Carabelli, A., Cedrini, M. and Marchionatti, R. (2017) “J.M. Keynes: The Modernity of an Un-Modern Economist”, Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, 51(1): 17-54.
The paper provides a panoramic view on Keynes’s way of reasoning in economics, with a view to highlight the radical “difference” of his thinking with respect to both scholars of his times and contemporary economists. We argue that Keynes was un-modern in the 1930s as he is (and appears) un-modern today; but also that in this lies his modernity. Keynes is modern in trying to transform economics into a discipline of complexity; still, he is profoundly un-modern when discussing the conditions that economics must meet in order to achieve this result. The paper evidences in his strong commitment to avoiding any reductionist approach to the complexity of socio-economic systems the undisputed greatness of his thought.
Carabelli, A. (2019), “Keynes’s Aristotelian Eudaimonic Conception of Happiness and the Requirement of Material and Institutional Preconditions: The Scope for Economics and Economic Policy”, Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, 53(2): 213-226.
Paesani, P. (2017) “On the Relevance of Keynes to the Contemporary World: Post-Crisis Views on Economic Policy, Capitalism and International Monetary Reform”, Annals of the Fondazione Luigi Einaudi, 51(1): 249-268.