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The Storm (1976)

Introduction Mark A. Sullivan began “The Storm” in 1976 and formed The Mackay Society around 1982. A few different people have been listed as co-editors, but Jim Kernochan was co-editor from Issue 4/5 to 14/15.  The last issue of The Storm known to UoE as of this writing is the Issue 16/17, and it […]

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“Fifty Years Later” by André Arru

Here is the second text of André Arru on Stirner, written in 1988 with the title “Fifty Years After”; He was subsequently published and complemented by the first (“Unique and his property of Max Stirner” by René Saulère), by the Libertaire (Le Havre) on six numbers between June 1988 and February 1989, and then in […]

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Hegel and Stirner: Thesis and Antithesis by Lawrence Stepelevich

HEGEL AND STIRNER: THESIS AND ANTITHESIS LAWRENCE S. STEPELEVICH The recent profusion of studies directed to uncovering the “Young Marx” has also provoked some renewed interest in his contemporary, Johann Caspar Schmidt (1806-1856), better known as Max Stirner. With a few exceptions, the most important being William Brazill’s The Young Hegelians, Stirner has been retained in his […]

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“Max Stirner” by James Huneker

What shall it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his own Ego ? That is practically the question put by Max Stirner in his once celebrated, forgotten and now resuscitated book, The Ego and His Own (Der Einzige und sein Eigenthum). Some one has called man a metaphysical animal; he […]

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The Revival of Max Stirner by Lawrence Stepelevich

THE REVIVAL OF MAX STIRNER BY LAWRENCE S. STEPELEVICH In November 1844, Engels wrote his second letter to Marx. 1 He reported first on a visit to Moses Hess in Cologne, and then went on to note that Hess had given him a press copy of a new book by Max Stirner, Der Einzige und Sein Eigenthum. 2 Johann Caspar […]

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EGO-09

THE EGOIST (formerly EGO) No 9 1987 Thirty Five Pence CONTROVERSY: More On Archists, Anarchists And Egoists… Comments From An Anarchist Fritz R. Ward I was not overly impressed with your article “Archists, Anarchists and Egoists” in the last issue of The Egoist. In using Clark’s definition of anarchism, which I think applies only to […]

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The Lumberjack / Voice of the People (1913)

MIGHT IS RIGHT were the first words on the first page in the first issue of these newspapers, and the words MIGHT IS RIGHT appeared in the masthead of every issue. MIGHT IS RIGHT was the philosophy of The Lumberjack / Voice of the People, as confirmed by the many references to Ragnar […]

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EGO-04

EGO AND SOCIETY S.E. Parker We live in the Age of Society. On every side pundits of various political and moral. hues pontificate about the “need” for a society that is “caring”, “compassionate”, “moral”, even “Christian”. They proclaim differing degrees of real or assumed fervour that “society” should or ought to do […]

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NS-20

non serviam #20ContentsEditor’s WordMax Stirner The Great Philosopher Of EgoismThe political StirnerStirner’s EgoismAfter StirnerHistorical ConclusionPostscript on FeminismFootnotesMy thought’s on n’ought! J.W. von Goethenon serviam #20 Contents Editor’s Word Svein Olav Nyberg: Max Stirner – the great philosopher of Egoism (Part 2 of 2) J.W. von Goethe: Vanitas! (translated by Wm. Flygare) Editor’s Word Since the […]

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EGO-08

EGO No. 8 1986 Archists, Anarchists and Egoists S.E.Parker “I am an anarchist! Wherefore I will not rule And also ruled I will not be.” — John Henry Mackay “What I get by force I get by force, and what I do not get by force I have no right to.” — Max Stirner In […]