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Elementary Lessons in Logic

Calculation and KnowledgePhilosophy and Methodology

Logic may be most briefly defined as the Science of Reasoning. It is more commonly defined, however, as the Science of the Laws of Thought, and some logicians think it desirable to specify still more accurately that it is the Science of the Formal, or of the Necessary Laws of Thought. Before these...
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The Theory of Political Economy

Philosophy and MethodologyPolitical Theory

The science of Political Economy rests upon a few notions of an apparently simple character. Utility, wealth, value, commodity, labour, land, capital, are the elements of the subject; and whoever has a thorough comprehension of their nature must possess or be soon able to acquire a knowledge of the...
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Money and the Mechanism of Exchange

Money and BanksMoney and BankingValue and Exchange

Currency is to the science of economy what the squaring of the circle is to geometry, or perpetual motion to mechanics.
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