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Sir William Petty and some aspects of C17 natural philosophy

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Today, Petty is most widely remembered as a founder of modern economics. thus his brilliant analysis of the labour theory of value, the role of monopolies, the velocity of circulation and other like concepts helped guide the development of classic economic thought over the ensuing centuries. His second substantial acheivement, at least in the popular mind, depends on the outstanding success of the Down Survey, the first in English history to be organsised alo...

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University of Oxford
This thesis was digitised thanks to the generosity of Dr Leonard Polonsky More from this funder
Publication date:
1975
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
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