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(Biography) William Stanley. 1835–82, English economist and logician: introduced the concept of final or marginal utility in The Theory of Political Economy (1871)
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(ˈdʒɛv ənz)

William Stanley, 1835–82, English economist.
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Noun1.Jevons - English economist and logician who contributed to the development of the theory of marginal utility (1835-1882)
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