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Knight, Frank H. (Frank Hyneman) 1885-1972

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Works: 140 works in 791 publications in 7 languages and 12,725 library holdings
Genres: History  Sources  Archives  Bibliography 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Author of introduction, Thesis advisor, Other
Classifications: HB75, 330.1
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Risk, uncertainty and profit by Frank H Knight( Book )

209 editions published between 1921 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 2,014 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pt. 1. Introductory.--pt. 2. Perfect competition.--pt. 3. Imperfect competition through risk and uncertainty
General economic history by Max Weber( Book )

45 editions published between 1923 and 2007 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Notes" (containing references): p. 371-381
Documents from F. Taylor Ostrander by Jeff Biddle( )

2 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 1,027 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Presents eight sets of lecture notes taken in 1933-34 by F Taylor Ostrander at the University of Chicago. This title provides insight into the first generation of the Chicago School
On the history and method of economics; selected essays by Frank H Knight( Book )

52 editions published between 1956 and 1966 in English and held by 998 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethics of competition and other essays by Frank H Knight( Book )

75 editions published between 1935 and 1997 in English and Spanish and held by 952 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Freedom and reform; essays in economics and social philosophy by Frank H Knight( Book )

40 editions published between 1947 and 1998 in English and held by 886 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Essays selected by Hubert Bonner and others. cf.Pref."In a sense a sequel to...[the author's] Ethics of competition, published, in 1935."- Pref. Freedom as fact and criterion.- Social science and the political trend.- Pragmatism and social action.- Ethics and economic reform.- Socialism: the nature of the problem.- Religion and ethics in modern civilization.- The meaning of democracy: its politico-economic structure and ideals.- Science, philosophy, and social procedure.- Fact and value in social science.- Some notes on the economic interpretation of history.- The rights of man and natural law.- Human nature and world democracy.- Economics, political science, and education.- The painful act: the possibilities and limitations of collective rationality.- The sickness of liberal society
The economic organization : with an article Notes on cost and utility by Frank H Knight( Book )

38 editions published between 1933 and 1967 in English and held by 778 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The economic order and religion by Frank H Knight( Book )

47 editions published between 1945 and 2000 in English and held by 618 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Intelligence and democratic action; [lectures delivered at the Thomas Jefferson Center for Studies in Political Economy, University of Virginia] by Frank H Knight( Book )

17 editions published between 1960 and 2013 in 3 languages and held by 516 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected essays by Frank H. Knight by Frank H Knight( Book )

13 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 264 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The ethics of competition by Frank H Knight( Book )

13 editions published between 1976 and 2017 in English and German and held by 166 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"The Ethics of Competition is a book of Frank H. Knight's writings on a common theme: the problem of social control and its various implications. Knight believed in free economic institutions but was also aware that the competitive economic system could be improved. One of the central figures of neoclassical economics in the twentieth century, Knight pursued a lifelong campaign against irrationalities of nationalism, religious fanaticism, and group conflict, while conceding that these were fundamental orientations of human action that might yet frustrate his own work as an economist. While Knight vigorously defended human freedom and the liberal order, he also was sufficiently moved by the shortcomings of liberalism as to condemn it as rife with abuse.As Richard Boyd writes in the new introduction, The Ethics of Competition is nothing short of visionary. Knight foresaw virtually all of the reductionistic tendencies that have come to plague the discipline he cultivated, neoclassical economic theory. Even more impressively, Knight related these disciplinary proclivities back to themes as grand as the fate of liberal democracy and human nature. Boyd discusses Knight's belief that the human craving for simple, mechanical explanations inevitably leads to frustration rather than material satisfaction. Chapters in The Ethics of Competition include "Economic Psychology and the Value Problem," "The Limitations of Scientific Method in Economics," "Marginal Utility Economics," "Fallacies in the Interpretation of Social Cost," and "Economic Theory and Nationalism." This volume will be of essential value to economists, political theorists, philosophers, and sociologists."--Provided by publisher
The economic organization by Frank H Knight( Book )

