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A World Ruled by Number : William Stanley Jevons and the Rise of Mathematical Economics

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A World Ruled by Number : William Stanley Jevons and the Rise of Mathematical Economics
Title
A World Ruled by Number
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William Stanley Jevons and the Rise of Mathematical Economics
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eng
Summary
If any single characteristic differentiates current, neoclassical economics from the classical economics of Adam Smith and David Ricardo, it is the use of mathematics. Pointing to the critical role of William Stanley Jevons (1835-1882), Margaret Schabas demonstrates that the advent of mathematical economics in late Victorian England resulted more from new currents in logic and the philosophy of science than from problems specific to the classical theory of value and distribution. Jevons's Principles of Science (1874) was the first book to take issue with John Stuart Mill's faith in in
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EBLCP
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Schabas, Margaret
Dewey number
330.15/7
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no index present
LC call number
HB103.J5
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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Princeton Legacy Library
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  • Jevons, William Stanley
  • Economics, Mathematical
  • Jevons, William Stanley
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • BUSINESS & ECONOMICS
  • Economics, Mathematical
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A World Ruled by Number : William Stanley Jevons and the Rise of Mathematical Economics
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rdacarrier
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multicolored
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text
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txt
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rdacontent
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Cover; Contents; 1. Mathematical Pursuits ; Conclusion; Conclusion; Conclusion; Select Bibliography
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884013164
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1 online resource (205 pages).
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online
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9781400861514
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rdamedia
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22573/ctt739907
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(OCoLC)884013164
Label
A World Ruled by Number : William Stanley Jevons and the Rise of Mathematical Economics
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Cover; Contents; 1. Mathematical Pursuits ; Conclusion; Conclusion; Conclusion; Select Bibliography
Control code
884013164
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (205 pages).
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781400861514
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
22573/ctt739907
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
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unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)884013164

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