Keynes : A Very Short Introduction

Author(s): Robert Skidelsky

Philosophy

John Maynard Keynes (1883-1946) is a central thinker of the twentieth century, not just an economic theorist and statesman, but also in economics, philosophy, politics, and culture. In this Very Short Introduction Lord Skidelsky, a renowned biographer of Keynes, explores his ethical and practical philosophy, his monetary thought, and provides an insight into his life and works. In the recent financial crisis Keynes's theories have become more timely than ever, and remain at the centre of political and economic discussion. With a look at his major works and his contribution to twentieth-century economic thought, Skidelsky considers Keynes's legacy on today's society.


Product Information

Introduction; 1. The life; 2. Keyne's philosophy of practice; 3. The monetary reformer; 4. The General Theory; 5. Economic statesmanship; 6. Keyne's legacy; Epilogue: the view from 2010; References; Further Reading

General Fields

  • : 9780199591640
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : Oxford University Press
  • : 0.178
  • : October 2010
  • : 174mm X 114mm X 12mm
  • : United Kingdom
  • : January 2010
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Robert Skidelsky
  • : Paperback
  • : 330.156
  • : 208
  • : approx 5 black and white photos