Tuesday, February 19, 2013

An Essay on the Nature and Significance of Economic Science by Lionel Robbins

Status: One Round of QC (06.04.2013)

First Edition EPUB: DEAD LINK (If interested, leave a comment). Second Edition EPUB: https://mega.co.nz/#!vBwykZYb!Lr7PaEX6ljU_1jg_2Af29UEbJO9QxaqCK1iB7aCJCWM

(First Edition) Fix Notes:


Page 2: Footnote 2: 'r' instead of 'n'

"Die Objectivität Sozialwissenschaftlichen und Sozialpolitischen Erkenntnis, Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Wissenschaftslehre"
should be:
"Die Objectivität Sozialwissenschaftlicher und Sozialpolitischer Erkenntnis, Gesammelte Aufsätze zur Wissenschaftslehre"

Page 12: Footnote 1: behaviour

No indeterministic view of be haviour is intended to be implied.

Page 31: par. 0 and par. 1: Two footnote #2s. (unchanged)

Nor, in spite of the hopes of certain industrial psychologists, is it capable of taking its place.2

The technical arts of production are simply to be grouped among the given factors influencing the relative scarcity of different economic goods.2

Page 43: par. 0: by-product (?) (UNCHANGED)

It implies, that is to say, that ultimate valuations are merely the bye-product of technical conditions.

Page 51: Footnote 1: Missing italics

Exchange, Prices and Production in Hyperinflation: Germany, 1920-1923, p, 320.
Page 57: par. 1: equalitarian

From time to time computations are made of the total money income accruing within a given area, and, from these totals, attempts are made to estimate the effects of large changes in an equilitarian direction. The best known of such attempts are the estimates of Professor Bowley and Sir Josiah Stamp.

Removed the final 2 advertisement pages for other Macmillan books.

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Author is wrongly "Lionell" Robbins (extra 'l')

(Second Edition) Fix Notes:



Page 2: Continuation of footnote from previous page: Missing period

(Cannan, Elementary Political Economy, p. 1) “It is too wide a definition to speak of Economics as the science of the

Page 125: Footnote 1: would-be

Scratch a would-be planner and you usually find a woulb-be dictator.

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