26 editions published between 1933 and 2017 in English and Spanish and held by 140 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When originally released, Frank Hyneman Knight's The Economic Organization revitalized the teaching of economic theory in America during the 1930s, laying the foundation for the price theory revolution led by economists emerging from Knight's circle at The University of Chicago. Knight shows that when societies choose to allow market organization, their economy simultaneously solves the fundamental functions of valuation and efficiency. It also organizes the production and distribution of resources, providing incentives for progress. The Economic Organization provides a short introduction to the basic principles of supply, demand, and distribution that emerge from neoclassical price theory. The central role of the price mechanism in market organization is illustrated neatly by Knight's "wheel of wealth"--The circular flow diagram most often identified with macroeconomic flows, but introduced here for price theoretic reasons. This version also includes his essay on "Utility and Cost," which provides a seamlessly integrated alternative-cost interpretation of neoclassical theory. This expanded edition of The Economic Organization includes a new introduction by Ross B. Emmett, which expands upon the short note on capital theory inserted in the original. Knight wrote three versions of the note for student use, and all three are included in the second chapter. Few books have changed the landscape of American economics and economic education as much as Knight's The Economic Organization. This book should be read by all economists, historians, and policy makers. Show more Show less
The dilemma of liberalism by Frank H Knight( )

6 editions published between 1933 and 2002 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La ética de la sociedad competitiva by Frank H Knight( Book )

3 editions published in 1976 in Spanish and held by 12 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Ricardian theory of production and distribution by Frank H Knight( Book )

5 editions published in 1935 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected essays by Frank H. Knight. Laissez-faire : pro and con by Frank H Knight( Book )

8 editions published between 1999 and 2009 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Selected essays by Frank H Knight( Book )

4 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Research in the history of economic thought and methodology : by Warren J Samuels( Book )

2 editions published in 1991 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Economics and public policy by Arthur Smithies( Book )

1 edition published in 1955 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Principles of economics. First, general part by Carl Menger( Book )

4 editions published in 1950 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

La labor crucial de Menger en la historia del pensamiento económico se desarrolló en una doble vertiente. Por un lado, en el enfoque subjetivista e individualista el individualismo metodológico de la teoría del valor y de los precios y, en general, de las diversas categorías económicas. Fruto de este enfoque fueron sus principios de economía política que, junto con la Theory of Political Economy de Jevons (Walras vino más tarde), constituyeron el arranque de lo que se ha dado en llamar la revolución marginalista en teoría económica. La otra gran aportación de Menger fue su defensa de la teoría frente a las dominantes corrientes positivistas e historicistas. Su lúcida participación en la gran polémica sobre el método la Methodenstreit se concretó en uno de los más sugestivos libros sobre metodología de las ciencias sociales, sus famosas Untersuchungen. En palabras de Hayek, para los historiadores resulta incuestionable que la posición poco menos que excepcional alcanzada por la escuela austriaca en el proceso del desarrollo de la economía política se debe casi en su totalidad a los fundamentos sobre los que la asentó este gran economista, aunque la fama de la escuela cara al exterior y el desarrollo de algunas partes esenciales del sistema se debieran a sus brillantes seguidores como Eugen von Böhm Waberk, Friedrich von Wieser, Ludwig von Mises [y el propio Hayek]. En relación concretamente con la presente obra, Knut Wicksell no dudó en afirmar que desde los principios de Ricardo ninguna obra ha tenido tan gran influencia sobre el desarrollo de la ciencia económica como los Principios de Menger
 
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Freedom and reform; essays in economics and social philosophy
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General economic historyDocuments from F. Taylor OstranderFreedom and reform; essays in economics and social philosophySelected essays by Frank H. KnightThe ethics of competitionSelected essays by Frank H. Knight. Laissez-faire : pro and conSelected essays
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Найт, Ф. Х 1885-1972

Найт, Фрэнк

Франк Найт

Френк Найт

Фрэнк Найт американский экономист

פרנק נייט

פרנק נייט כלכלן אמריקאי

فرانك نايت عالم اقتصاد أمريكي

فرانک نایت اقتصاددان آمریکایی

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ナイト, F. H.

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