This volume publishes a wide variety of documents. Included are Notes taken by Henry R. Seager in 1890; Robert Hoxie's Introductory Lecture on the nature of the history of political economy (1916) coupled with an internet discussion on the history of economic thought as the history of error (2005); two law school student papers on John R. Commons' work on law and economics (1926); Edwin R. A. Seligman's Autobiography (1929); Glenn Johnson's notes on Frank H. Knight's University of Chicago course on economic theory (1947) and documents pertaining to Johnson's Michigan State University course on methodology (1947); and the the conclusion of notes from Edwin E. Witte's University of Wisconsin course on government and labor (1955). It compiles hard-to-find documents into one convenient resource. Writings included span more than a century of thought.
DOCUMENT FROM HENRY ROGERS SEAGER NOTES TAKEN BY HENRY ROGERS SEAGER, 1890 Edited by Warren J. Samuels DOCUMENTS FROM ROBERT HOXIE AND EH.NET ROBERT HOXIES INTRODUCTORY LECTURE ON THE NATURE OF THE HISTORY OF POLITICAL ECONOMY : THE HISTORY OF ECONOMIC THOUGHT AS THE HISTORY OF ERROR Edited by Luca Fiorito and Warren J. Samuels DOCUMENTS FROM TWO STUDENTS OF JOHN R. COMMONS Charles H. Kinnane, THE CORRELATION OF LAW AND ECONOMICS, 1926 J. F. Francis, LAW AND ECONOMICS  Edited by Warren J. Samuels DOCUMENT FROM EDWIN R. A. SELIGMAN EDWIN ROBERT ANDERSON SELIGMAN, AUTOBIOGRAPHY (1929) Edited by Pier Francesco Asso and Luca Fiorito DOCUMENTS ON AND FROM GLENN JOHNSON Glenn L. Johnson, A Brief Biography DOCUMENTS FROM GLENN JOHNSON, CENTERING ON HIS COURSE ON METHODOLOGY, AGRICULTURAL ECONOMICS 972, MICHIGAN STATE UNIVERSITY, 1975-1976 Edited by Warren J. Samuels GLENN JOHNSONS NOTES ON FRANK H. KNIGHTS COURSE ON ECONOMIC THEORY, ECONOMICS 301, UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO, SUMMER 1947 Edited by Warren J. Samuels