Chapter 5. Physiocracy and French Pre-classical Political Economy

  1. Warren J. Samuels1,
  2. Jeff E. Biddle1 and
  3. John B. Davis2
  1. Philippe Steiner

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470999059.ch5

A Companion to the History of Economic Thought

A Companion to the History of Economic Thought

How to Cite

Steiner, P. (2003) Physiocracy and French Pre-classical Political Economy, in A Companion to the History of Economic Thought (eds W. J. Samuels, J. E. Biddle and J. B. Davis), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Malden, MA, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470999059.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 1

    Michigan State University

  2. 2

    Marquette University, Wisconsin

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2003

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780631225737

Online ISBN: 9780470999059

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Keywords:

  • french pre-classical political economy;
  • françois quesnay;
  • agricultural kingdom;
  • cartesianism;
  • agricultural taxation

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • INTRODUCTION

  • QUESNAY AND THE ECONOMIC THEORY OF AN AGRICULTURAL KINGDOM

  • TURGOT: TOWARD A THEORY OF A CAPITALIST ECONOMY

  • CONCLUSION