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The origins of David Hume"s economics

Willie Henderson

The origins of David Hume"s economics

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Published by Routledge in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hume, David, -- 1711-1776,
  • Economics -- History

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references.

    Statementby Willie Henderson.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsHB75 .H423 2010
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24022966M
    ISBN 109780415778633, 9780203848449
    LC Control Number2009053637


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Book Description. The book covers Hume’s biographical development; his self appraisal as a 'man of letters’; his philosophical writings with emphasis on their direct and indirect economic content; his self-aware criticism of his approach to the Treatise and the development of his rhetorical understanding of the needs/interests of his readers/potential readers; his rhetorical.

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Find more information about: ISBN: Get this from a library. The origins of David Hume's economics. [Willie Henderson] -- The author argues that analysis of the arguments of the Hume's Treatise throws light on Hume's later economic, political and historical work.

The book covers Hume's biographical development; his self appraisal as a 'man of letters'; his philosophical writings with emphasis on their direct and indirect economic content; his self-aware criticism of his approach to the Treatise and the development of his rhetorical understanding of the needs/interests of his readers/potential readers; his rhetorical turn and Ciceronian.

The Origins of David Hume's Economics. by Willie Henderson. Routledge Studies in the History of Economics. Share your thoughts Complete your review.

Tell readers what you thought by The origins of David Humes economics book and reviewing this book. Rate it * You Rated it *Brand: Taylor And Francis. Though better known for his treatments of philosophy, history, and politics, the Scottish philosopher David Hume also made several essential contributions to economic thought.

His empirical argument against British mercantilism formed a building block for classical economics. His essays on money and international trade published in Political Discourses strongly. He is the author of numerous articles on David Hume’s political economy that have appeared in History of Political Economy, Hume Studies, and Journal of Political Economy.

His most recent piece on Hume garnered best article awards from the History of Economics Society and the European Society for the History of Economic : Paperback.

Dr. Willie Henderson already has a number of monographs published by Routledge in the area of the intellectual history The origins of David Humes economics book economics, with growing attention recently paid to Enlightenment writers. His works approach the analysis of economic ideas via context and content with emphasis put on the constructed nature of past economics writing.

David Hume (), along with Adam Smith and Thomas Reid, was one of the most important figures of the Scottish Enlightenment. His writings, which encompass philosophy, economics, and history, include A Treatise of Human Nature; Essays, Moral and Political; and An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.

Eugene Rotwein () taught economics Cited by: The next book is usually known by philosophers as The First Enquiry, but its full title is An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding.

This was written about a decade after the Treatise, and it was designed to make the doctrines of the Treatise — or at least the ones that by that time Hume found himself wedded to — more accessible.

These are the doctrines of the first book of the. He is the author of numerous articles on David Hume’s political economy that have appeared in History of Political Economy, Hume Studies, and Journal of Political Economy. His most recent piece on Hume garnered best article awards from the History of Economics Society and the European Society for the History of Economic Thought.

David Hume (–), the famous Scottish philosopher, was a close friend of Adam Smith's who was named Smith's executor, an acquaintance of Turgot's and of the French adherents of laissez-faire, and a member of the moderate élite of the Scottish Enlightenment.

Born in Edinburgh the son of a. David Hume, Scottish philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist known especially for his philosophical empiricism and skepticism. Despite the enduring impact of his theory of knowledge, Hume seems to have considered himself chiefly as a.

David Hume (/ h juː m /; born David Home; 7 May NS (26 April OS) – 25 August ) was a Scottish Enlightenment philosopher, historian, economist, and essayist, who is best known today for his highly influential system of philosophical empiricism, scepticism, and naturalism.

Beginning with A Treatise of Human Nature (–40), Hume strove to create a naturalistic Alma mater: University of Edinburgh. David Hume’s Political Economy. Edited by Carl Wennerlind; Margaret Schabas; Published: DOI: / Print ISBN: David Hume is the first great thinker to identify language, law and money as ‘spontaneous’ institutions of social organisation.

Hume was on to something quite profound, which remains under-appreciated.[1] Language, law and money have very similar economic properties. Specifically, the resilience and propagation of these institutions does not reside in some.

Hume's A Treatise of Human Nature was published between and Book I, entitled ‘Of the Understanding’, contains Hume's epistemology, i.e., his account of the manner in which we acquire knowledge in general, its justification (to the extent that he thought it could be justified), and its limits.

Book II, entitled ‘Of the Passions’, expounds most of what could be called. Philosopher David Hume on the Origin of Ideas Summary. We hope this summary of "the Origin of Ideas" has been stimulating and you continue to the next summary of the philosophical works of philosopher David Hume.

Our philosophy plays, Location: 29 Gillespie Road, Edinburgh, EH13 0NW. Although David Hume never produced a single comprehensive work that encapsulated his views on politics, his various writings address a broad range of topics of relevance to political philosophy.

He critiques the social contract theory of Hobbes and Locke, and he offers an alternative, evolutionary account of the origins of government. Hume sees all governments as Author: Neil McArthur. Book Review of Narrative Economics: How Stories Go Viral and Drive Major Economic Events.1 by Robert J.

Shiller. And if you wish to adorn, borrow the metaphor from something better in the same genus, if to denigrate, from something worse. Hume's Political Discourses () won immediate acclaim and positioned him as an authoritative figure on the subject of political economy.

This volume of thirteen new essays definitively establishes the central place of political economy in Hume's intellectual endeavor, as Author: Margaret Schabas.

