Wollstonecraft argues the case for women’s rights entirely in libertarian terms of equal and natural rights.
Mary Wollstonecraft was an outspoken advocate for equal rights for men and women and individualism.
Smith interrupts his usual series with a 30-question trivia quiz.
Knight explores twin themes in libertarian history: Revolution and Romanticism.
Elizabeth Cady Stanton was an important organizer and writer in the American women’s rights movement.
Agitator and pamphleteer par excellence, Thomas Paine was involved in both the American and French Revolutions.
“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.”
Daniel O’Connell was a lawyer, a peerless orator, and Ireland’s prominent political leader in the first half of the 19th century.
One of the most highly-regarded historians of 19th-century America gives his contribution to the Literature of Liberty.
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.
“Joseph Priestley here, too, speaks for his age, for his religious brethren, and for his class.”
Tom G. Palmer provides a comprehensive overview of the vast literature on libertarianism, free market economics, and the philosophy of liberty.