Chapter 1. Cameralism, Mercantilism and the Making of the Modern Economic Mind.-Chapter 2. Debating capitalism and economic modernity in early modern Europe.- Chapter 3. Early Modern Economic Lives.- Chapter 4: Early Modern Political Economy and the Market: A Life on the Margins?.- Chapter 5. Capitalism and Freedom in pre-modern Thought.- Chapter 6. Creating freedom, constructing “laissez-faire”.- Chapter 7. Strange Origins of Capitalism.
Dr Philipp Robinson Rössner is Professor of Early Modern History at the University of Manchester, UK. He was recently elected as the first historian ever into the “Young Academy” of the Sächsische Akademie der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig (Saxon Academy of Sciences).