Recent Research Interests

My research interests are in the history of socio-economic thought and the political economy of cultures and societies. Specifically my research concentrates on the development of the socio-economic thought of German speaking countries from the end of the 18th to the beginning of the 20th century. 1. Socio-economic thought of Justus Möser (1720-94). 2. Socio-economic thought of German Idealism of J.G. Fichte (1762-1814) and G.W.F. Hegel (1770-1831). 3. Socio-economic thought of German Romanticism of Adam Müller (1779-1829) and Franz von Baader (1765-1841). 4. Theory of social utility value of German “Klassiker” of J.F.E. Lotz (1771-1838) and K.H. Rau (1792-1870). 5. Political economy of Friedrich List (1789-1846) and List-research of Noboru Kobayashi (1916-2010). 6. Political and cultural economy of German Historical School of W. Roscher (1817-94), B. Hildebrand, (1812-78), G. Schmoller (1838-1917) and W. Sombart (1863-1941). 7. Political economy of Stefan George-“Kreis” of Edgar Salin (1892-1974). 8. Historical background of Japanese socio-economic culture in comparison with Germany, Sen no Rikyu (1522-91) and Martin Luther (1483-1546).

Selected Publications

  • Tetsushi Harada (1989) Politische Ökonomie des Idealismus und der Romantik: Korporatismus von Fichte, Müller und Hegel, Duncker & Humblot (Berlin).
  • Tetsushi Harada (2004) Adam Müllers Staats- und Wirtschaftslehre, Metropolis Verlag (Marburg).

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