Keynes: The Return of the Master
In the debris of the financial crash of 2008, the principles of John Maynard Keynes—that economic storms are a normal part of the market system, that governments need to step in and use fiscal ammunition to prevent these storms from becoming depressions, and that societies that value the pursuit of money should reprioritize—are more pertinent and applicable than ever. InKeynes: The Return of the Master, Robert Skidelsky brilliantly synthesizes Keynes career and life, and offers nervous capitalists a positive answer to the question we now face: When unbridled capitalism falters, is there an alternative?
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - vguy - LibraryThing
This little booklet - perhaps monograph is the best word - is packed with interesting info and thought provoking ideas. First off, Skidelsky is clearly a fan: Keynes appears to have been not only a ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - jcbrunner - LibraryThing
Remedial reading is seldom entertaining. Lord Skidelsky has written an outstanding multi-volume biography of the 20th century's greatest economist, John Maynard Keynes. This book serves as an ... Read full review