W. STARK, J. M. KEYNES, AND THE MERCANTILISTS
- EconomicsJournal of the History of Economic Thought
In this paper we investigate Werner Stark’s sociology of knowledge approach in the history of economic thought. This paper explores: 1) the strengths and weaknesses of Stark’s approach to…
Was Bentham a primitive rational choice theory predecessor?
Abstract This paper challenges the view of Jeremy Bentham as a primitive predecessor of rational choice theory and welfare economics. The psychological hedonism in Bentham is of a rather weak form –…
KEYNES AND THE BRITISH ACADEMY*
- Economics, HistoryThe Historical Journal
ABSTRACT This account of Keynes's relationship with the British Academy begins with his early, perhaps premature, nomination as a Fellow and its sequel, an initial rejection by the Academy on…