Keynes: The Return of the Master

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PublicAffairs, 2009 - Electronic books - 213 pages
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The ideas of John Maynard Keynes have never been more timely. No one has bettered Keynes's description of the psychology of investors during a financial crisis: 'The practice of calmness and immobility, of certainty and security, suddenly breaks down. New
  

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Learned a lot and I have a greater respect for the idea of economics as a social science philosophy rather than as an applied mathematics (which I think is very connected to the Great Recession). Read full review

Review: Keynes: The Return of the Master

User Review  - Goodreads

Learned a lot and I have a greater respect for the idea of economics as a social science philosophy rather than as an applied mathematics (which I think is very connected to the Great Recession). Read full review

Contents

1 What Went Wrong? 3
3
2 The Present State of Economics 29
29
PART IIThe Rise and Fall of Keynesian Economics
53
3 The Lives of Keynes 55
55
4 Keyness Economics 75
75
Success or Failure? 101
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PART III The Return of Keynes
131
6 Keynes and the Ethics of Capitalism 133
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7 Keyness Politics 154
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8 Keynes for Today 168
168
Bibliography 195
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Notes 201
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Index 211
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Robert Skidelsky, a professor of political economy at Warwick University, is also the author of Politicians and the Slump and Oswald Mosley.

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