Alan Ryan

The Moral Scientist

Keynes: The Return of the Master


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Keynes: The Return of the Master is one of those books that induces in the willing reader a mixture of admiration and exasperation. It is, so to speak, two potentially wonderful books that have been half-finished in too much of a hurry. Which is to say that it is well worth reading for its many good moments, but it doesn’t deliver the knockout punch it aims for.

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