Teoria ewolucji społeczno-ekonomicznej J. A. Schumpetera
The article consists of two parts. The first part presents the main methodological assumptions and characteristics of „Schumpeter's system". The author discusses Schumpeter's conception statics and dynamics, and his theories of innovations and of entrepreneur, his is followed by presentation of J. A. Schumpeter 's views on sources of accumulation and his specific understanding of credit and capital, and of profit and interest-rate categories shown against this background. On the basis of the above analysis, an attempt i ч made in the second part of the article to show Schumpeter's theory of development ns a theory of socio-economic evolution. The author focuses his attention on Schumpeter's considerations concerning gradual evolution of societies and structural changes in the economic process taking place owing to innovations. In the final p a r t of the article, our attention is drawn to certain filiations between J. Schumpeter'«, view« and his contemporary approaches of among others — J. K. Galbraith, R. L. Heilbroner and A. Toffler.