For seventeen years, Robert Higgs served as the meticulous editor of The Independent Review, overseeing all aspects of the journal’s content and working closely with its authors to ensure high scholarly quality and uncommonly lucid prose. Like his exceptional editorial work, Higgs’s original books and articles demonstrate his devotion to producing top-notch, well-crafted scholarship coupled with an unwavering commitment to individual liberty.

David J. Theroux (1949–2022) was the Founder, President and Chief Executive Officer of the Independent Institute.
Culture and SocietyEconomic History and DevelopmentEconomistsEconomyFreedomGovernment and PoliticsPhilosophy and ReligionSocialism, Communism, and CollectivismThe Nanny State
Other Independent Review articles by David J. Theroux
Spring 1996 Preface