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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.

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Wollstonecraft, Mary (1759-1797)

by Wendy McElroy on Aug 15, 2008

Mary Wollstonecraft was a noted figure of the Enlightenment, contributing one of the most influential feminist works of her time.

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Feminism and Women’s Rights

by Wendy McElroy on Aug 15, 2008

In this entry, Wendy McElroy outlines the history of the feminist movement and the major split in beliefs between individualist and radical or gender feminists.

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Feminism and Liberty’s Emancipation Sequence

by Mikayla Novak on Jan 15, 2016

Feminism is part of an interlocking family of movements aimed at human liberation, and indeed helping to achieve it, albeit in fits and starts.

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Godwin, William (1756-1836)

by Wendy McElroy on Aug 15, 2008

A popular novelist as well as a political philosopher, William Godwin was one of the first influential writers on the topic of philosophical anarchism.

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Price, Richard (1723-1791)

by Wendy McElroy on Aug 15, 2008

Richard Price was a British philosopher who supported American Independence and the French Revolution and whose work focused on reason in ethics.

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Enlightenment

by Stephen Hicks on Aug 15, 2008

The Enlightenment was an era that brought a wave of philosophical ideas, including classical liberalism, scientific progress, and social and religious tolerance.