Intellectual History Archive

Institute of Intellectual History

Minor pieces

Other writings, including lecture notes and shorter presentations.

An Angliciste View of English Civil Society
An Angliciste View of English Civil Society
This discussion paper was written for a colloquium held at the Centre for History and Economics at King's College, Cambridge in 2001.
Editing and Publishing
Editing and Publishing
Session 8A: Roundtable, HES Annual Meeting, George Mason University, 8-11 June, 2007.
Free Trade, Cosmopolitanism and the Political Economy of National Identity
Free Trade, Cosmopolitanism and the Political Economy of National Identity
An open lecture given at Kyoto University, Thursday, May 7, 1992.
Obituary of Patricia James
Obituary of Patricia James
First published by Donald Winch in the History of Economic Thought Newsletter in Spring, 1987. This obituary has been slightly modified at the end to accommodate facts that were not known at the time.
Optimists and Pessimists: Malthusians versus Utopians
Optimists and Pessimists: Malthusians versus Utopians
Cambridge Historical Society, Millenium Conference, Christ's College, May 1, 1999.
Preserving the Economic Memory
Preserving the Economic Memory
This article appeared in the January, 2006 issue of the Royal Economic Society’s Newsletter.
Professoriate Banquet, February 1996
Professoriate Banquet, February 1996
A letter to Gordon Conway, Vice-Chancellor of the University of Sussex, declining an invitation to speak at a professorial dinner in 1996.
The Enlightenment and the Sciences of Man in Society: Implications for the Development of Anglo-American Thought on the Role of the State in the Early Nineteenth Century
The Enlightenment and the Sciences of Man in Society: Implications for the Development of Anglo-American Thought on the Role of the State in the Early Nineteenth Century
Notes for a talk given at a conference at the Woodrow Wilson Center in Washington D.C. on September 11-l2, 1986. A very different version appeared as 'Economic Knowledge and Government in Britain; Some Historical and Comparative Reflections' in M. Furner and B. Supple (eds), The State and Economic Knowledge, New York: Cambridge University Press, 1990, pp.40-70.
The Political Economy of National Identity
The Political Economy of National Identity
A Comment on papers by Murray Milgate and John Eatwell and by Shannon Stimson given before the Fulbright Colloquium on "Writing a National Identity: Political, Economic and Cultural Perspectives on the Written Constitution," University of Sussex, April 15-17, 1991.