John Maynard Keynes as Economist and Philosopher


  • Tetuana Bilous Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University.


John Maynard Keynes, macroeconomics, economic theory, uncertainty and expectations, probability, moral philosophy; methodology


The article is a preface to the publication of the Ukrainian translation of the last chapter of the work “The General Theory of Employment, Interest and Money” by the great British economist John Maynard Keynes. The author describes the main economic ideas of one of the most influential economists of the 20th century — a theorist who sought the fundamental laws governing the capitalist economy and the designer of economic policies. Moreover, Keynes was also a philosopher. The article deals with how Keynes’s work in philosophy influenced his work in economics.

Author Biography

Tetuana Bilous, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University.

PhD in philosophical sciences, associate professor at the department of philosophy and methodology of sciences, philosophical faculty, Taras Shevchenko Kyiv National University


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Bilous, T. (2018). John Maynard Keynes as Economist and Philosopher. Filosofska Dumka, (2), 71–88. Retrieved from



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