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The Resource The scope and method of political economy, John Neville Keynes ; with a new introduction by David Felix

The scope and method of political economy, John Neville Keynes ; with a new introduction by David Felix

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The scope and method of political economy
Title
The scope and method of political economy
Statement of responsibility
John Neville Keynes ; with a new introduction by David Felix
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
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1852-1949,
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Keynes, John Neville
Dewey number
330
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no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Economics
  • Economics
Label
The scope and method of political economy, John Neville Keynes ; with a new introduction by David Felix
Instantiates
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1891 by Macmillan and Co
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unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction to the Transaction Edition; Preface; Chapter I Introductory; 1. Nature and importance of the enquiry into the scope and method of political economy; 2. The conception of political economy as a theoretical, abstract, and deductive science; 3. The conception of political economy as an ethical, realistic, and inductive science; 4. The method of political economy cannot adequately be described by any single phrase; Chapter II On the Relation of Political Economy to Morality and Practice
  • 1. Distinction between economic uniformities, economic ideals, and economic precepts 2. The possibility of studying economic laws or uniformities without passing ethical judgments or formulating economic precepts; 3. Grounds for recognising a distinct positive science of political economy, the sole province of which is to establish economic uniformities; 4. Applied economics; 5. Political economy and ethics; 6. Methodological importance of the distinctions indicated in this chapter; Notes to Chapter II; A. On Political Economy and Laisser Faire
  • B. On the Scope of Political Economy Considered as an ArtChapter III On the Character and Definition of Political Economy regarded as a Positive Science; 1. Political economy and physical science; 2. Political economy and psychology; 3. Political economy a social as distinguished from a political science; 4. Definitions of Wealth and Economic Activity; 5. Definition of Political Economy; Note to Chapter III On the Interdependence of Economic Phenomena; Chapter IV On the Relation of Political Economy to General Sociology
  • 1. Conflicting views of the relation between economic science and the general science of society 2. The place of abstraction in economic reasoning; 3. Examples of economic problems requiring for their complete solution a realistic treatment; 4. Distinction between political economy and other social enquiries; Notes to Chapter IV; A. On the Distinction between Abstract and Concrete Political Economy; B. On the Distinction between the Statics and the Dynamics of Political Economy; C. On Political Economy and Common Sense; Chapter V On Definition in Political Economy
  • 1. The problem of definition in political economy 2. Conditions to be satisfied in framing economic definitions; 3. Relativity of economic definitions; Chapter VI On the Method of Specific Experience in Political Economy; 1. Preliminary functions of observation in economic enquiries; 2. Limited scope for experiment in political economy; 3. The employment of the method of difference independently of deliberate experiment; 4. The method of inductive generalization from a multiplication of instances; 5. Limitations of the empirical method
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ocn997428745
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1 online resource
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online
Isbn
9781315134802
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Taylor & Francis
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not applicable
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remote
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(OCoLC)997428745
Label
The scope and method of political economy, John Neville Keynes ; with a new introduction by David Felix
Publication
Note
Originally published in 1891 by Macmillan and Co
Antecedent source
unknown
Color
multicolored
Contents
  • Cover; Half Title; Title; Copyright; Contents; Introduction to the Transaction Edition; Preface; Chapter I Introductory; 1. Nature and importance of the enquiry into the scope and method of political economy; 2. The conception of political economy as a theoretical, abstract, and deductive science; 3. The conception of political economy as an ethical, realistic, and inductive science; 4. The method of political economy cannot adequately be described by any single phrase; Chapter II On the Relation of Political Economy to Morality and Practice
  • 1. Distinction between economic uniformities, economic ideals, and economic precepts 2. The possibility of studying economic laws or uniformities without passing ethical judgments or formulating economic precepts; 3. Grounds for recognising a distinct positive science of political economy, the sole province of which is to establish economic uniformities; 4. Applied economics; 5. Political economy and ethics; 6. Methodological importance of the distinctions indicated in this chapter; Notes to Chapter II; A. On Political Economy and Laisser Faire
  • B. On the Scope of Political Economy Considered as an ArtChapter III On the Character and Definition of Political Economy regarded as a Positive Science; 1. Political economy and physical science; 2. Political economy and psychology; 3. Political economy a social as distinguished from a political science; 4. Definitions of Wealth and Economic Activity; 5. Definition of Political Economy; Note to Chapter III On the Interdependence of Economic Phenomena; Chapter IV On the Relation of Political Economy to General Sociology
  • 1. Conflicting views of the relation between economic science and the general science of society 2. The place of abstraction in economic reasoning; 3. Examples of economic problems requiring for their complete solution a realistic treatment; 4. Distinction between political economy and other social enquiries; Notes to Chapter IV; A. On the Distinction between Abstract and Concrete Political Economy; B. On the Distinction between the Statics and the Dynamics of Political Economy; C. On Political Economy and Common Sense; Chapter V On Definition in Political Economy
  • 1. The problem of definition in political economy 2. Conditions to be satisfied in framing economic definitions; 3. Relativity of economic definitions; Chapter VI On the Method of Specific Experience in Political Economy; 1. Preliminary functions of observation in economic enquiries; 2. Limited scope for experiment in political economy; 3. The employment of the method of difference independently of deliberate experiment; 4. The method of inductive generalization from a multiplication of instances; 5. Limitations of the empirical method
Control code
ocn997428745
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315134802
Level of compression
unknown
Note
Taylor & Francis
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)997428745

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