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Benjamin Franklin As an Economist

by William Achenbach Wetzel

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  • 35 Currently reading

Published by University Press of the Pacific .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Economic theory & philosophy,
  • Economic History,
  • Business & Economics,
  • Business / Economics / Finance,
  • Business/Economics,
  • Economics - Theory,
  • Historical - General

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8425249M
    ISBN 101410223981
    ISBN 109781410223982

    “A Benjamin Franklin Reader”, p, Simon and Schuster 29 Copy quote Without freedom of thought, there can be no such thing as wisdom; and no such thing as public liberty without freedom of speech; which is the right of every man as far as by it he does not hurt or control the right of another; and this is the only check it ought to suffer. Benjamin Franklin is best known for being one of the founding fathers of the United States of America. But this man also wears a host of other hats – that of a printer, a writer, a statesman, a scientist, an inventor, a philosopher, an economist and a musician. Looking at the dazzling later part of .

      A DANGEROUS ENGINE. Benjamin Franklin, From Scientist to Diplomat. By Joan Dash. Illustrated by Dusan Petricic. pp. Frances Foster Books/ Farrar, Straus & Giroux. $Author: Lawrence Downes. Franklin, Benjamin, -- Bibliography. See also what's at your library, or elsewhere.. Broader terms: Franklin, Benjamin, ; Bibliography; Filed under: Franklin, Benjamin, -- Bibliography The Story of a Famous Book: An Account of Dr. Benjamin Franklin's Autobiography (reprinted from the Atlantic Monthly; Boston: For private distribution, ), by Samuel A. Green.

    Few eighteenth century practitioners of political economy have been as misunderstood or stereotyped as Benjamin Franklin. His economic essays which spanned a sixty-one year period (), still create disagreement among scholars even on the doctrinal origins of Franklin's economic ideas. If Franklin was not a mercantilist, neither was he exclusively a physiocrat nor an early classical. The Liberty Collection includes: "The Law" by Frederic Bastiat (1 hour 20 minutes). Bastiat (bawst ya) () was an economist, a member of the French assembly, and an influential libertarian speaker and writer. "The Law", Bastiat's most famous work, argues that the purpose of the law is the.


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MEMOIRS OF FRANKLIN. PART I. To William Franklin, Esq., Governor of New-Jersey. Twyford, at the Bishop of St. Asaph's, Dear Son,—I have ever had a pleasure in obtaining any little anecdotes of my may remember the inquiries I made among the remains of my relations when you were with me in England, and the journey I undertook for that purpose.

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