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# The Theory of Political Economy (1879)

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This Elibron Classics book is a facsimile reprint of a 1911 edition by Macmillan and Co., London.

Paperback, 416 pages

Published
December 1st 2008
by Kessinger Publishing
(first published 1871)

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William Stanley Jevons, LL.D., MA, FRS was an English economist and logician.

Irving Fisher described Jevons' book A General Mathematical Theory of Political Economy (1862) as the start of the mathematical method in economics. It made the case that economics as a science concerned with quantities is necessarily mathematical. In so doing, it expounded upon the "final" (marginal) utility theory of va ...more

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Irving Fisher described Jevons' book A General Mathematical Theory of Political Economy (1862) as the start of the mathematical method in economics. It made the case that economics as a science concerned with quantities is necessarily mathematical. In so doing, it expounded upon the "final" (marginal) utility theory of va ...more

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“The theory of Economics must begin with a correct theory of consumption.”
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