Principles Of Political Economy / Edition 1

Principles Of Political Economy / Edition 1

by John Stuart Mill
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415487560

ISBN-13: 9780415487566

Pub. Date: 12/01/2008

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

An experience of five years with Mr. Mill's treatise in the class-room not only convinced me of the great usefulness of what still remains one of the most lucid and systematic books yet published which cover the whole range of the study, but I have also been convinced of the need of such additions as should give the results of later thinking, without militating…  See more details below

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An experience of five years with Mr. Mill's treatise in the class-room not only convinced me of the great usefulness of what still remains one of the most lucid and systematic books yet published which cover the whole range of the study, but I have also been convinced of the need of such additions as should give the results of later thinking, without militating against the general tenor of Mr. Mill's system; of such illustrations as should fit it better for American students, by turning their attention to the application of principles in the facts around us; of a bibliography which should make it easier to get at the writers of other schools who offer opposing views on controverted questions; and of some attempts to lighten those parts of his work in which Mr. Mill frightened away the reader by an appearance of too great abstractness, and to render them, if possible, more easy of comprehension to the student who first approaches

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415487566
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
12/01/2008
Pages:
724
Product dimensions:
6.14(w) x 9.21(h) x 1.47(d)
Age Range:
17 Years

Table of Contents

Special Introduction
Mill's Preface
Preliminary Remarks
Bk. IProduction
Ch. IOf the Requisites of Production
Ch. IIOf Labor as an Agent of Production
Ch. IIIOf Unproductive Labor
Ch. IVOf Capital
Ch. VFundamental Propositions respecting Capital
Ch. VIOn Circulating and Fixed Capital
Ch. VIIOn what depends the degree of Productiveness of Productive Agents
Ch. VIIIOf Co-operation, or the Combination of Labor
Ch. IXOf Production on a Large, and Production on a Small Scale
Ch. XOf the Law of the Increase of Labor
Ch. XIOf the Law of the Increase of Capital
Ch. XIIOf the Law of the Increase of Production from Land
Ch. XIIIConsequence of the foregoing Laws
Bk. IIDistribution
Ch. IOf Property
Ch. IIThe same subject continued
Ch. IIIOf the Classes among whom the Produce is distributed
Ch. IVOf Competition and Custom
Ch. VOf Slavery
Ch. VIOf Peasant Proprietors
Ch. VIIContinuation of the same subject
Ch. VIIIOf Metayers
Ch. IXOf Cottiers
Ch. XMeans of abolishing Cottier Tenancy
Ch. XIOf Wages
Ch. XIIOf Popular Remedies for Low Wages
Ch. XIIIThe Remedies for Low Wages further considered
Ch. XIVOf the Differences of Wages in different Employments
Ch. XVOf Profits
Ch. XVIOf Rent
Bk. IIIExchange
Ch. IOf Value
Ch. IIOf Demand and Supply, in their relation to Value
Ch. IIIOf Cost of Production, in its relation to Value
Ch. IVUltimate Analysis of Cost of Production
Ch. VOf Rent, in its Relation to Value
Ch. VISummary of the Theory of Value
Ch. VIIOf Money
Ch. VIIIOf the Value of Money, as dependent on Demand and Supply
Ch. IXOf the Value of Money, as dependent on Cost of Production
Ch. XOf a Double Standard, and Subsidiary Coins
Ch. XIOf Credit, as a Substitute for Money
Ch. XIIInfluence of Credit on Prices
Ch. XIIIOf an Inconvertible Paper Currency
Ch. XIVOf Excess of Supply
Ch. XVOf a Measure of Value
Ch. XVIOf some Peculiar Cases of Value
Ch. XVIIOf International Trade
Ch. XVIIIOf International Values
Ch. XIXOf money, considered as an Imported Commodity
Ch. XXOf the Foreign Exchanges
Ch. XXIOf the Distribution of the Precious Metals through the Commercial World
Ch. XXIIInfluence of the Currency on the Exchanges and on Foreign Trade
Ch. XXIIIOf the Rate of Interest
Ch. XXIVOf the Regulation of a Convertible Currency
Ch. XXVOf the Competition of different Countries in the Same Market
Ch. XXVIOf Distribution, as affected by Exchange
Bk. IVInfluence of the Progress of Society on Production and Distribution
Ch. IGeneral Characteristics of a Progressive State of Wealth
Ch. IIInfluence of the Progress of Industry and Population on Values and Prices
Ch. IIIInfluence of the Progress of Industry and Population on Rents, Profits, and Wages
Ch. IVOf the Tendency of Profits to a Minimum
Ch. VConsequences of the Tendency of Profits to a Minimum
Ch. VIOf the Stationary State
Ch. VIIOn the Probable Futurity of the Laboring Classes
Bk. VOn the Influence of Government
Ch. IOf the Functions of Government in general
Ch. IIOn the General Principles of Taxation
Ch. IIIOf Direct Taxes
Ch. IVOf Taxes on Commodities
Ch. VOf some other Taxes
Ch. VIComparison between Direct and Indirect Taxation
Ch. VIIOf a National Debt
Ch. VIIIOf the Ordinary Functions of Government, considered as to their Economical Effects
Ch. IXThe same subject continued
Ch. XOf Interferences of Government grounded on Erroneous Theories
Ch. XIOf the Grounds and Limits of the Laisser-faire or Non-interference Principle

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