Transcendental Commitments of Economists: Friedman, Knight, and Nef
26 Pages Posted: 17 May 2007
Date Written: April 14, 2007
This paper includes three case studies of the place of religion in the lives of 20th century economists: Milton Friedman, Frank H. Knight, and John U. Nef. It highlights aspects of the decline of religious faith among intellectuals in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Keywords: History of Economics, Religion
JEL Classification: B31
Suggested Citation: Suggested Citation
Hammond, Daniel, Transcendental Commitments of Economists: Friedman, Knight, and Nef (April 14, 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=986804 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.986804
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