The role of the German Historical School and of Carl Menger (founder of the Austrian School) is appraised in this new book. This important period of the history of economics is vital to understand how the discipline developed over the next half-century. Gilles Campagnolo has produced an impressive original work which makes use of rarely seen research by Carl Menger and as such this book will be of interest across several discplines, including history of economic thought, economic methodology, philosophy of science and the history of ideas.

chapter |14 pages

General introduction

part |2 pages

PART I Opening the gates of Modernity in philosophical, economic and political German thought

part |2 pages

PART II The political economy of mankind and culture: Menschen- und Kultur-Volkswirtschaftslehre

chapter |7 pages


chapter 4|29 pages

The national economics of Germany

chapter 6|27 pages

Interpretations of Marx

part |2 pages

PART III Out of antiquity again and (re)reading Modernity: political economy reformulated by Carl Menger (1840–1921) based on new findings in the archives