Economic Thought

Lester, Richard A.
October 1954
New Republic;10/4/54, Vol. 131 Issue 14, p20
This article presents information on the book "Economic Doctrine and Method," by Joseph Schumpeter, and translated by R. Aris. With the publication of this book. Schumpeter established his reputation as a well-rounded economist and sociologist. For a broad survey of economic thought from the Greeks to modern times, Schumpeter was eminently qualified. Intimately acquainted with the writings of English, American, French, and Italian as well as German and Austrian economists, he brought to his task a remarkable breadth of view and an ability to appreciate the essential contribution of a great variety of writers. In the tradition of Germanic scholarship, Schumpeter is historical, analytical, and thorough yet selective.


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