TEACHINGS FROM THE WORLDLY PHILOSOPHY
Selections range from the earliest economic thought (Aristotle, the Bible) to excerpted versions of such notable works as Adam Smith’s The Wealth of Nations, Malthus’s Essay on the Principle of Population, David Ricardo’s Principles of Political Economy, and The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money by John Maynard Keynes. Other contributors include Cantillon, Mill, Bentham, and Veblen. Heilbroner’s lucid commentary helps readers grasp the core ideas in each piece.
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