Love it or loathe it, egalitarian sentiments and concerns about inequality are clearly on the rise in both politics and the academy. The Independent Review’s symposium on egalitarianism sheds light on its history, theoretical implications, and practical challenges—all while avoiding the conceptual murkiness and obscurantist prose that is all too common in academic discussions.

Robert M. Whaples is a Senior Fellow at the Independent Institute and Co-Editor of The Independent Review.
Economic InequalityEconomic PolicyEconomyGovernment and PoliticsLaw and LibertyPolitical Theory
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