“The American transcendentalists seem like pantywaists by comparison…” | 2017 Review | Chip Smith


1845-1945, 1946-Today, Book, Egoism, James L. Walker, Kevin I. Slaughter, Max Stirner, Reviews

Egoism: The First Two Volumes 1890-1892 A review by Chip Smith Despite the marginal influence of Max Stirner, the intellectual and cultural milieu of late 19th century egoism has received little scholarly attention to date. This is a shame because the early egoists exposited a unique and radical vision of human autonomy — peppered with anarchist, […]

January 19, 2018

“Old Mad Max is back with a vengeance!” | 2017 Review | Michael Moynihan


Benjamin DeCasseres, Book, Clarence Lee Swartz, Der Geist, Dora Marsden, James L. Walker, John Basil Barnhill, Kevin I. Slaughter, Malfew Seklew, Max Stirner, Ragnar Redbeard, Reviews, Steven T. Byington, Trevor Blake

Der Geist: The Journal of Egoism from 1845 to 1945 a review by Michael Moynihan, author of Lords of Chaos Available from Amazon.com or Underworld Amusements. “Old Mad Max is back with a vengeance! The first issue Der Geist is a tight cluster of time bombs, many of which have been quietly ticking away in forgotten corners for […]

December 22, 2017

Anthony M. Ludovici’s Egoism


1845-1945, 1946-Today, Max Stirner

The Union of Egoists project tries to make a distinction between Egoism that is explicitly inspired or intellectually descended from Max Stirner, and things that are merely egoistic. There are many people who one could say were egoists, and wrote things that were perfectly egoistic, but we have to draw […]

December 18, 2017

Amongst Rebels, Artists, and Modernists


Benjamin DeCasseres, Max Stirner

The Ferrer School, established in 1911, became an important focus of cultural and social ferment in the years preceding the First World War. In New York City this was a period of extraordinary intellectual brilliance, in which many of the seminal ideas of the twentieth-century politics and art were being developed. Visitors to the Center […]

November 20, 2017

Announcing Der Geist: The Journal of Egoism from 1845 to 1945 Vol.1 No.1


1845-1945, 1946-Today, Benjamin DeCasseres, Bibliographic, Clarence Lee Swartz, Der Geist, Dora Marsden, Events, James L. Walker, John Basil Barnhill, Kevin I. Slaughter, Malfew Seklew, Max Stirner, Ragnar Redbeard, Trevor Blake

April 1st, 2016 heralded in the beginning of UnionOfEgoists.com, and today (October 25th, 2017, the 211th birthday of Max Stirner) we announce its official journal: DER GEIST.   Purchase from: Underworld Amusements Purchase from Amazon.com:  US | MX | CA | UK | DE | FR | IT Library Edition, fifty dollars (please inquire) DER GEIST (Trevor Blake, editor) is an English-language journal for an international audience, publishing original scholarship […]

October 25, 2017