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Contents Acknowledgments Chapter 1. Preliminary Remarks Chapter 2. Mathematical Probability and Demographic Prediction Chapter 3. Gregory King: Man of Projects Chapter 4. British Empiricism and Shop Arithmetic Chapter 5. Higher Mathematics and Seventeenth-Century Political Economy Chapter 6. Shop Arithmetic, Conversation, and Projects Chapter 7. Queen Anne's Bounty Chapter 8. Gregory King's Methods of Calculation Chapter 9. What Was Political Arithmetic, Really? Chapter 10. George Chalmers and the Stagnation of Political Arithmetic Chapter 11. Wobbles and Perturbations Appendices: Reprinted Documents by or about Gregory King Appendix 1. King's Autobiography Appendix 2. King on the Naval Trade of England Appendix 3. King's Natural and Political Observations 1696 Appendix 4. King's Letter about Queen Anne's Bounty Appendix 5. The Life of Gregory King by George Chalmers Notes Selected Bibliography
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
England -- Population -- History -- 17th century.
Wealth -- England -- History -- 17th century.
Demography -- England -- History -- 17th century.
King, Gregory, 1648-1712.