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David Hume: The Classical Theory of Money

Antoin E. Murphy

in The Genesis of Macroeconomics: New Ideas from Sir William Petty to Henry Thornton

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780199543229
eISBN:
9780191715709
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199543229.003.0005
Subject:
Economics and Finance, Economic History, History of Economic Thought

This chapter discusses David Hume's background and contributions to macroeconomics. Hume's book, Political Discourses, consists mainly of essays—seven out of the twelve—on economic issues. Hume had ... More


Political Discourses

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0020
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

During the summer of 1751 David Hume had come to entertain so high an opinion of Robert Wallace as to permit him to read in manuscript form one of the papers that he was to publish the following year ... More


Achievement of Ambition

Ernest Campbell Mossner

in The Life of David Hume

Published in print:
2001
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199243365
eISBN:
9780191697241
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199243365.003.0017
Subject:
Philosophy, History of Philosophy

The rise and progress of David Hume's reputation may be delineated through the opinions of certain influential periodicals, British and Continental, and of certain important individuals. The commonly ... More


Debating Tudor policy in sixteenth-century Ireland: 'Reform' treatises and political discourse

David Heffernan

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526118165
eISBN:
9781526136138
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118165.001.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

During the sixteenth-century officials and interested parties in Ireland composed hundreds of papers on crown policy in the country and sent them to the metropolitan government in England. The ... More


The Art of Balance

Grace Yukich

in One Family Under God: Immigration Politics and Progressive Religion in America

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
September 2013
ISBN:
9780199988662
eISBN:
9780199346318
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199988662.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Chapter 5 highlights the differences between early New Sanctuary activists and the activists they increasingly needed to recruit for their specialized knowledge of either immigration politics or ... More


The Company-Commonwealth

Andrew Fitzmaurice (ed.)

in Virginia 1619: Slavery and Freedom in the Making of English America

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
May 2020
ISBN:
9781469651798
eISBN:
9781469651811
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469651798.003.0010
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

The Virginia Company, this chapter argues, was not merely a commercial enterprise, a joint-stock corporation, created in order to attract and invest resources in the colony of Virginia. It was a ... More


“A Rising Reputation”: Hume’s Lifelong Pursuit of Economics

Margaret Schabas and Carl Wennerlind

in A Philosopher's Economist: Hume and the Rise of Capitalism

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9780226597447
eISBN:
9780226691251
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226691251.003.0002
Subject:
History, History of Ideas

While first and foremost a philosopher, Hume’s education and experiences shaped him into an expert on economics. From a young age, Hume read economic discourse; his Early Memoranda (circa 1740) ... More


Introduction: Debating Tudor policy in Ireland: The ‘reform’ treatises

David Heffernan

in Debating Tudor policy in sixteenth-century Ireland: 'Reform' treatises and political discourse

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9781526118165
eISBN:
9781526136138
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7228/manchester/9781526118165.003.0001
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History

The introduction provides a general overview of the ‘reform’ treatises as a body of sources. The fact that there are approximately six-hundred of these documents is noted. The authors of the ... More


‘We’ in Scotland or ‘She’ in Scotland? Scottish Conservative Manifesto Discourse during the Davidson Era

Murray Stewart Leith

in Ruth Davidson's Conservatives: The Scottish Tory Party, 2011-19

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781474455626
eISBN:
9781474491181
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474455626.003.0003
Subject:
Political Science, UK Politics

This chapter, by Murray Stewart Leith, considers the rhetoric of the Scottish Conservative Party through the lens of party manifestos issued for Scottish, UK and European elections between 2010 and ... More


EU enlargement and the freedom of movement: imagined communities in the Conservative Party’s discourse on Europe (1997–2016)

Marlene Herrschaft-Iden

in The road to Brexit: A cultural perspective on British attitudes to Europe

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
January 2021
ISBN:
9781526145086
eISBN:
9781526155559
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Manchester University Press
DOI:
10.7765/9781526145093.00011
Subject:
Society and Culture, Media Studies

The freedom of movement within the EU continues to be a hotly contested topic in British politics. This chapter argues that this debate is closely connected to the enlargement of the European Union – ... More


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