Journal of Libertarian Studies

Self-Ownership and Consent: The Contractarian Liberalism of Richard Overton

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

In the 1640s, an unknown English printer by the name of Richard Overton suddenly surfaced, seemingly out of nowhere, and catapulted himself into national attention and controversy, only to disappear almost as suddenly into an equally obscure nowhere.

Volume 15, Number 1 (2000)


Kurrild-Klitgaard, Peter. “Self-Ownership and Consent: The Contractarian Liberalism of Richard Overton.” Journal of Libertarian Studies 15, No. 1 (2000): 43–96.

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