Translations

  • Political Arithmetic, Containing Observations on the Present State of Great Britain; and the Principles of Her Policy in the Encouragement of Agriculture. Addressed to the Oeconomical Societies in Europe

  • Translation Title: Politische Arithmetik
  • Original Author: Arthur Young
  • Original title: Political Arithmetic, Containing Observations on the Present State of Great Britain; and the Principles of Her Policy in the Encouragement of Agriculture. Addressed to the Oeconomical Societies in Europe
  • Publ. Year From: 1773 to:
  • lang: English
  • Translation: Politische Arithmetik
  • Pub. Place: Königsberg
  • Pub. Date: 1776
  • Lang: German
  • Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects

  • Translation Title: David Hume's politische Versuche: von neuem aus dem Englischen übersetzt. Mit einer Zugabe der Untersetzers
  • Original Author: David Hume
  • Original title: Essays and Treatises on Several Subjects
  • Publ. Year From: 1757 to:
  • lang: English
  • Translation: David Hume's politische Versuche: von neuem aus dem Englischen übersetzt. Mit einer Zugabe der Untersetzers
  • Pub. Place: Königsberg
  • Pub. Date: 1799
  • Lang: German
  • Note:

    According to the preface, from the 1758 editon of Hume's Essays, Kraus translated nineteen among the political ones, excluding four of them revolving around strictly British issues.

  • An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations

  • Translation Title: Staatwirthschaft
  • Original Author: Adam Smith
  • Original title: An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
  • Publ. Year From: 1775 to:
  • lang: English
  • Translation: Staatwirthschaft
  • Pub. Place: Königsberg
  • Pub. Date: 1807
  • Lang: German
  • Note:

    The first four volumes, issued in 1808 posthumously and edited by Hans von Auerswald, are a loose paraphrase of Smith's first four books, The fifth volume deals with book five, but includes many adaptations from Kraus to meet the needs of economic reform of the Prussian state.