Knight (1885-1972) was educated at home, at the American University at Harriman, Tennessee, for a summer course at the University of Chicago, and for a PhD in philosophy at Cornell University, where he switched to economics. He taught for a year at Cornell, in 1917-19 had an appointment at the University of Chicago, then moved to Iowa (1919-27) to be associate and later full professor, and finally returned to Chicago in 1927 to remain for the rest of his life; he was editor of the Journal of Political Economy (1929-46), partly jointly with Viner . He retired in 1958.
See list of letters .
Source: GESK ; New Palgrave ; International Encyclopedia Social Sciences; ANB .
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