Jeremy Bentham's Economic Writings: Volume Two, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Jeremy Bentham's Economic Writings

Volume Two, 1st Edition

Edited by Werner Stark


460 pages

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This volume contains all the writings that are grouped around Bentham's boldest idea - the proposal of a 'circulating currency': a government sponsored currency which would be both a kind of savings certificate and a kind of paper money. The roots of this proposal are illustrated in two pamphlets from 1794-96, along with subsequent pamphlets and discussions which show Bentham's unsuccessful negotiations with the trasury on this matter.

Table of Contents

A Plan for Augmentation of the Revenue

Proposal for the circulation of a [New] Species of Paper Currency

Abstract or Compressed View of a Tract Intituled Circulating Annuities

Paper Mischief [Exposed]

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