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Jevons, William Stanley 1835-1882

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Works: 442 works in 2,157 publications in 9 languages and 17,416 library holdings
Genres: Records and correspondence  History  Biography  Bibliography  Textbooks  Handbooks and manuals 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other, Honoree, Author of introduction
Classifications: HB171, 160
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The theory of political economy by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

266 editions published between 1871 and 2013 in 9 languages and held by 1,661 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Originally published in 1871, The Theory of Political Economy was the first text to introduce the concept of utility theory into economics and the use of calculus as a way to simplify and present economic problems. In this classic work Jevons re-formulated the central problem of economics as one of how to maximise overall utility with a set amount of means of production. Utility expressed as a function became the basis of the a new theory of value which substantially differs from the classical political economists' labour theory of value. Drawing on his roots in the natural sciences Jevons revolutionised the tools and methods associated with political economy and kick-started the metamorphosis of the discipline. A century after its original publication The Theory of Political Economy continues to exert its influence in the teaching and study of modern economics. This re-issued classic contains a new introduction by Dr Harro Maas who explores the rich contextual history of Jevons and the Theory and the continued influence it has on modern day economics
Money and the mechanism of exchange by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

259 editions published between 1875 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Elementary lessons in logic: deductive and inductive by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

209 editions published between 1870 and 2013 in 6 languages and held by 1,159 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In preparing these Lessons I have attempted to show that Logic, even in its traditional form, can be made a highly useful subject of study, and a powerful means of mental exercise. With this view I have avoided the use of superfluous technical terms, and have abstained from entering into questions of a purely speculative or metaphysical character. For the puerile illustrations too often found in works on Logic I have generally substituted examples drawn from the distinct objects and ideas treated in the natural and experimental sciences; and in this and other respects have aimed at rendering these Lessons a suitable companion to a series of science school books. These Lessons I trust will introduce to the science many who have not leisure or inclination to read more elaborate treatises, and many who would not be attracted by the numerous but somewhat dry and brief compendiums published in past years. It is desirable that Lessons in Logic should be made the basis of many exercises, and for this purpose I have supplied abundance of questions and examples at the end of the book, some of which are selected from the examination papers of the Oxford"--Preface. (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The principles of science; a treatise on logic and scientific method by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

119 editions published between 1874 and 2012 in 4 languages and held by 1,155 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"I endeavor to show that hypothetical anticipation of nature is an essential part of inductive inquiry, and that it is the Newtonian method of deductive reasoning combined with elaborate experimental verification, which has led to all the great triumphs of scientific research. In attempting to give an explanation of this view of Scientific Method, I discuss such topics as logic, the theory of probability, the phenomena of nature, observation, experimentation, hypothesis, and inference." (PsycINFO Database Record (c) 2010 APA, all rights reserved)
The state in relation to labour by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

60 editions published between 1866 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 805 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Investigations in currency & finance by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

66 editions published between 1884 and 2013 in English and held by 682 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The coal question; an inquiry concerning the progress of the Nation, and the probable exhaustion of our coal-mines by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

71 editions published between 1865 and 2010 in English and French and held by 566 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Methods of social reform by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

50 editions published between 1863 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 522 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The principles of economics; a fragment of a treatise on the industrial mechanism of society, and other papers by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

31 editions published between 1905 and 2001 in English and held by 518 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essai sur la nature du commerce en general by Richard Cantillon( Book )

16 editions published between 1931 and 1978 in 3 languages and held by 369 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Essay on the Nature of Trade in General was written in the early 1730s by Richard Cantillon, a speculator and banker who had made a vast fortune during the Mississippi and South Sea Bubbles of 1719-20. The work remained unpublished for about two decades, but when it appeared posthumously in Paris in 1755 the book was immediately recognised as a brilliant genre-defining contribution to the then emerging intellectual discipline of political economy. A degree of mystery has always surrounded the publication of the Essay. Cantillon died under mysterious circumstances in 1734, but the work surv
Pure logic and other minor works by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