To hate, to love, to think, to feel, to see; all this is nothing but to perceive. Hate, Philosophical, Thinking. David Hume ().

“A Treatise of Human Nature: Top Philosophy Collections”, p, 谷月社. Nothing appears more surprising to those, who consider human affairs with a philosophical eye, than the easiness with which the many. David Hume. Historical Thinker, Historical Writer.

Edited by Mark G. Spencer “David Hume: Historical Thinker, Historical Writer is a timely and wide-ranging reevaluation of a major facet of Hume’s collection shows how ‘Hume the historian’ was evolving through his philosophical works and essays, both before and during the period of his great historical.

David Hume (hyōōm), –76, Scottish philosopher and ed at Edinburgh, he lived (–37) in France, where he finished his first philosophical work, A Treatise of Human Nature (–40).

His other philosophical works include An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (; a simplified version of the first book of the Treatise), An Enquiry. Originally published inEugene Rotwein's collection of David Hume's economic writings has become the criterion by which to measure studies of Hume's thinking on economics.

Rotwein, in his extended introduction, masterfully examines the connection between Hume's various writings economic, political, philosophical, and historical/5(10). Hume’s Political Discourses () won immediate acclaim and positioned him as an authoritative figure on the subject of political economy.

This volume of thirteen new essays definitively establishes the central place of political economy in Hume’s intellectual endeavor, as well as the profound and far-reaching influence of his theories on Enlightenment discourse and practice.

David Hume was born in near Edinburgh. He studied science and read widely in history, literature, and philosophy. In his mids, he wrote his first, greatest, and most influential philosophical work, his three-volume Treatise of Human Nature, a difficult and provocative book.

To Hume’s disappointment, the book failed to gain attention. The is–ought problem, as articulated by the Scottish philosopher and historian David Hume, states that many writers make claims about what ought to be, based on statements about what found that there seems to be a significant difference between positive statements (about what is) and prescriptive or normative statements (about what ought to be), and that it is not.

Generally regarded as one of the most important philosophers to write in English, David Hume (–) was also well known in his own time as an historian and essayist.

A master stylist in any genre, his major philosophical works— A Treatise of Human Nature (–), the Enquiries concerning Human Understanding () and concerning. This paper focuses on the evolution of the relationship between population and economic growth from Hume to New Growth Theory.

In this paper, we. David Hume (7 May – 25 August ) was a philosopher and historian from Scotland. When he was still alive, people thought of him as a historian. He wrote a series of large books called The History of today, people think of Hume as an important philosopher.

Pages in category "Books by David Hume" The following 8 pages are in this category, out of 8 total. This list may not reflect recent changes ().

A man who wants a philosophy by which to live, may be compared to a man who wants a house to inhabit or a ship in which to make a voyage; and like them he requires in his expert advisers two different capacities, the creative capacity to produce a satisfying design, and the critical capacity to ensure the adequacy of the scantlings and the soundness of the materials and.

Jia Wei, Commerce and Politics in Hume’s History of England. Woodbridge, UK: Boydell and Brewer, xi + pp. $99 (hardback), ISBN: Reviewed for by John Berdell, Department of Economics, DePaul University. David Hume and Canadian Paper Money Robert Dimand French 'New Politics' and the Dissemination of David Hume's Political Discourses on the Continent, Loic Charles Hume's Political Discourses and the French Luxury Debate John Shovlin Constitution and Economy in David Hume's Enlightenment Paul Cheney Samuelson, Paul A., b, “ On the Trail of Conventional Beliefs about the Transfer Problem.”In Jagdish Bhagwati et al., eds., Trade, Balance of Payments and Growth: Papers in International Economics in Honor of Charles P.

Kindleberger (Amsterdam: North-Holland Publishing Co.).Reproduced in Collected Scientific Papers of Paul A. Samuelson (Cambridge, MA: MIT. David Hume () was a Scottish thinker who made substantial contributions to the fields of epistemology, metaphysics, religion, mind, aesthetics, morals, politics, history and economics.

He is traditionally classified as one of the three most important British empiricists along with John Locke () and George Berkeley (). David Hume is commonly known as one of the greatest philosophers to write in English. He was also one of the foremost political and economic theorists and one of the finest historians of the eighteenth century.

His political essays reflect the entire range of his intellectual engagement with politics--as political philosophy, political observation and political history--and function as an. ThriftBooks sells millions of used books at the lowest everyday prices. We personally assess every book's quality and offer rare, out-of-print treasures.

We deliver the joy of reading in % recyclable packaging with free standard shipping on US orders over $ Much of what David Hume said about a wide range of subjects remains of great importance today. In the first volume of his first work, A Treatise of Human Nature, a work in which he articulated a new “science of human nature,” Hume focused on an interrelated set of issues in theory of knowledge, metaphysics, and philosophical psychology.

More particularly, he explained how it Cited by:. Buy David Hume's Political Economy (Routledge Studies in the History of Economics) 1 by Schabas, Margaret (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible : Paperback.David Hume’s various writings concerning problems of religion are among the most important and influential contributions on this topic.

In these writings Hume advances a systematic, sceptical critique of the philosophical foundations of various theological systems. Whatever interpretation one takes of Hume’s philosophy as a whole, it is Cited by: 3. In his seminal Philosophy of David Hume (), Norman Kemp Smith called for a study of Hume &"in all his manifold activities: as philosopher, as political theorist, as economist, as historian, and as man of letters,&" indicating that &"Hume's philosophy, as the attitude of mind that found for itself these various forms of expression, will then have been presented.