cameralism


Also found in: Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to cameralism: Haskalah

cameralism

the theories and adherence to the theories of the cameralists. — cameralist, n. — cameralistic. adj.
See also: Economics
References in periodicals archive ?
Defined at times as the "German equivalent of mercantilism," (122) cameralism identified the prosperity and power of the state with the wellbeing of its citizens.
Even if those traditions blurred the idiosyncrasies of Linnaeus's work as Koerner reveals it, Koerner's argument depends nonetheless on Linnaeus's response to Enlightenment economic theories, especially Cameralism.
Just as we know that Kant, with all his submissiveness, never lost his sympathy for advanced political hopes, (2) so too does a reassessment of Jakob show a good deal of conservatism in this representative of Halle cameralism.