History of Economic Thought, Newsletter, No.40, Spring 1988, pp.30-31.
(Toshihiro Tanaka; Scanned and corrected by Aiko Ikeo)
The Society for the History of Economic Thought of Japan. Annual Meeting 1987 and the Regional Activities.
The annual meeting for 1987 was held at Kansai University on 14-15 November. There was no common theme for the meeting this time, and the following 22 papers in all were presented. About 320 members attended.
1. Understanding of economic circulation in James Steuart's Principles (Toshiaki Ohtomo).
2. Money and social labour (Hironori Toyama).
3. Adam Smith and the method of natural science: On understanding of Newton in 'the history of astronomy' (Shinichi Nagao).
4. Karl Grun and Marx (Shunsuke Murakami).
5. David Hume on government (Yoshie Funahashi).
6. International Workingmen's Association and the land problem (Shigeru Arakawa).
7. The present-day significance of C. Fourier's thought (Keiichi Sakamoto).
8. The historical position of Mainz Revolution (Masami Jufuku).
9. Michel Chevalier on money: The characteristics and limitations of the French free traders (Takashi Ueno).
10. The economic and social analysis in Veblen's Theory of leisure class (Tetsuo Taka).
11. The critique of corn law and A. Smith's theory of rent (Keiichi Watanabe) .
12. Reconsideration of H.C. Carey's doctrine of 'Association' (Kazuo Takahash i).
13. Ricardo's theory of value (Ken Mizuta).
14. Gossen as a precursor of Marginal Revolution (Kaneo Ando).
15. Re-examination of Ricardo's theory of machinery (Takuya Hatori).
16. Jevons as a man of science and the formation of modern economics (Takutoshi Inoue).
17. The first edition of Malthus' Principle of Population viewed from its last two chapters (Hiroshi Hashimoto).
18. Friedrich Wieser and Austrian liberalism (Kiichiro Yagi).
19. The purposes and composition of J. S. Mill's Principles (Shoken Mawatari).
20. Hayak's criticism on A. Smith's dogma (Hideo Doi).
21. The Smithian and socialistic aspects in J. S. Mill's thought (Shigeji Wada ).
22. Subjectivism in J. M. Keynes: On his 'early beliefs' (Hiroyuki Yamazaki).
The next annual meeting will be held at Senshu University, Tokyo, early in November 1988. Its common theme will be 'The formation of political economy'.
The following regional meetings were held since the meetings previously reported.
The Kanto branch:
On 17 October, 1987 at Nihon University where two papers were read: 1. Marx and Sraffa in the European and American studies on value theory (Ryoji Ishizuka ); 2. The Schumpeterian system and the problem of dualism (Motoi Kanazashi).
The Kansai branch:
On 26 September at Osaka College of Industry where two papers were presented: 1. The formation process of the investment function in General Theory (Haruo Hayashida); 2. Rodbertus on the formation of modern society (Takeshi Mizobata ).
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