John Law (1671-1729) is most widely known outside economics as a rake, duellist and gambler. This intellectual biography of the Scottish-born economic theorist and policy-maker shows him to have been a significant economic theorist when economic conceptualization was very much at an embryonic stage. It also explains his ultimate failure.
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Published October 2, 1997
by Oxford University Press.
Biographies & Memoirs, Business & Economics, History, Political & Social Sciences, Travel.