Egoism | 2017 Review | Reason Magazine


1845-1945, Egoism, Reviews, Stand Alone

The most famous individualist anarchist journal of 19th century America was Liberty, edited by the fiery polemicist Benjamin Tucker. But Liberty wasn’t the movement’s only periodical, and anyone interested in that period of libertarian history should welcome any chance to examine the outlets edited by figures with different sensibilities. So it’s good to see Georgia and Henry Replogle’s […]

February 16, 2018

“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

J.L.Walker’s “Philosophy of Egoism” | 1906 Review | NOW Journal


1845-1945, Book, James L. Walker, Reviews

A review of the first egoist book in America, from a spiritualist, new age journal titled NOW: A Journal of Affirmation, Vol. VI.  No. 7, of March 1906. findacenter.com defines “New Thought” as “…a spiritual path or movement formed primarily by Suffragettes. Abolitionists and Free Thinkers guided by Core Concepts which include: co-creation, human rights and scientific […]

January 5, 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

“Max Stirner’s Egoism” by John P. Clark | 1977 Review | Cienfuegos Press


Bibliographic, Book, Max Stirner, Reviews, Sidney E. Parker, Trevor Blake

This review, credited to “Individualist,” appeared in Cinfuegos Press Anarchist Review Number 2 (1977). British spellings retained from original.  – Trevor Blake Anarchism is not a doctrine of love, nonviolence or even freedom. This is a description of the society at which we are aiming. It is not for revolutionaries to idealise aims but resist […]

November 2, 2016