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The 2006 Thomas S. Szasz Awards and An Evening With Robert Higgs
Posted: Fri. January 23, 2015


Part 1: Introductory Remarks by David Theroux, Andrea Rich, and Robert Higgs



Part 2: Introductory Remarks by Thomas Szasz



Part 3: Presentation by Robert Spillane



Part 4: Presentation by Robert Higgs



Part 5: Concluding Remarks by Thomas Szasz, Robert Higgs, and David Theroux



The gala reception and presentation of the Thomas S. Szasz Awards for Outstanding Contributions to the Cause of Civil Liberties to Robert Higgs and Robert Spillane, followed by a special forum featuring Dr. Higgs on “Liberty and Leviathan,” based on his acclaimed book, Depression, War, and Cold War (Oxford University Press).

Thomas S. Szasz The Thomas S. Szasz Award is a tribute conferred annually by the Center for Independent Thought for the avocation of civil liberties and to encourage others to work to protect personal autonomy from state encroachment.

Robert Higgs Senior Fellow, The Independent Institute. Winner, 2006 Thomas S. Szasz Award, General Award. Author, Depression, War, and Cold War, Against Leviathan, and Crisis and Leviathan.

Robert Spillane Professor of Management Macquarie University Australia. Winner, 2006 Thomas S. Szasz Award, Professional Award.

Andrea Millen Rich President, Center for Independent Thought

David J. Theroux Founder and President, The Independent Institute








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