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date: 15 May 2021

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This exchange between Judge Posner and Professor Becker — two founding fathers of our discipline — was composed almost three years ago, but the perspective and wisdom of this exchange remains most relevant to this day. Since then, Professor Becker has died; Judge Posner has added a brief remembrance of Becker at the end of this exchange.

Keywords: law and economics movement, Chicago school, Gary Becker, Richard Posner

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