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A Critical Dissertation on the Nature, Measures, and Causes of Value; Chiefly in Reference to the Writing of Mr. Ricardo and His Followers (Paperback) Loot Price: R270 Discovery Miles 2 700
A Critical Dissertation on the Nature, Measures, and Causes of Value; Chiefly in Reference to the Writing of Mr. Ricardo and...
A Critical Dissertation on the Nature, Measures, and Causes of Value; Chiefly in Reference to the Writing of Mr. Ricardo and...

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A Critical Dissertation on the Nature, Measures, and Causes of Value; Chiefly in Reference to the Writing of Mr. Ricardo and His Followers (Paperback)

Samuel Bailey

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This historic book may have numerous typos, missing text or index. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. 1825. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ... A critical dissertation on the nature, measures, and causes of value Samuel Bailey PREFACE. The subject of the following Dissertation is generally allowed to be one, both of high importance and of great difficulty. "From no source," says Mr. Ricardo, "do so many errors, and so much difference of opinion in the science of political economy proceed, as from the vague ideas which are attached to the word value." And the same eminent writer, in the preface to the third edition of the Principles of Political Economy and Taxation, emphatically terms it a difficult subject. "In this edition," says he, "I have endeavoured to explain more fully than in the last, my opinion on the difficult subject of Value." al It is remarked by another author, that " he who is fully master of the subject of Value is already a good political economist." "Even for its own sake," he adds, "the subject is a matter of curious speculation: but in relation to Political Economy it is all in all: for most of the errors (and, what is much worse than errors, most of the perplexity) prevailing in this science take their rise from this source*." Although much has been written and many efforts have been made to overcome the obstacles, which present themselves in this part of economical science, it may be affirmed with little risk of contradiction, that the success has not been in proportion to the labour bestowed. There appears to have been too little circumspection at the outset. The groundwork of the subject has not been examined * The Templars' Dialogues on Political Economy, in the London Magazine for April, 1824, pages 341 and 342. with that minuteness and closeness of attention which are due to its importance. Writers on political economy ha...

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Imprint: General Books LLC
Country of origin: United States
Release date: 2012
First published: 2012
Authors: Samuel Bailey
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 44
ISBN-13: 978-1-150-41783-2
Barcode: 9781150417832
Categories: Promotions
Books > Social sciences > Politics & government > Political science & theory
LSN: 1-150-41783-8

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