The Philosophic Radicals, including Jeremy Bentham, were British reformers generally supporting Benthian utilitarianism and democratic change.
George H. Smith
George H. Smith was formerly Senior Research Fellow for the Institute for Humane Studies, a lecturer on American History for Cato Summer Seminars, and Executive Editor of Knowledge Products. Smith's fourth and most recent book, The System of Liberty, was published by Cambridge University Press in 2013.
Praxeology, as popularized by Ludwig von Mises, is an interdisciplinary approach to social questions that abstracts and thus universally explains human action.
Abolitionism was the 19th century anti-slavery movement promoting equal civil and political rights for African Americans and the rejection of slavery.
As part of the overthrow of the French monarchy in 1789, this document served as the first attempt at capturing the ideals of a possible French Republic.
Mercantilism was the idea that wealth of nations was based on the amount of money held by the nation through internal protections and a focus on exports.
Freedom of worship is an individual right and natural right that many people and groups have fought for throughout history.