Mary Wollstonecraft’s political philosophy and feminist thought were shaped by her beliefs about human nature.
Novak reviews Charlotte Gordon’s book Romantic Outlaws: The Extraordinary Lives of Mary Wollstonecraft and Mary Shelley.
Feminism is part of an interlocking family of movements aimed at human liberation, and indeed helping to achieve it, albeit in fits and starts.
A brief history of the libertarian roots of feminism, and an introduction to a rotating column discussing libertarian feminism.
Libertarian feminism can help one see the dangers of patriarchy and the futility of statist intervention at once.
Not this again.
Legal and cultural changes allowing women to own property and participate in the market as entrepreneurs contributed to the Great Enrichment.
Smith discusses some background of the debate between Paine and Burke, and the furor created by Paine’s Rights of Man.