Charles Gide

Picture of Charles Gide

Date of Birth: 06/29/1867

Age: 65

Place of birth: Uzes

Citizenship: France


Charles Gide was born June 29, 1847 in Uzes (Uz & # 232; s), a small ancient town in the department of Gard (Gard) in the south of France (France), in a Protestant family.

In 1872 Charles Gide defended his doctoral thesis on `Le droit d`association en mati & # 232; re religieuse` at the Law Faculty of the University of Paris. Then he taught the social economy at the University of Bordeaux (University of Bordeaux), political economy at the Faculty of Law at the University of Montpellier (University of Montpellier), and finally, from 1923 to 1928 was a professor at the University of Paris (Universite de Paris) and the College de France (Coll & # 232; ge de France).

Since 1880 Charles Gide published articles on economic issues, which was critical of the theoretical innovations of William Jevons (William Jevons) and Leon Walras (Leon Walras), explained in detail the position, which led him to a confrontation with the liberal French economists and discussed issues of social economy.

He wrote the `Principles of Political ekonomii` (Principes d` & # 233; conomie politique), the textbook by which generations of French students got acquainted with political economy.

From 1884 to 1931 `Printsipy` was a bestseller, and not only withstood 26 editions in France, but also translations into 19 foreign languages ??and Braille. The textbook does not reprinted in France since the death of its author, but his career continued abroad - in 1968 `Printsipy` republished in Persian and in 1970 were published in the United States (United States).

In 1885, Gide was one of the founders of the & # 201; cole de N & # 238; mes, the cooperative movement in the south of France. The second was Auguste Fabre (Auguste Fabre), a mechanic, with whom Charles had known since the days of Uzes. In 1887, Gide became the founder of the edition `Revue d` & # 233; conomie politique`.

Charles Gide died in Paris in 1932.