Author Taylor, John A., 1942-
Title British empiricism and early political economy : Gregory King's 1696 estimates of national wealth and population / John A. Taylor
Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, 2005
book jacket
LOCATION CALL # STATUS OPACMSG BARCODE
 Fu Ssu-Nien WTN LANG BK  HB3585 T243 2005    AVAILABLE    30530000799981
Descript x, 193 p. : ill. ; 24 cm
Series Contributions to the study of world history, 0885-9159 ; no. 109
Note Includes bibliographical references (p. [181]-188) and index
Preliminary remarks -- Mathematical probability and demographic prediction -- Gregory King : man of projects -- British empiricism and shop arithmetic -- Higher mathematics and seventeenth-century political economy -- Shop arithmetic, conversation, and projects -- Queen Anne's bounty -- Gregory King's methods of calculation -- What was political arithmetic, really? -- George Chalmers and the stagnation of political arithmetic -- Wobbles and perturbations
Subject England -- Population -- History -- 17th century
Wealth -- England -- History -- 17th century
Demography -- England -- History -- 17th century
King, Gregory, 1648-1712