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Probability and uncertainty in Keynes's The General Theory

Gillies, D.; (2003) Probability and uncertainty in Keynes's The General Theory. In: Mizuhara, S. and Runde, J., (eds.) The Philosophy of Keynes' Economics: Probability, Uncertainty and Convention. (pp. 108-126). Routledge: London, UK. Green open access

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Book description: John Maynard Keynes is undoubtedly the most influential Western economist of the twentieth century. His emphasis on the nature and role of uncertainty in economic thought is a dominant theme in his writings. This book brings together a wide array of experts on Keynes' thought such as Gay Tulip Meeks, Sheila Dow and John Davis who discuss, analyse and criticise such themes as Keynesian probability and uncertainty, the foundations of Keynes' economics and the relationship between Keynes' earlier and later thought. The Philosophy of Keynes' Economics is a readable and comprehensive book that will interest students and academics interested in the man and his thought.

Type:Book chapter
Title:Probability and uncertainty in Keynes's The General Theory
ISBN-13:9780415281539
Open access status:An open access version is available from UCL Discovery
Publisher version:http://www.routledge.com/books/The-Philosophy-of-Keynes-Economics-isbn9780415281539
Language:English
Additional information:Without abstract
UCL classification:UCL > School of BEAMS > Faculty of Maths and Physical Sciences > Science and Technology Studies

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