Joseph A. Schumpeter / John Medearis.

Joseph Schumpeter (1883 - 1950) was one of the foremost economic thinkers of the twentieth century. Today Schumpeter is most well-known for his idea of 'creative destruction'. This is the notion that a market economy is simultaneously creative and destructive and therein lies the process o...

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Bibliographic Details
Main Author: Medearis, John.
Format: Book
Published: New York : Continuum, ©2009.
Series:Major conservative and libertarian thinkers ; v. 4.
Online Access:CONNECT
Table of Contents:
  • The shaping of a young Austro-Hungarian conservative, 1883-1913
  • War, fragmentation and "Tory democracy," 1914-1918
  • Conservatism after the old regime: ventures political, commercial and scholarly, 1919-
  • 1932
  • Conservatism after the old regime: new continent, new contentions, 1932-1950
  • Equilibrium economics
  • Innovation and creative destruction
  • The capitalist order: the tax state, imperialism and social classes
  • Schumpeter as a conservative thinker
  • The capitalist order's "crumbling walls"
  • Democracy
  • Schumpeter, Hayek and Polanyi on the prospects of capitalism and socialism
  • How historical lags shaped Schumpeter's influence
  • Elite democracy
  • Innovative capitalism
  • Tax states
  • Atavistic empires
  • Functional classes
  • Economic sociology
  • Democratic theory appropriations
  • Conservative appropriations.