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Robert L. Heilbroner

Dr. Robert L. Heilbroner is the author of The Worldly Philosophers, The Future as History , and The Great Ascent .
For further reading: God’s Gold: The Story of Rockefeller and His Times , by John T. Flynn (Harcourt, Brace, 1932); Study in Power: John D. Rockefeller, Industrialist and Philanthropist , by Allan Nevins (Scribner’s, 1953); Random Reminiscences of Men and Events , by John D. Rockefeller (Doubleday, 1933)

Articles by Robert Heilbroner

It’s never a bad thing question how well you’re doing; the problem is to find a judicious observer who is determined neither to flatter nor to condemn Read >>
When it was raining porridge, Lucy Rockefeller said, John D.’s dish was always right side up Read >>
Who dies rich, dies disgraced, said Andrew Carnegie. An economist re-examines his brash career in the light of that noble philosophy Read >>

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