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Childs, Roy A. (1949-1992)

by Joan Kennedy Taylor

Roy. A Childs, a writer and speaker of the libertarian movement in the 1960s and 1970s, also made popular the anarcho-capitalist movement of libertarian thought.

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Chodorov, Frank (1887-1966)

by Aaron Steelman

A writer and thinker during the 20th century, Frank Chodorov added significantly to libertarian thought and the theory of individualism.

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Cicero (106-43 BC)

by Tom G. Palmer

Cicero, a great early writer and orator, articulated a universal legal order that was to become foundational for the natural law tradition.

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Clark, Ed (1930-)

by David Boaz

The 1980 Libertarian party presidential candidate, Ed Clark is a public figure for the libertarian movement and played an important role in its popularization.

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Coase, Ronald H. (1910-2013)

by Douglas MacKenzie

The work of Ronald H. Coase, most famously the concept known as Coase’s theorem, has provided insight to law, economics, and how they intersect.

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Cobden, Richard (1804-1865)

by John M. Brady

One of the leaders of the Anti-Corn Law League, Richard Cobden is considered an example of a liberal thinker with considerable success in changing British policy.

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Comte, Charles (1782-1887)

by David Hart

Charles Comte, politician and prominent writer, was a principle figure in promoting classical liberalism in France in the early 19th century.

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Condorcet, Marquis de (1748-1794)

by David Hart

An advocate for enlightenment and liberal reforms, Marquis de Condorcet had a brief but eventful influence as part the French Revolutionary government.

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Constant, Benjamin (1767-1830)

by David Hart

Though famous for his novel, Adolphe, Benjamin Constant is also known in the English-speaking world for his writings on liberal constitutionalism.