Chambers on Accounting

Chambers on Accounting : Logic, Law and Ethics

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This volume is dedicated to the life work of Ray Chambers, who was continually seeking ways to stimulate and advance the development of a demonstrably rigorous and serviceable system of accounting. This search for an ideal led Chambers into myriad environments, an aspect of his life exhaustively illustrated in his "Aide Memoire," which forms part of this memorial volume.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 368 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 27mm | 680g
  • Taylor & Francis Ltd
  • ROUTLEDGE
  • London, United Kingdom
  • English
  • 1138991090
  • 9781138991095

Table of contents

Part 1: Selected Papers "Wanted: Foundations of Accounting Measurement"; "Accounting Education for the 21st Century"; "Accounting as Financial Instrumentation; "Metrical and Empirical Laws in Accounting"; Time in Accounting"; A New Era in Corporate Reporting?"; "A True and Fair View of Financial Position"; "A True and Fair View of Position and Results: The Historical Background"; "Novocastrian graduation"; "Positive Accounting Theory and the P A Cult"; "Accounting and Corporate Morality - The Ethical Cringe"; "Carpe diem!"; "Let us now praise famous men."; "An Educational Scandal"; "An Academic Apprenticeship"; "The Poverty of Accounting Discourse"; "Floccinaucinihilipilification in Accounting"; "Historical Cost - Tale of a False Creed"; "Knowledge and Accountability"; "Research! But What of Practice"; "Ends, Ways, Means and Conceptual Frameworks"; "Price, Variation and Inflation Accounting Research"; "The Case for Simplicity in Accounting"; In Quest of a Framework"; "Irving Fischer"; "Sterling as Scholar"; Part 2: Aide-memoir1. Career and visiting positions and appointments; Educational responsibilities and innovations; Awards and notices; Biographical and bibliographical references; Memberships; Committee, board and like appointments; Consultancies; publications - books, monographs, pamphlets; Articles; Book reviews, review articles, book notes; Essays, editorials, addresses, minor articles, notes; Letters to general and professional press; Submissions to public and professional bodies (unpublished); Invited lectures, conference addresses, seminar and other presentations; List of abbreviations used.show more