i-studies (2011)

i, also known as i-studies, was a journal published by Svein Olav Nyberg in March of 2011. Only one issue was published, but the website it was hosted on contained a great deal of egoist material.

After the launch of UnionOfEgoists.com, the journal and other material from i-studies.com was transferred over and slowly integrated into the website.


The name i is at a lucky crossroads of many meanings. Perhaps most familiar will be the i of individualism, picking up on Max Stirner’s post-hegelian individualism. Other honorary words are integrity and intuition. But i also stands simply for the personal pronoun, lower-cased to an unassuming, simple fact rather than capitalized like a royal presumption. This because i have found genuine individualists to be far less self-promoting and assuming than what is the general norm, an i from the inside and out rather than by name and appearance. Finally, the name is a pranky mathematical joke on the name of Sid Parker’s old ‘zine, since i = √ −1


Subtitle: (none)
Editor: Svein Olav Nyberg
Contributors: Lawrence Stepelevich, Ken MacLeod, Svein Olav Nyberg
Subjects: Egoism, Max  Stirner

Index of Issues

i | Issue 1 | Date

Original PDF
Subtitle/Theme: Xxxxxx
edited by: Svein Olav Nyberg
Issue One Cover

i-studies journal issue one cover

Editor’s Word by Svein Olav Nyberg 3
Beyond Atheism by Lawrence Stepelevich 4
Max Stirner’s Dialectical Egoism, A New
Interpretation by John Welsh a review by Ken MacLeod
Goodbye, Non Serviam by Svein Olav Nyberg 19