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A READER’S GUIDE TO THE FRENCH EDITION OF KEYNES’ GENERAL THEORY


GHISLAIN DELEPLACE
UNIVERSITY PARIS 8, LED
SAINT-DENIS /FRANCE
Ghislain.deleplace@univ-paris8.fr


ABSTRACT

The guide deals with five issues involved in the French edition of General Theory:
- the timing of the publication
- the political context of the translation
- the terminological problems discussed by Keynes, Sraffa, and the translator Jean de Largentaye
- some analytical difficulties faced during the translation process
- a postscript on Montesquieu and Smith.

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15 September 2013 The EET International Conference

The international conference entitled Translations of Economic Texts into and from European Languages, organized in the framework of the EE-T project, was held at the University of Pisa (Italy) on 11 to 13 September. The aim of the conference was to present the results of researches carried out throughout Europe on the international circulation of economic ideas through translations and adaptations of economic texts. The three days event was attended by around 100 participants representing: lecturers, researchers, students in the field of history of economic thought. More information is available in the Events section