The Place of Jevons in the History of Economic Thought
William Stanley Jevons, whose centenary we are met to commemorate, is not one of those economists whose merits have failed to achieve due recognition. In his own lifetime his work on various practical questions gave him a reputation far transcending the limits of his own profession. Since his death he has been recognised universally as one of the most outstanding figures in the history of economic thought. Not merely as economist but also as logician, philosopher, reformer, he stands out as one of the most remarkable men of the age in which he lived. He is one of the great Englishmen of the nineteenth century.
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