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The Economic Order and Religion. by  Frank H. & Thornton W. Merriam Knight - Signed First Edition - 1935 - from Raptis Rare Books (SKU: 4477)

The Economic Order and Religion.

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The Economic Order and Religion.

by Knight, Frank H. & Thornton W. Merriam

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New York: Harper & Brothers Publishers, 1935. First edition of this work by Knight, whom F.A. Hayek proclaimed, "to be one of the major figures in preserving and promoting classical liberal thought in the twentieth century." Octavo, original cloth. Boldly signed by Frank H. Knight on the title page. Near fine in the original dust jacket with some wear and chipping to the crown of the spine. Books signed by Knight are uncommon. Frank H. Knight, one of the founding members of the Chicago School of economics. He coined the term Knightian Uncertainty and among his students were Milton Friedman, George Stigler and James M. Buchanan. Ronald Coase said that Knight, without teaching him, was a major influence on his thinking.


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The Economic Order and Religion.
Knight, Frank H. & Thornton W. Merriam
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second hand
Harper & Brothers Publishers
Place of Publication
New York
Date Published
Chicago School, economic order and religion first edition, Frank H. Knight First Edition, Milton Friedman

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About Raptis Rare Books

Founded by Matthew and Adrienne Raptis, Raptis Rare Books is an antiquarian book firm that specializes in literature, children's books, economics, photo books, signed and inscribed books, and landmark books in all fields. Our business model is simple: we strive to handle books that are in exceptional condition and to provide exceptional customer service. We are proud members of the Antiquarian Booksellers Association of America (ABAA) and the International League of Antiquarian Booksellers (ILAB) and exhibit at major book fairs in New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Boston, as well as other regional fairs.


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