Keynes in Context, E. Roy Weintraub, Duke University, 2011

Examines the 20th-century British economist John Maynard Keynes in various contexts: late Victorian Cambridge, the Bloomsbury group, G. E. Moore and the Apostles, and the Bretton Woods negotiations, among others. Readings consist of Keynes's works, including the General Theory, and some of Skidelsky's biographies of Keynes. Short writing assignments, a midterm paper, and a final paper. Class meets twice a week and is devoted to discussions of assigned readings.