Lectures on Political Economy, vol. 1 
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Lectures given at the University of Edinburgh in the first decade of the 19th century. Volume 1 contains his lectures on population, productive and unproductive labour, and money.
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ADVERTISEMENT BY THE EDITOR.
PLAN OF LECTURES ON POLITICAL ECONOMY,
For Winter 1800-1801.
I.: Of Population.
II.: Of National Wealth.
III.: Of the Poor.
IV.: Of Corrective Police.
V.: Of Preventive Police.
VI.: Of Education.*
OUTLINES OF MORAL PHILOSOPHY.
PART THIRD. [POLITICAL SCIENCE.]
PART III.*: OF MAN CONSIDERED AS THE MEMBER OF A POLITICAL BODY.†
CHAPTER I.: OF THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL SOCIETY.
CHAPTER II.: OF THE GENERAL PRINCIPLES OF LEGISLATION AND GOVERNMENT.
SECT. I.—: OF POLITICAL ECONOMY.*
SECT. II.—: OF THE DIFFERENT FUNCTIONS OF GOVERNMENT; AND OF THE VARIOUS FORMS IN WHICH THEY ARE COMBINED IN THE CONSTITUTIONS OF DIFFERENT STATES.
LECTURES ON POLITICAL ECONOMY.
OF THE OBJECTS AND PROVINCE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY.*
[CHAPTER I.]: [OF THE TITLE AND COMPREHENSION OF THE SCIENCE, IN ITS MOST EXTENSIVE MEANING.]
CHAPTER II.*: [OF THE CONTENTS AND DISTRIBUTION OF POLITICAL ECONOMY PROPER,—OR OF PART FIRST.]
[The Poor:—their Maintenance.]
[Education.—Prevention, Reformation, Correction of Crime.]
[CHAPTER III.]: [PRELIMINARY DISTINCTION OF POSITIVE LAWS INTO TWO CLASSES; AND THE RELATION OF THESE TO POLITICAL ECONOMY PROPER,—OR TO PART FIRST.]
PART FIRST.—: OF POLITICAL ECONOMY PROPER.
[BOOK FIRST.]: [OF POPULATION.]
[CHAPTER I.]: OF POPULATION CONSIDERED AS AN ARTICLE OF THE NATURAL HISTORY OF MAN.
[CHAPTER II.]: [OF POPULATION CONSIDERED AS AN ARTICLE OF POLITICAL ECONOMY.]
[SECT. I.—: OF POPULATION AS AFFECTED BY THE POLITICAL INSTITUTIONS WHICH REGULATE THE SEXUAL CONNEXION.]
[SUBSECT. I.—: MARRIAGE COMPARED WITH CONCUBINAGE.]
[SUBSECT. II.—: MONOGAMY COMPARED WITH POLYGAMY.]
[SECT. II.—: OF POPULATION AS AFFECTED BY THE STATE OF MANNERS RELATIVE TO THE CONNEXION BETWEEN THE SEXES.]
[SECT. III.—: DEPENDENCE OF POPULATION ON THE MEANS OF SUBSISTENCE ENJOYED BY THE PEOPLE.]
[Subsect. I.—: Dependence of Marriage and Population on the Notion held in regard to the Competent Support of a Family.]
[Subsect. II.—: Of Agriculture and Manufactures, considered in relation to Population.]
[i.—: And first, of Population in connexion with Agriculture.]
[ii.—: Second, of Population (and Agriculture) considered in connexion with Manufactures.]
[1.—: On the Employment of Children in Factory Work: its Advantages and Disadvantages.]
[2.—: On Machinery as a Substitute for Labour: its Advantages and Disadvantages.]
[Subsect. III.—: Is the Density of Population in Proportion to the Extent of Country, a certain Index of National Prosperity?]
[Appendix.—: Of the means which have been employed to ascertain the state of population in particular instances.]
[BOOK SECOND.]: [OF NATIONAL WEALTH.]
[CHAPTER I.*]: [OF PRODUCTIVE AND UNPRODUCTIVE LABOUR.]
[SECT. I.—: ON THE CIRCUMSTANCES WHICH RENDER LABOUR MORE EFFECTIVE.]
[SUBSECT. I.—: On the Division of Labour.]
[SUBSECT. II.—: On the Use of Machinery as a Substitute for Labour.]
CHAPTER II.: [OF MONEY, THE CIRCULATING MEDIUM.]
[SECT. I.—: OF THE ORIGIN AND USE OF MONEY.]
[SECT. II.—: OF REAL AND NOMINAL PRICES.]
[SECT. III.—: ON THE EFFECTS OF PLENTY OR SCARCITY OF THE PRECIOUS METALS UPON PRICES.]
SECT. IV.—: OF MONEY AS THE STANDARD OF VALUE.
[SECT. V.—: OF INTEREST.]
TO BOOKS FIRST AND SECOND.
APPENDIX I.—: To B. I. Ch. ii. § 3.
Quotation on Population from Pinto.
APPENDIX II.—: To B. II. Ch. ii.
Notes on the [Parliamentary] Bullion Report.
(Sent by Mr. Stewart to Lord Lauderdale, in February, March, and April, 1811.)