seventeenth century deeply changed English culture. This book explores what that economic transformation meant to the century's greatest poet, John Milton, and to the ... More


Conclusion: The Ghosts of the Enlightenment

Fredrik Albritton Jonsson

in Enlightenment's Frontier: The Scottish Highlands and the Origins of Environmentalism

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300162547
eISBN:
9780300163742
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300162547.003.0012
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The conclusion states how the ghosts of the Enlightenment still return to haunt society despite the fact that societies have come a long way from the New World of John Walker and the stationary ... More


Mammon's Music: Literature and Economics in the Age of Milton

Blair Hoxby

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
October 2013
ISBN:
9780300093780
eISBN:
9780300129632
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Yale University Press
DOI:
10.12987/yale/9780300093780.001.0001
Subject:
Literature, Milton Studies

The commercial revolution of the seventeenth century deeply changed English culture. This book explores what that economic transformation meant to the century's greatest poet, John Milton, and to the ... More


Conclusion: The Enlightenment—Questions of Geography

in Placing the Enlightenment: Thinking Geographically about the Age of Reason

Published in print:
2007
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226904054
eISBN:
9780226904078
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226904078.003.0011
Subject:
History, European Early Modern History

This chapter offers a series of questions and examines two further and related issues pertaining to the Enlightenment understood geographically. The first is to return to the theme of the ... More


Introduction: The Rise and Fall of Great Powers

Geir Lundestad

in The Rise and Decline of the American "Empire": Power and its Limits in Comparative Perspective

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
February 2015
ISBN:
9780199646104
eISBN:
9780191803611
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:osobl/9780199646104.003.0001
Subject:
Political Science, International Relations and Politics, Comparative Politics

This introductory chapter discusses how empires and Great Powers rise then inevitably fall, citing examples in history such as the Roman Empire, British Empire, and the Soviet Union. While America’s ... More


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