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Peter Richards

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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!

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John Lilburne: The First English Libertarian

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07/30/2022Mises Daily Articles
Lilburne's courageous campaigns for liberty resulted in his spending much of his life in prisons.
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Herbert Spencer: Social Darwinist or Libertarian Prophet?

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11/04/2010Mises Daily Articles
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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