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Peter Richards

Peter Richards is a businessman and writer in Hampshire, England. He is a life member of the Rationalist Press Association and a member of the British Humanist Association, the Society for Individual Freedom, and the Freedom Association. He has also contributed to The Individual,The Freethinker, and Right Now!

Herbert Spencer: Social Darwinist or Libertarian Prophet?

Mises DailyNovember 4, 2010
Herbert Spencer is often misrepresented in textbooks and websites as a "social Darwinist," but these claims describe a mythical Spencer that never existed. The real Spencer was quite different. The real Spencer often expressed views quite similar to modern-day libertarians.

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John Lilburne: The First English Libertarian

Mises DailyMarch 29, 2008
Lilburne's courageous campaigns for liberty resulted in him spending much of his life in prisons...

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