The Literature of Liberty

by Tom G. Palmer on Feb 4, 1998

Tom G. Palmer provides a comprehensive overview of the vast literature on libertarianism, free market economics, and the philosophy of liberty.


A History of Libertarianism

by David Boaz on Jan 15, 1997

In this excerpt from Libertarianism: A Primer, Boaz tells the history of the movement for liberty, from Chinese philosopher Lao Tzu through the 20th century.


Tom Paine and the American Revolution

by Leonard P. Liggio on Jul 1, 1977

“Paine spoke for the governed against the government and for the living rather than the dead. At best he saw government as only a small part of society.”


The Subjugation of Women

by Mary Wollstonecraft in 1792

Wollstonecraft argues the case for women’s rights entirely in libertarian terms of equal and natural rights.