By Alexander Dow,Sheila Dow
Modern economics has, at its beginning, scholarly contributions from many renowned Scottish thinkers. This revealing paintings examines the roots of this nice culture, areas in point of view a variety of authors, and assesses their contribution over 3 centuries within the gentle of a particular Scottish method of economics.
Scottish Enlightenment is a longtime zone of study curiosity, and this quantity bargains new scholarship on key Enlightenment figures when putting emphasis on their method of financial proposal. Smith and Hume are key, yet different much less customary, but very important authors also are investigated the following, together with a assassin, a innovative, a clinical practitioner and a novelist (John legislations, Sir James Stuart, John Rae and guard Nicholson, respectively).
The newest in a prestigious sequence charting nationwide traditions within the heritage of monetary suggestion, this crucial booklet, an important learn for students of financial notion, gains contributions from such significant historians of monetary suggestion as Andrew Skinner and Antoin Murphy.