Dr Steve Davies, a Senior Fellow at AIER, is the Head of Education at the IEA. Previously he was program officer at the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS) at George Mason University in Virginia. He joined IHS from the UK where he was Senior Lecturer in the Department of History and Economic History at Manchester Metropolitan University. He has also been a Visiting Scholar at the Social Philosophy and Policy Center at Bowling Green State University, Ohio.
A historian, he graduated from St Andrews University in Scotland in 1976 and gained his PhD from the same institution in 1984. He has authored several books, including Empiricism and History (Palgrave Macmillan, 2003) and was co-editor with Nigel Ashford of The Dictionary of Conservative and Libertarian Thought (Routledge, 1991).
Articles by Stephen Davies
You do not want the government to have an economic policy, even a free market one: you should want it to let people be.
Faced with this situation, individualist liberals have to walk a straight but narrow path. They should continue to uphold and articulate the individualist perspective on politics and society, clearly and simply, while also pursuing the intellectual agenda of exploring those insights and applying them to the contemporary world.