the science which studies human behavior as a relationship between scarce means which have alternative uses.
As Ken Binmore writes, Robbins "beat the drum for what eventually evolved into neoclassical economics." Robbins also emphasised the importance of separating economics and psychology, making him "an ogre for the new school of behavioral economists".
The LSE and the editors of Economica organised a 75th Anniversary Conference to mark the occassion. Held in London yesterday and today, there have been a wonderful array of contributions. There are 22 full papers and 8 abstracts available online from leading economists including Richard Lipsey, Ken Binmore, David Colander, Charles Goodhardt and Roger Backhouse.
For any readers with a good working knowledge of, and interest in, economic history, methodology, or the purposes of economics, I recommend you dive straight in.