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Interpreting Ricardo

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David Ricardo was the leading political economist of the early nineteenth century, and his ideas have been controversial and influential ever since. This book sets out to reconstruct the detailed substance and evolution of Ricardo's thought on the central topics of value, distribution and accumulation, and to summarize and evaluate the debates that continue to rage over ...more
Paperback, 336 pages
Published May 30th 2009 by Cambridge University Press (first published March 26th 1993)
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Alex Nelson
Mar 09, 2016 Alex Nelson rated it it was amazing
Shelves: economics
Basically, David Ricardo used many different tools, and every economist after him projects out the part of Ricardo they like...and ignore everything else. Consequently, the commentaries on Ricardo are not explications, but eisegeses.

Terry Peach does quite well defending this thesis, sifting through Ricardo's ten-volume collected works. Dr Peach assumes the reader's familiar with the commentaries on Ricardo, and does an adequate job summarizing them before commenting on them.
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