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Theories of Value and Distribution since Adam Smith: Ideology and Economic Theory

 
 
 
 
Theories of Value and Distribution since Adam Smith: Ideology and Economic Theory
Author: Maurice Dobb
ISBN 13: 9780521099363
ISBN 10: 521099366
Edition: N/A
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication Date: 1975-04-25
Format: Paperback
Pages: 304
List Price: $44.99
 
 

Mr Dobb examines the history of economic thought in the light of the modern controversy over capital theory and, more particularly, the appearance of Sraffa's book The Production of Commodities by Means of Commodities, which was a watershed in the critical discussions constituted a crucial turning-point in the history of economics: an estimate not unconnected with his reinterpretation of nineteenth-century economic thought as consisting of two streams or traditions commonly confused under the generic title of 'the classical tradition' against which Jevons so strongly reacted.