SA1230 | Immorality as a Philosophic Principle | Paul Carus |


1845-1945, Clarence Lee Swartz, Friedrich Nietzsche, Max Stirner, Ragnar Redbeard, Steven T. Byington

Paul Carus (1852 – 1919) was a philosopher and after moving to America from Germany became the editor of the Open Court publishing company where he was editor of The Monist, a philosophy journal still being published today. Carus’ specialty was in the field of comparative religion, and referred to himself as “an atheist who loved God” and was a […]

July 6, 2022

“Individualism and Property,” a letter to the Editor of Freedom by Mildred J. Loomis, 1965


1946-Today, Laurance Labadie, Mildred Loomis

Dear Editors, I welcome the attempt to distinguish between individualist and communist anarchism, but so far the discussions in your paper have been too general. They spend too much time on generalities—on whether an individualist anarchist lacks altruism and whether the communist anarchist needs more self-expression, etc., etc. I’m wondering whether others […]

May 30, 2022

Malfew Seklew Pronounces Proletarians in Purgatory


1845-1945, Events, Malfew Seklew

Sirfessor Malfew Seklew takes on the Social Democratic Federation as reported in Justice Saturday for August 9, 1902. DEBATE, Sunday, August 10, at 6.30 p.m., on “Meadows,” Edinburgh, between GEORGE DOULL (S.D.F.) and MALFEW SEKLEW (the Apostle of Atheogism), on “Why the Proletarians are in Purgatory.” ANARCHISTS IN EDINBURGH. DEAR COMRADE, In your last issue […]

May 11, 2022

Dora Marsden for the Prosecution


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SOUTHPORT ELECTION SEQUEL POLICE COURT PROCEEDINGS The Southport Police Court was crowded today when John Aspinall, Peter James Halsall and James Sumner were charged with assault by Miss Mary Gawthorpe, Miss Dora Marsden and Miss Mabel Capper, suffragists, and there was a further summons brought by Miss Dora Marsden and others against Councillor Dr Arthur […]

May 4, 2022

Dora Marsden Ephemera


1845-1945, Dora Marsden, Journals, The Egoist 1914

Two minor previously undocumented ephemeral mentions of Dora Marsden, editor of The Egoist. First, two lines from the book-length poem The Atheist by George Bedborough (London: Garden City Press, 1919)… “Dora Marsden writes well and so do her friends, / But The Egoist sometimes to crankiness tends.” Second, an advertisement for The Egoist which appeared […]

April 27, 2022