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Keynes and his Battles


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Contents: 1. Introduction 2. Ethics: The Sources of Keynes's Vision First Interlude: Bloomsbury and the Apostles 3. Knowledge: Uncertainty, Probabilities and the Moral Sciences 4. Politics: Beyond Liberalism and Socialism Second Interlude: The Political History of Great Britain During the Time of Keynes 5. War and Peace: From the Boer War to Versailles 6. Money: Economic Motor and Social Pathology 7. Labour: The Battle Against Unemployment 8. Gold: An International Monetary System in the Service of Humanity 9. Art: Theoretician, Consumer and Patron of the Arts 10. Conclusion: From Keynes to Keynesianism Appendix 1. Keynes and his Time: Chronology Appendix 2. Maynard as Seen by his Friends and Contemporaries Bibliography Index

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The late Gilles Dostaler, formerly of the Universite du Quebec a Montreal, Canada


'A satisfying and highly readable book, especially for non-economists and non-British readers approaching Keynes from a wider perspective... Dostaler's book is also quite accessible and should be of interest to undergraduates as well as the more specialized reader... the interpretative exposition is meticulously researched, original and lucid.'- M.G. Hayes, EH.Net'Keynes and his Battles is beautifully, passionately written.'- Journal of Australian Political Economy'An extremely informed and readable account of Keynes's life and achievements, skillfully presented in their context. A teaching aid as well as a reference book, which manages to be both enjoyable and useful.'- Cristina Marcuzzo, Universita di Roma, A"La SapienzaA", Italy

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