Alfred Marshall Essay
Marshall, A (1842.7.26-1924.7.13)
Birthplace London, England.
Fellow, St John's Coll. Camb., 1865-77, 1885-1908; Principal, Univ. Coll., Bristol, 1877-82; Lect., Fellow, Balliol Coll. Oxford, 1883-4; Prof. Polit. Econ., Univ. Camb., 1885-1908.
Offices and Honours
Fellow, BA; Vice-Pres., Royal Economic Society.
1. The Principles of Economics (1890), Book One - Preliminary Survey.
2. The Principles of Economics (1890), Book Two - Some Fundamental Notions.
3. The Principles of Economics (1890), Book Three - Of Wants and Their Satisfaction.
4. Book …show more content…
The last edition of Alfred Marshall Principles of Economics appeared in 1920, his final presentation of a course of thought of which successive editions during four decades had recorded the widening and deepening process. The very fact that a difficult treatise in systematic economics, a volume of 858 pages, totalling not far short of 400,000 words, could have arrived at an eighth edition, sufficiently attests the wide acceptance and unexampled influence of Marshall's thought. It is probably well within the truth to assert that the authority of Marshall has been for several decades, and still remains, supreme among the economists of the English-speaking world. This Eighth Edition reports, then, not only the latest but the most