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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 this Author

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
When it was raining porridge, Lucy Rockefeller said, John D.’s dish was always right side up
Who dies rich, dies disgraced, said Andrew Carnegie. An economist re-examines his brash career in the light of that noble philosophy