Download E-books Theories of Value from Adam Smith to Piero Sraffa PDF

By Ajit Sinha

This publication offers a accomplished account of greater than two hundred years of controversy at the classical theories of price and distribution. the writer specializes in 4, might be most important, classics, viz., Adam Smith’s Wealth of Nations, David Ricardo’s Principles of Political Economy, Karl Marx’s Capital and Piero Sraffa’s Production of Commodities by way of Commodities. The e-book highlights a number of major ameliorations within the theories of the 4 authors because it searches for the ‘classical viewpoint’ that separates them from the ‘moderns’. It throws clean gentle on a few outdated questions whereas introducing new, debatable interpretations within the literature surrounding it. it's special in its employer because it first offers the author’s shut interpreting of the theories of worth and distribution within the 4 classics after which significantly engages with the most important substitute interpretations and criticisms of the theories mentioned therein.

Bringing unique insights on theoretical positions, the ebook demanding situations canonical interpretations with the intention to speak about and examine the failings and weaknesses, as well as the already noticeable strengths, of largely celebrated theories. The theories mentioned right here emerge from questions like: what position does call for or human psychology play within the decision of price in classical conception? Do classical economists make certain the distribution of source of revenue in the context of a conception of costs and source allocation? What function does the idea of ‘equilibrium’ play in classical concept and the idea of Sraffa?

It will attract teachers and scholars of financial concept and philosophy, in addition to to the overall reader.

Show description

Read Online or Download Theories of Value from Adam Smith to Piero Sraffa PDF

Similar Business Ethics books

Business Ethics

Enterprise Ethics examines the ethics of industrial via concerns with regards to universal company events. The 5th version discusses theories of ethics hooked up with enterprise and explores the complexities of commercial sustainability-the problems of working profitably whereas upholding society's expanding calls for for moral and social accountability.

The Moral Responsibility of Firms

Everyone is in general thought of morally answerable for their activities. Who or what's accountable while these contributors turn into a part of enterprise organisations? will we accurately ascribe ethical accountability to the association itself? if that is so, what are the grounds for this declare and to what volume do the participants additionally stay morally liable?

Servant Leadership: Developments in Theory and Research

Servant-leadership could be the solution to the present call for for a extra moral, people-centred management the place humility, servitude and contribution are key parts. the aim of this ebook is to supply an summary of present pondering and empirical learn of the determinants, underlying approaches and results of servant management.

Social versus Corporate Welfare: Competing Needs and Interests within the Welfare State

Drawing on comparative info from a few international locations, this book examines the dimensions, makes use of and value of company welfare in a couple of welfare states.

Additional info for Theories of Value from Adam Smith to Piero Sraffa

Show sample text content

Rated 4.88 of 5 – based on 22 votes