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The economics of W.S. Jevons

by Sandra Peart

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Published by Routledge in London, New York .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Great Britain
    • Subjects:
    • Jevons, William Stanley, 1835-1882.,
    • Economists -- Great Britain -- Biography.,
    • Economics -- Great Britain -- History -- 19th century.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 295-306) and index.

      StatementSandra Peart.
      SeriesRoutledge studies in the history of economics ;, 9
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHB103.J5 P4 1996
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxi, 314 p. :
      Number of Pages314
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL814154M
      ISBN 100415067138
      LC Control Number95051459

      H A Jevons, Letters and journal of W Stanley Jevons (London, ). M Schabas, A world ruled by numbers: William Stanley Jevons and the rise of mathematical economics (Princeton, ). Articles: R D C Black, W S Jevons and the economics of his time, Manchester School of Economics and Social Studies 30 (), In preparing this volume, I have attempted to write a descriptive essay on the past and present monetary systems of the world, the materials employed to make money, the regulations under which the coins are struck and issued, the natural laws which govern their circulation, the several modes in which they may be replaced by the use of paper documents, and finally, the method .

      H A Jevons, Letters and journal of W Stanley Jevons (London, ). M Schabas, A world ruled by numbers: William Stanley Jevons and the rise of mathematical economics (Princeton, ). R D C Black, W S Jevons and the economics of his time, Manchester School of Economics and Social Studies 30 (), “Bibliography of Published Works by W. S. Jevons,” Journal of the History of Economic Thought, – Updated and reprinted in Jevons, , Collected Economic Writings Volume 1, London: Palgrave/MacMillan.

        The most important book written on energy economics was the first: William Stanley Jevons’s The Coal Question (London: Macmillan and Company, , rev. ). This classic is available in its entirety on the Internet. Jevons’s remarkably sophisticated treatment of energy sustainability remains pertinent today. Ben Seligman (—), an activist in economic affairs and a scholarly dissenter from conventional economics, wrote or edited eight books as well as numerous articles in the popular press., E. Ray Canterbery, professor of economics at Florida State University, is the author of five books or monographs and many articles in scholarly journals as well as more general .


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William Stanley Jevons occupies a pivotal position in the history of economic thought, spanning the transition from classical to neo-classical economics and playing a key role in the Marginal Revolution.

The breadth of Jevons's work is examined here which: * includes a detailed consideration of a wide range of his work-policy, theoretical, methodological, applied. William Stanley Jevons occupies a pivotal position in the history of economic thought, spanning the transition from classical to neo-classical economics and playing a key role in the Marginal breadth of Jevons's work is examined here which includes a detailed consideration of a wide range of his work - policy, theoretical, methodological, applied and.

Book Description. William Stanley Jevons occupies a pivotal position in the history of economic thought, spanning the transition from classical to neo-classical economics and playing a key role in the Marginal Revolution.

The breadth of Jevons's work is examined here which. Get this from a library. The economics of W.S. Jevons. [Sandra Peart] -- William Stanley Jevons occupies a pivotal position in the history of economic thought, spanning the transition from classical to neo-classical economics and playing a key role in the Marginal.

Jevons’s Theory of Political Economy placed utility at the centre of economic analysis, presenting his own (alternative) theory of exchange, which ran in terms of a balance of ‘feeling’.1 While utility had figured into Classical value theory, it was, until and then more formally ininconceivable that exchange should be explained by utility considerations only, that the Author: Sandra Peart.

The Economics of W. Jevons. By Sandra Peart; Published: DOI: / Print ISBN: eBook ISBN: William Stanley Jevons occupies a pivotal position in the history of economic thought, spanning the transition from classical to neo-classical economics and playing a key role in the Marginal.

William Stanley Jevons, (born September 1,Liverpool, England—died Augnear Hastings, Sussex), English logician and economist whose book The Theory of Political Economy () expounded the “final” (marginal) utility theory of ’s work, along with similar discoveries made by Karl Menger in Vienna () and by Léon Walras in Switzerland.

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Bert Mosselmans - - Author: Sandra Peart. I AM desirous of prefixing to the second edition of the following work a few explanations which may tend to prevent misapprehension of its purpose and expression “exhaustion of our coal mines,” states the subject in the briefest form, but is sure to convey erroneous notions to those who do not reflect upon the [ ].

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Jevons (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics) 1 by Peart, Sandra (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Sandra Peart. Jevons put much less thought into the production side of economics.

It is ironic, therefore, that he became famous in Britain for his book The Coal Question, in which he wrote that Britain’s industrial vitality depended on coal and, therefore, would decline as that resource was exhausted.

As coal reserves ran out, he wrote, the price of coal would rise. The Economics of W.S. Jevons (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics) eBook: Peart, Sandra: : Kindle StoreAuthor: Sandra Peart.

Logic, Books of the Day, Professor Jevons’s Primer of Political Economy, William Stanley Jevons, The Contemporary Review, MayThe Contemporary Review, JanuaryReview of the State in Relation to Labour, Review of Methods of Social Reform, and other Papers, Review, Letters and Journal, Review of Journal and Letters of W.

Stanley. The final section on the economics of W.S. Jevons brings together papers which encouraged a revival of interest in that economist, including two which were previously unpublished.

R.D. Collison Black is one of the very few economists who has used the tools of history to study the relationship of economic theory to policy in detail.

William Stanley Jevons, English economist and logician whom, simultaneously with Carl Menger and Léon Walras, launched the Marginalist Revolution of that gave birth to Neoclassical economics. Stanley Jevons (as he preferred to be called) was born in Liverpool on September 1,the ninth child of a family of prosperous iron merchants.

Jevons provided lengthy arguments for the mathematization of economic theory as well as for the priority of the utility theory of value in place of the labour theory of value that had been central to economics since John Locke. This book will enlighten any reader wishing to understand the essential nature of contemporary mainstream economics.

Energy related issues have been actively present in economic literature since the oil crisis, but have their roots much further back in the early asW.S. Jevons expressed his concern about the eventual depletion of coal resources in his book The Coal of the best known early attempts to work on the economics of exhaustible resources (incl.

fossil. This sequel to the author's "Early Development in Mathematical Economics" covers developments in this field after the appearance of Cournot's "Recherches" in and until the publication of Jevons'. The Economics of W. Jevons The Economics of W. Jevons Schabas, Margaret This is the first book to cover W.

Jevonsâ s work in applied economics and policy investigations and to link it to his work on theory and methodology. It reads very well and is based on extensive research. Sandra Peart paints Jevons in a very positive light, praising him for his. Bringing in economic theories to solve the mystery was clever and brilliant.

My only fault with Breit and Elzinga (Marshall Jevons) is that they price their books too high for me to buy. Is this their economic theory at work? Enjoyed the book, highly recommend it, but it would be nice if they lowered their s:   William Stanley Jevons, LL.D., MA, FRS (/ˈdʒɛvənz/; 1 September – 13 August ) was an English economist and Fisher described Jevons' book A General Mathematical.Genre/Form: Academic theses: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Eckard, Edwin Woodrow, Economics of W.S.

Jevons. Washington, D.C., American council on.