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The Science of Economics : the Economic Teaching of Leon MacLaren, (electronic resource)

The Science of Economics : the Economic Teaching of Leon MacLaren
The Science of Economics
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the Economic Teaching of Leon MacLaren
Based on a three-year course prepared by Leon MacLaren for the School of Economic Science in London in the late 1960s, this book reassesses the first principles of economics. Leon MacLaren (1910-1994) was a barrister, politician, philosopher, and the founder of the School of Economic Science. In his view, science is a study of laws that exist in nature, while economics is a study of the humanities with the interaction between human nature and the natural universe at its heart. With original subject matter from his economic course and introducing
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  • Front Cover; Copyright; Contents; Acknowledgements; Foreword; Introduction; Who Was Leon MacLaren?; Leon MacLaren's Economics; This Book; SECTION 1 -- FIRST PRINCIPLES; Chapter 1 Preliminaries; 1.1 Humanity; 1.2 The World in Which We Live; 1.3 The Point of Interaction; 1.4 Man in Society; 1.5 Production; 1.6 Community; 1.7 The Significance of Land; 1.8 The Importance of Location; Chapter 2 The Division of Wealth; 2.1 The Primary Division of Production; 2.2 Determination of Earnings; 2.3 Determination of the Tenant's Share; 2.4 Secondary Claims on Wealth; 2.5 Lowest Level of Earnings
  • 2.6 An Historical PerspectiveChapter 3 Civil and Economic Freedom; 3.1 The Importance of Earnings for Civil Rights; 3.2 Natural Law; Chapter 4 Further Divisions of Wealth; 4.1 The Rise of Capitalism; 4.2 Secondary Claims; Chapter 5 Value; 5.1 What are Values?; 5.2 Values in Operation; Chapter 6 Price; 6.1 Setting the Price; 6.2 Monopoly and Price; 6.3 Advertising and Price; 6.4 Taxation and Price; 6.5 The Law of Supply and Demand; 6.6 Production and Price; Chapter 7 The Means of Exchange; 7.1 What is Money?; 7.2 Credit; SECTION 2 -- THE CAPITALIST SYSTEM; Chapter 8 Money; 8.1 Private Money
  • 8.2 Public Money8.3 Bank Money; 8.4 Conclusion; Chapter 9 Banking; 9.1 The Evolution of Banking; 9.2 The Business of Banking; 9.3 The Central Bank; 9.4 The Limitations of Credit; 9.5 Accumulation of Capital; 9.6 Savings; 9.7 Contemporary Banking; Chapter 10 Inflation; 10.1 The Causes of Inflation; 10.2 The Consequences of Inflation; Chapter 11 The Organisation of Production; 11.1 The Rise of Limited Liability; 11.2 The Nature of a Company; 11.3 Corporations and Ethics; 11.4 Financial Markets; 11.5 Capital and Interest; Chapter 12 International Trade and Finance; 12.1 International Trade
  • 12.2 International FinanceChapter 13 Economic Cycles; 13.1 Cycles; 13.2 Description of the Long Economic Cycle; 13.3 An Historical Perspective; 13.4 Impact of the Cycle; 13.5 Managing the Cycle; 13.6 A Wider View; Chapter 14 Taxation; 14.1 The Need for Taxation; 14.2 Principles of Taxation; 14.3 Contemporary Taxation; 14.4 Particular Taxes; 14.5 Taxation and Equity; 14.6 Government Expenditure; 14.7 Effects of Taxation; SECTION 3 -- AN ETHICAL PERSPECTIVE; Chapter 15 The History of Land Tenure; 15.1 Saxon Land Tenure; 15.2 The Norman Changes; 15.3 Early Land Enclosures
  • 15.4 Later Land Enclosures15.5 Absolute Ownership of Land; 15.6 The Aftermath; 15.7 Conclusion; Chapter 16 Property; Chapter 17 Government; 17.1 Justice; 17.2 Mercy; 17.3 Protection; Chapter 18 Economic Duties; 18.1 Economic Duties of Individuals; 18.2 Duties of Government; 18.3 Economic Duties of Government; 18.4 Government Finance and Expenditure; 18.5 Economic Justice; SECTION 4 -- THE NATURE OF SOCIETY; Chapter 19 Society as a Hierarchy; 19.1 The Elements of the Hierarchy; 19.2 Operation of the Hierarchy; Chapter 20 Government in the Hierarchy; 20.1 Society and Government
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