Ideology and Logic

  • Joan Robinson
  • Frank Wilkinson
Part of the Keynesian Studies book series (KST)


I have always felt that it was a serious misfortune that religion came to the West in the form of an implausible piece of history for this created a clash between the requirements for the development of spiritual life and the requirements of intellectual honesty. At a lower level — the sphere of economic theory — there is a similar conflict between ideology and logic.


Trade Union Real Wage Collective Bargaining Wage Bargaining Effective Demand 
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    See, for example, J. E. Roemer, Cambridge Journal of Economics, vol. 3, no. 4, December 1979.Google Scholar
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    Joseph A. Schumpeter, Capitalism, Socialism and Democracy, (London, Allen & Unwin, 1943).Google Scholar
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    Professor Lord Kaldor, Origins of New Monetarism (University College Cardiff, 1981).Google Scholar
  4. 14.
    For an analysis of development up to 1920 see Tarling and Wilkinson, ‘The movement of real wages and the development of collective bargaining in the period 1855 to 1920’ in Contributions to Political Economy, supplement to the Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1982.Google Scholar
  5. 15.
    See Tarling and Wilkinson, ‘The Social Contract: Post-War Incomes Policies and Their Inflationary Impact’, Cambridge Journal of Economics, 1977.Google Scholar
  6. 17.
    Roger Tarling and Frank Wilkinson, Inflation and Unemployment — A critique of Meade’s Solution, CEPR, vol. 8, no. 1, April 1982.Google Scholar

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  • Joan Robinson
  • Frank Wilkinson

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