Four Introductory Lectures on Political Economy
Four lectures on political economy which Senior gave at the University of Oxford in 1847. They cover the retardation of the progress of political economy, political economy as a “mental study” and as a positive science.
Four Introductory Lectures on Political Economy (London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1852).
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Table of Contents
- LECTURE I.: CAUSES THAT HAVE RETARDED THE PROGRESS OF POLITICAL ECONOMY.
- LECTURE II.: POLITICAL ECONOMY A MENTAL STUDY.
- LECTURE III.: REASONS FOR TREATING POLITICAL ECONOMY AS A SCIENCE.
- LECTURE IV.: THAT POLITICAL ECONOMY IS A POSITIVE, NOT AN HYPOTHETICAL SCIENCE.—DEFINITION OF WEALTH.