Affluence and Its Discontents by Jerry Muller

Muller, Jerry Z. "From Keynes to Marcuse: Affluence and Its Discontents." In The Mind and the Market: Capitalism in Modern European Thought. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 2002.


Though he thought a good deal about the issue, Keynes did not write systematically about the moral, social, and cultural consequences of capitalism.

If Keynes’ head was in the mathematics and economics of Cambridge, his heart was in the London neighborhood of Bloomsbury, where his cultural sensibilities were shaped by his participation in its famed and flamboyant circle of artists, musicians, and writers.