Transcendental Commitments of Economists: Friedman, Knight, and Nef

26 Pages Posted: 17 May 2007  

Daniel Hammond

Wake Forest University - Department of Economics

Date Written: April 14, 2007

Abstract

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

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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