John Maynard Keynes and International Relations: Economic by Donald John Markwell

By Donald John Markwell

The tips of John Maynard Keynes revolutionised twentieth-century economics, and proceed to impress debate at the present time. This ebook explores totally, for the 1st time, Keynes' pondering on diplomacy and its hyperlinks to his perspectives on economics.

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Sidgwick, The Elements of Politics (London, 1891), pp. ’ 89 See above. A. Marshall, Industry and Trade (London, 1919), p. 4; Marshall to Edgeworth, 1911, L/M/25, KP. 90 J. S. Nicholson, Principles of Political Economy, iii (London, 1901 and 1908), p. 363: ‘the best guarantee for peace is the extension of commerce’. 91 See above. 92 G. L. Dickinson, The Choice Before Us (London, 1918 [1917]), ch. g. p. 129: trade ‘a potent inXuence making for peace’); The International Anarchy, 1904–1914 (London, 1926), p.

London, 1883), p. 391; see also H. , London, 1881). 87 C. Gide, Principles of Political Economy (London, 1909), p. 345. 16 Classical liberal Sidgwick,88 Alfred Marshall,89 J. S. Nicholson,90 and A. C. 91 This belief was shared by such thinkers as Goldsworthy Lowes Dickinson,92 Bertrand Russell,93 and Norman Angell94 before the First World War. This liberalidealist tradition was thus dominant (though not universal) among the Cambridge economists and moral philosophers of the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries.

London, 1973), p. 187. 198 Marshall, Principles, p. 674. 202 Keynes in 1914 regarded these concerns as urgent. It is possible that his views on racial wars, overpopulation generally, and eugenics, were inXuenced by reading H. G. 203 2 . 204 Although on Friday, 31 July 1914, Keynes wrote of being ‘in a fever of excitement’ over international developments, he described The Times as very bellicose, and commended as exceedingly good a leader in The Manchester Guardian which opposed British intervention in any general European war arising from the Austro-Serbian crisis unless for a clear ‘cause with which most of us at least can sympathise’.

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