43 editions published between 1890 and 1991 in English and held by 358 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Studies in deductive logic; a manual for students by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

43 editions published between 1880 and 2012 in English and Undetermined and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Logic by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

67 editions published between 1876 and 2003 in 4 languages and held by 254 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The elements of logic : a text-book for schools and colleges ; being the elementary lessons in logic by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

12 editions published between 1883 and 2011 in English and Undetermined and held by 179 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

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A serious fall in the value of gold ascertained, and its social effects set forth by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

16 editions published between 1863 and 2012 in English and held by 86 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The substitution of similars, the true principle of reasoning, derived from a modification of Aristotle's dictum by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

13 editions published between 1860 and 2000 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pure logic; or, The logic of quality apart from quantity; with remarks on Boole's system and on the relation of logic and mathematics by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

4 editions published in 1864 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Papers and correspondence of William Stanley Jevons by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

12 editions published between 1973 and 1981 in 3 languages and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Correspondence, 1850-1862 by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

6 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 28 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Letters & journal of W. Stanley Jevons by William Stanley Jevons( Book )

11 editions published between 1886 and 2008 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Alternative Names
Dževons, Stenli.

Dževons, V. Stanli.

Dževons, Vil'âm Stenli.

Dzhevons, V. St 1835-1882

Jebonsu

Jevons, St. 1835-1882

Jevons, Stanley 1835-1882

Jevons, Stanley W.

Jevons, W. S.

Jevons, W. S., 1835-1882

Jevons, W. Stanley

Jevons, W. Stanley 1835-1882

Jevons, W. Stanley (William Stanley)

Jevons, W. Stanley (William Stanley), 1835-1882

Jevons, William S.

Jevons, William S. 1835-1882

Jevons, William Stanley

Jevonsa, W. Stanleye 1835-1882

Stanley Jevons

Stanley Jevons, William 1835-1882

Viljams Stenlijs Dževonss

Weilian. Shitanli. Yefangsi 1835-1882

William Stanley Jevons angielski logik i ekonomista

William Stanley Jevons britischer Ökonom

William Stanley Jevons Brits filosoof

William Stanley Jevons economista e logico britannico

William Stanley Jevons Économiste anglais, considéré comme co-fondateur de l'école néoclassique et de la « révolution marginaliste »

Yefangsi. Weilian. Shitanli 1835-1882

Zebon

Вільям Стенлі Джевонс

Джевонс В. С. 1835-1882

Джевонс С. 1835-1882

Джевонс, Уильям Стенли

Уильям Стенли Джевонс

Уилям Стенли Джевънс

ויליאם סטנלי ג'בונס

وليام ستانلي جيفونس، 1835-1882

وليم ستانلي جيفونز

ویلیام استنلی جونز

విలియం స్టాన్లీ జీవాన్స్

윌리엄 스탠리 제번스

제번스, 윌리엄 1835-1882

제번스, 윌리엄 스탠리 1835-1882

ウィリアム・スタンレー・ジェヴォンズ

ジェヴォンズ

ジェボンス

ジェボンス, スタンリー

ジュヴォンス

ゼヴオンス, スタンリー

ゼボン

威廉・史坦利・耶方斯 1835-1882

威廉·斯坦利·杰文斯

惹穏

日奔, 斯担利

日奔斯

耶方斯・ 威廉・史坦利 1835-1882

Languages
English (1,284)

German (45)

French (39)

Italian (25)

Japanese (13)

Polish (13)

Spanish (9)

Chinese (8)

Portuguese (6)

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Money and the mechanism of exchangeElementary lessons in logic: deductive and inductiveThe principles of science; a treatise on logic and scientific methodThe state in relation to labourThe coal question; an inquiry concerning the progress of the Nation, and the probable exhaustion of our coal-minesEssai sur la nature du commerce en generalWilliam Stanley Jevons and the making of modern economics