The purpose of these Excursions is to explore the fascinating and complex history of libertarian ideas. Over four decades of reading, writing, and lecturing on the history of libertarianism have taught Smith an important lesson, namely, that the theories of some early libertarian thinkers were sometimes better and more sophisticated than the theories we take for granted today.

Robert A. Heinlein

Robert Heinlein was a prolific science fiction writer, who built a career on weaving the ideas of liberty into the fantastical tales he spun.