Maurice FitzGerald Scott 1924–2009


in Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume 172, Biographical Memoirs of Fellows, X

Published by British Academy

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9780197264904
Published online January 2013 | e-ISBN: 9780191754081 | DOI:

Series: Proceedings of the British Academy

Maurice FitzGerald Scott 1924–2009

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Maurice Scott, an outstanding economics scholar associated for most of his career with Nuffield College Oxford, was involved in the revolution in economic thought of the 1960s and 1970s. His major work, A New View of Economic Growth (1989), was coolly received. Scott, who wrote an autobiography, My Life, and a philosophical study entitled Peter's Journey: A Search for the True Purpose of Life (1998), was elected Fellow of the British Academy in 1990. Obituary by Christopher Bliss FBA.

Keywords: obituary; Maurice Scott; British Academy; economics; Nuffield College; Christopher Bliss

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Subjects: Methods and Historiography

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