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Henry George: Political Ideologue, Social Philosopher and Economic Theorist

ISBN: 978-1-4051-8750-3
168 pages
March 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Containing important papers by various Georgist scholars, this book highlights the ideas and influence of Henry George as a political economist.

  • Highlights the ideas and influence of Henry George
  • Includes path-breaking work on Henry George’s rent theory
  • Features in the Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice series
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Table of Contents

Editor's Introduction.

1. Ideology and Political Parties.

Henry George's Political Critics (Michael Hudson).

2. George's Ideas in Debate.

Henry George, Emile de Laveleye, and the Issue of Peasant Proprietorship (Jerome F. Heavey).

Frank H. Knight's Criticism of Henry George (Ross B. Emmett).

3. Social Philosophy.

Apprehending the Social Philosophy of Henry George (Charles R. McCann, Jr.).

4. Conceptual Debates Regarding Land and Rent.

The Marginalists Who Confronted Land (Fred E. Foldvary).

Keeping Land in Capital Theory (Ricardo, Faustmann, Wicksell, and George: Mason Gaffney).

5. Communications.

Comment (Mark Perlman).

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Author Information

Laurence S. Moss is a full professor at Babson College teaching law and economics. He is also the editor-in-chief of the American Journal of Economics and Sociology and is on the editorial board of the History of Political Economy. He has served as president of the History of Economic Thoughts Society.
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  • Contains important papers by various notable Georgist scholars
  • Highlights the ideas and influence of Henry George
  • Includes path-breaking work on Henry George’s rent theory
  • Features in the Studies in Economic Reform and Social Justice series

See More

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