Liberty, Rationality, and Human Nature in the Writings of Frank H. Knight


This conference will explore Knight's views on economics and freedom, the role of risk and uncertainty, and the limits of liberalism in a free society.


Conference Readings

Knight, Frank H. The Ethics of Competition. Piscataway: Transaction Publishers, 1997, 2011.

Knight, Frank H. Risk, Uncertainty and Profit. Mansfield Centre, Connecticut: Martino Publishing, 2014.

Knight, Frank H. Freedom and Reform: Essays in Economics and Social Philosophy. Indianapolis: LibertyPress, 1947, 1982.

Knight, Frank H. “Natural Law: Last Refuge of the Bigot.” Ethics 59, no. 2 (1949): 127-135.