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Frank Knight and the Chicago school in American economics

Author: Ross B Emmett
Publisher: New York, NY : Routledge, 2009.
Series: Routledge studies in the history of economics, 98
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Frank Knight occupies a paradoxical place in the history of Chicago economics. This book looks at his economics and philosophy, the nature of Chicago economics, his place in the Chicago tradition and  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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Emmett, Ross B.
Frank Knight and the Chicago school in American economics.
New York, NY : Routledge, 2009
(DLC) 2008036637
Named Person: Frank H Knight; Frank H Knight
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Ross B Emmett
OCLC Number: 646798139
Description: 1 online resource (xxxi, 218 pages).
Contents: Introduction by Warren J. Samuels Section 1: Historical Reconstruction in the History of Economics 1. Exegesis, Hermeneutics, and Interpretation 2.Reflections on 'Breaking Away': Economics as Science and the History of Economics as History of Science Section 2: Interpreting Frank Knight 3. The Therapeutic Quality of Frank H. Knight's Risk, Uncertainty and Profit, 4. Frank Knight's Dissent from Progressive Social Science 5. What is Truth' in Capital Theory?: Five Stories Relevant to the Evaluation of Frank Knight's Contribution to the Capital Controversy 6. Maximizers vs. Good Sports: Frank Knight's Curious Understanding of Exchange Behaviour 7. Frank H. Knight on the Conflict of Values in Economic Life Section 3: Interpreting Frank Knight and Chicago Economics 8. Frank H. Knight, Max Weber, Chicago Economics, and Institutionalism 9. Entrenching Disciplinary Competence: The Role of General Education and Graduate Study in Chicago Economics 10. De Gustibus Est Disputandum: Frank H. Knight's Response to George Stigler and Gary Becker's 'De Gustibus Non Est Disputandum' 11. Did the Chicago School Reject Frank Knight?, Section 4: Economics, Religion and Politics 12. Frank Knight: Economics vs. Religion 13. Is Economics a Religion 14. The Idea of a Secular Society Revisited.
Series Title: Routledge studies in the history of economics, 98
Responsibility: Ross B. Emmett.

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