George H. Smith

INDIVIDUALISM: A READER

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http://www.amazon.com/Individualism-Reader-George-H-Smith/dp/1939709636

My new book, Individualism: A Reader (an anthology that I co-edited with Marilyn Moore and for which I wrote the Introduction), is now available from Amazon. This is the first in a series of Readers to be published by Libertarianism.org. The second will be Critics of State Education: A Reader. (This is nearly completed.) The third will be on Herbert Spencer. Subsequent volumes are still in the planning stage, but Marilyn and I will keep churning them out until L.org pulls the plug.

Since there is no "Look Inside" feature on the Amazon page, here is the Table of Contents:

Individualism: A Reader. Edited by George H. Smith and Marilyn Moore. With an Introduction by George H. Smith. Published by Libertarianism.org, 2015.

C O N T E N T S

Preface ix

Introduction by George H. Smith 1

PART I: Individuality 27
1. Wilhelm von Humboldt, “Of the Individual Man, and the Highest Ends of His Existence” 29
2. John Stuart Mill, “Of Individuality” 37
3. Oscar Wilde, from The Soul of Man Under Socialism 61
4. Michel de Montaigne, “Of Preparation” 64

PART II: Social Individualism 69
5. J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, from “What Is an American?” 71
6. St. Augustine of Hippo, from The City of God 73
7. Nathaniel Niles, from Two Discourses on Liberty 75
8. Voltairine de Cleyre, from “The Dominant Idea” 77
9. Mary Wollstonecraft, from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman 80
10. “Marriage of Lillian Harman and Edwin C. Walker” 87

PART III: Moral Individualism 95
11. Richard Overton, An Arrow Against All Tyrants 97
12. Peter Annet, from Social Bliss Considered 102
13. Lysander Spooner, from “Vices Are Not Crimes” 107
14. Henry Wilson, “Archbishop Temple on Betting” 112
15. Francis Dashwood Tandy, from Voluntary Socialism 114
16. Josiah Warren, from True Civilization 125
17. Thomas Hodgskin, from The Natural and Artificial Right of Property Contrasted 135

PART IV: Political Individualism 141
18. William Wollaston, from The Religion of
Nature Delineated 143
19. Angelina E. Grimke, from Letters to
Catherine E. Beecher 152
20. Auberon Herbert, from The Voluntaryist Creed 155

PART V: Religious Individualism 173
21. Elisha Williams, from The Essential Rights
and Liberties of Protestants 175
22: George Jacob Holyoake, from “Free
Thought—Its Conditions, Agreements, and
Secular Results” 177
23. Robert G. Ingersoll, from “Individuality” 183
PART VI: Economic Individualism 189
24. Henry Wilson, A Catechism of Individualism 191
25. Antoine Destutt de Tracy, from A Treatise on Political Economy 220
26. H. M. Robertson, from Aspects of the Rise of Economic Individualism 222

Recommended Reading 225



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Congratulations and satisfaction to you two on bringing this one together and those to come. They look to be quite rich and an enduring help.

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I should add that the official release date for the Individualism Reader is April 7, though Amazon appears to be shipping now. But when the book is officially released, a free digital download will be available, along with an audio version of the book.

Ghs

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I will snap up your Spencer book as soon as it is published. Spencer is one of the more interesting intellectual of the late Victorian period.

Ba'al Chatzaf

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WHO IS JOHN BRANT/

Catchy...

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I should add that the official release date for the Individualism Reader is April 7, though Amazon appears to be shipping now. But when the book is officially released, a free digital download will be available, along with an audio version of the book.

Ghs

When does the audio version come out? If it's already out I can't find it.

Who's the reader?

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http://www.amazon.com/Individualism-Reader-George-H-Smith/dp/1939709636

My new book, Individualism: A Reader (an anthology that I co-edited with Marilyn Moore and for which I wrote the Introduction), is now available from Amazon. This is the first in a series of Readers to be published by Libertarianism.org. The second will be Critics of State Education: A Reader. (This is nearly completed.) The third will be on Herbert Spencer. Subsequent volumes are still in the planning stage, but Marilyn and I will keep churning them out until L.org pulls the plug.

Since there is no "Look Inside" feature on the Amazon page, here is the Table of Contents:

Individualism: A Reader. Edited by George H. Smith and Marilyn Moore. With an Introduction by George H. Smith. Published by Libertarianism.org, 2015.

C O N T E N T S

Preface ix

Introduction by George H. Smith 1

PART I: Individuality 27

1. Wilhelm von Humboldt, “Of the Individual Man, and the Highest Ends of His Existence” 29

2. John Stuart Mill, “Of Individuality” 37

3. Oscar Wilde, from The Soul of Man Under Socialism 61

4. Michel de Montaigne, “Of Preparation” 64

PART II: Social Individualism 69

5. J. Hector St. John de Crèvecoeur, from “What Is an American?” 71

6. St. Augustine of Hippo, from The City of God 73

7. Nathaniel Niles, from Two Discourses on Liberty 75

8. Voltairine de Cleyre, from “The Dominant Idea” 77

9. Mary Wollstonecraft, from A Vindication of the Rights of Woman 80

10. “Marriage of Lillian Harman and Edwin C. Walker” 87

PART III: Moral Individualism 95

11. Richard Overton, An Arrow Against All Tyrants 97

12. Peter Annet, from Social Bliss Considered 102

13. Lysander Spooner, from “Vices Are Not Crimes” 107

14. Henry Wilson, “Archbishop Temple on Betting” 112

15. Francis Dashwood Tandy, from Voluntary Socialism 114

16. Josiah Warren, from True Civilization 125

17. Thomas Hodgskin, from The Natural and Artificial Right of Property Contrasted 135

PART IV: Political Individualism 141

18. William Wollaston, from The Religion of

Nature Delineated 143

19. Angelina E. Grimke, from Letters to

Catherine E. Beecher 152

20. Auberon Herbert, from The Voluntaryist Creed 155

PART V: Religious Individualism 173

21. Elisha Williams, from The Essential Rights

and Liberties of Protestants 175

22: George Jacob Holyoake, from “Free

Thought—Its Conditions, Agreements, and

Secular Results” 177

23. Robert G. Ingersoll, from “Individuality” 183

PART VI: Economic Individualism 189

24. Henry Wilson, A Catechism of Individualism 191

25. Antoine Destutt de Tracy, from A Treatise on Political Economy 220

26. H. M. Robertson, from Aspects of the Rise of Economic Individualism 222

Recommended Reading 225

Ghs

It looks real good. I have ordered a copy....

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I should add that the official release date for the Individualism Reader is April 7, though Amazon appears to be shipping now. But when the book is officially released, a free digital download will be available, along with an audio version of the book.

Ghs

When does the audio version come out? If it's already out I can't find it.

Who's the reader?

I think all these readings are professionally done.

--Brant

correct me when if I'm gone wrong

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I think all these readings are professionally done.

Some are good, some aren't. Jeff Riggenbach is always good, and would be an ideal choice for this material, IMO.

correct me when if I'm gone wrong

I already have a full time job. :laugh:

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Marilyn and I are now proofing the narration for the audio version of the Individualism Reader. I don't know when it will be available, but it shouldn't be very long.

The narrator is James Foster, the same guy who narrates the podcast versions of my Excursions Essays. He reads well and has a pleasant voice. I am happy with the job he does with my Essays, though some mistakes have crept in here and there.

Ghs

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I received a copy of the book two days ago and started reading it. I like your style. Very clear, very well documented. you are a scholar. I will produce some kind of critical review after I have finished it, but I am enjoying the reading thus far.

George, you are very good at your craft.

Ba'al Chatzaf

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