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Political arithmetic

Political arithmetic

a symposium of population studies

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Published by Allen & Unwin in London .
Written in English


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Statementedited by Lancelot Hogben.
ContributionsHogben, Lancelot.
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Open LibraryOL14129813M

Definition of political arithmetic. : a 17th and 18th century science dealing chiefly with the economic and demographic statistics of a political unit (as a nation or state) You must — there are over , words in our free online dictionary, but you are looking for one that’s only in the Merriam-Webster Unabridged Dictionary. Petty's work in political arithmetic, along with the work of John Graunt, laid the foundation for modern census techniques. Moreover, this work in statistical analysis, when further expanded by writers like Josiah Child, documented some of the first expositions of modern :

Volume Title: Political Arithmetic: Simon Kuznets and the Empirical Tradition in Economics Volume Author/Editor: Robert William Fogel, Enid M. Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, and Nathaniel Grotte to date, over books, dissertations, articles, and working : Robert William Fogel, Enid M Fogel, Mark Guglielmo, Nathaniel Grotte. His Essays in Political Arithmetick and Political Survey or Anatomy of Ireland () presented rough but ingeniously calculated estimates of population and of social income. His ideas on monetary theory and policy were developed in Verbum Sapienti () and in Quantulumcunque Concerning Money, ().

William Petty has 62 books on Goodreads with ratings. William Petty’s most popular book is A Treatise of Taxes and Contributions.   A closer look at political issues through mathematics. Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the s, when an unknown printer took a galley of type and scrambled it to make a type specimen book.


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Thank you for your patience. Book AnnexMembershipEducatorsGift CardsStores & EventsHelpPrice: $ Examining Petty's intellectual development and his invention of "political arithmetic" against the backdrop of the European scientific revolution and the political upheavals of Interregnum and Restoration England and Ireland, this book provides the first comprehensive intellectual biography of Petty based on a thorough examination not only of printed sources but also of Cited by: LET this Book Called Political Arithmetick, which was long since Writ by Sir William Petty deceased, be Printed.

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Vol. 1 contains a lengthy introduction on Petty’s life and times and economic thought, as well as A Treatise of Taxes (), Verbum sapienti (), The Political Anatomy of Ireland (), and Political Arithmetic ().

The text is in the public domain. Examining Petty's intellectual development and his invention of 'political arithmetic' against the backdrop of the European scientific revolution and the political upheavals of Interregnum and. The first fully contextualized study of what Petty's crowning achievement, political arithmetic, was originally intended to do; Argues that political arithmetic was not only a new way of analysing economy or society but a new 'instrument of government' for the creation of industrious and loyal populations.

The chapter, which gives the Political Arithmetic of Gregory King, with such comment and suggestions as might be expected from a liberal supporter of the Revolution, and with this suggestion of a Corporation, is in itself a complete essay.

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The term ‘political arithmetic’ predates the term ‘political economy’. It was coined by Sir William Petty, a founder member of the Royal Society, who – being a scientist by education and a government economic adviser by career choice – deliberately set out to apply the new scientific methodology of the 17th century to the practical economic problems of the.

" S. Bauer, History of Political Arithmetic, in Palgrave's Dict. of Polit. Economy, i. Petty, however, had devised the phrase at an earlier date. He employed it in a letter to Lord Anglesea, 17 December, (Life, ), and in his preface (p.

) he describes the book as "a Specimen of the Political Arithmetick I have long aimed at.". Life and influences. Petty was born and buried in Romsey, and was a friend of Samuel became a founder member of The Royal Society.

Petty is best known for economic history and statistical writings, before Adam particular interest were his forays into statistical 's work in political arithmetic, along with the work of John Graunt, laid the Era: 17th-century philosophy, (Modern philosophy).

William Petty (–) was a founding figure in the history of social science, an architect of English colonial power in Ireland, and a champion of the new empirical and mechanical philosophy at the heart of the Scientific Revolution.

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