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Frank H. Knight wrote approximately 1000 items during his life: he was always at the typewriter thinking through issues, and commenting on the work of others. The articles listed below are those that are most frequently mentioned when discussing Knight's work. Many of them appear in the different collections of Knight's work that have been published.
“Cost of Production and Price Over Long and Short Periods.” Journal of Political Economy 29 (April 1921): 304-35. Reprinted in The Ethics of Competition. Available online at the Library of Economics & Liberty.
“Ethics and the Economic Interpretation.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 36 (May 1922): 454-81. Reprinted in The Ethics of Competition, and Selected Essays, vol. 1.
“The Ethics of Competition.” Quarterly Journal of Economics 37 (August 1923): 579-624. Reprinted in The Ethics of Competition, and Selected Essays, vol. 1.
“The Limitations of Scientific Method in Economics.” In The Trend of Economics, edited by R.G. Tugwell, 229-67. New York: Alfred A. Knopf, 1924. Essay reprinted in The Ethics of Competition, and Selected Essays, vol. 1.
"Statik und Dynamik: zur Frage der Mechanischen Analogie in den Wirtschaftswissenschaften," Zeitschrift fur Nationalokonomie 2 (August 1930): 1-26. English version published as "Statics and Dynamics: Some Queries regarding the Mechanical Analogy in Economics," in The Ethics of Competition. Reprinted in On the History & Method of Economics, and Selected Essays, vol. 1.
"Economic Theory and Nationalism." In The Ethics of Competition and Other Essays, 277-359 New York: Harper & Bros.; London: George Allen & Unwin, 1935.
“The Ricardian Theory of Production and Distribution.” Canadian Journal of Economics & Political Science 1 (February and May 1935): 3-25, 171-96. Reprinted in On the History & Method of Economics; and Selected Essays, vol. 1.
“Bemerkungen über Nutzen und Kosten.” Zeitschrift für Nationalökonomie 6 (1935): 28-52, 315 36. English version for classroom use circulated as "Notes on Utility and Cost" (Chicago: University of Chicago, 1936). Reprinted in The Economic Organization: with an article, "Notes on Cost and Utility" (New York: Augustus M. Kelley, 1951).
“The Quantity of Capital and the Rate of Interest.” Journal of Political Economy 44 (August and October 1936): 433-63, 612-42.
“Ethics and Economic Reform.” Economica, n.s., 6 (February, August, November): 1-29, 296-321, 398-422. Reprinted in Freedom & Reform; and Selected Essays, vol. 2.
“'What is Truth' in Economics?” Journal of Political Economy 48 (February 1940): 1-32. Reprinted in On the History & Method of Economics; and in Selected Essays, vol. 1. [Review article on The Significance and Basic Postulates of Economic Theory, by T.W. Hutchison.]
“Socialism: The Nature of the Problem.” Ethics 50 (April 1940): 253-89. Reprinted in Freedom & Reform; and Selected Essays, vol. 2.
“Anthropology and Economics.” Journal of Political Economy 49 (April 1941): 247-68. Reprinted in Selected Essays, vol. 2. [Review article on The Economic Life of Primitive Peoples, by Melville J. Herskovits.]
“The Meaning of Freedom” and “The Ideal of Freedom: Conditions for Its Realization.” In The Philosophy of American Democracy, edited by Charner M. Perry, 59-86, 87-119. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1943.
“Realism and Relevance in the Theory of Demand.” Journal of Political Economy 52 (December 1944): 289-318.
“The Sickness of Liberal Society.” Ethics 56 (January 1946): 79-95. Reprinted in Freedom & Reform.
“The Role of Principles in Economics and Politics.” American Economic Review 41 (March 1951): 1-29. Reprinted in On the History & Method of Economics; and Selected Essays, vol. 2.
“Science, Society, and the Modes of Law.” In The State of the Social Sciences, edited by Leonard D. White, 9-28. Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1956.
“Laissez Faire: Pro and Con.” Journal of Political Economy 75 (December 1967): 782-95.
“The Case for Communism: From the Standpoint of an Ex-liberal.” In Research in the History of Economic Thought and Methodology, edited by Warren J. Samuels, archival supplement 2 (1991): 57-108.

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