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  2. Online Library of Liberty

    Online Library of Liberty The OLL is a curated collection of scholarly works that engage with vital questions of liberty. Spanning the centuries from Hammurabi to Hume, and collecting material on topics from art and economics to law and political theory, the OLL provides you with a rich variety of texts to explore and consider.

  3. The Project Gutenberg eBook of Gulliver’s Travels, by ...

    All crimes against the state, are punished here with the utmost severity; but, if the person accused makes his innocence plainly to appear upon his trial, the accuser is immediately put to an ignominious death; and out of his goods or lands the innocent person is quadruply recompensed for the loss of his time, for the danger he underwent, for ...

  4. John Wesley, 1703-1791. Thoughts upon Slavery

    Page 5. And was become general in most other kingdoms of Europe, before the middle of the fourteenth. 4. From this time slavery was nearly extinct, till the commencement of the fifteenth century, when the discovery of America, and of the western and eastern coasts of Africa, gave occasion to the revival of it.

  5. Problem of evil - Wikipedia

    David Hume traced what he asserted as the psychological origins of virtue but not the vices. Rorty says "He dispels the superstitious remnants of a Manichean battle: the forces of good and evil warring in the will" concluding instead that human beings project their own subjective disapproval onto events and actions.

  6. Lysander Spooner - Wikipedia

    "Vices Are Not Crimes: A Vindication of Moral Liberty" (1875) "Our Financiers: Their Ignorance, Usurpations and Frauds" (1877) "Gold and Silver as Standards of Value: The Flagrant Cheat in Regard to Them" (1878) "Natural Law, or the Science of Justice" (1882) "A Letter to Thomas F. Bayard" (1882)

  7. The gathered illhumour of many years, aggravated by the confident assurance of the Hegelians, found vent at length in the introduction to his next book, where Hegel's works are described as three-quarters utter absurdity and one-quarter mere paradox - a specimen of the language in which during his subsequent career he used to advert to his three predecessors Fichte, Schelling, but above all Hegel.

  8. [Andrew Heywood] Political Theory, Third Edition (

    From The City of Reason vol 6 The Social Concept of the City by Dr Peter Critchley Associationalism has become relevant again after a long period of eclipse by state socialism and liberal democracy (Hirst 1994:2).

  9. LGBT history - Wikipedia

    Female homosexuality was not, technically, a crime and thus gay women were generally not treated as harshly as gay men. Although there are some scattered reports that gay women were sometimes imprisoned for their sexuality, most would have been imprisoned for other reasons, i.e. "anti-social".

  10. List of feminist literature - Wikipedia

    The Nobility and Excellence of Women and the Defects and Vices of Men Lucrezia Marinella (1601) A Muzzle for Melastomus, the Cynical Baiter of, and Foul-mouthed Barker Against Eve's Sex. Or An Apologetical Answer to that Irreligious and Illiterate Pamphlet Made by Jo. Sw. And By Him Entitled, "The Arraignment of Women", Rachel Speght (1617)

  11. Letters from a Stoic by Seneca | Goodreads

    Lucius Annaeus Seneca (often known simply as Seneca or Seneca the Younger); ca. 4 BC – 65 AD) was a Roman Stoic philosopher, statesman, dramatist, and in one work humorist, of the Silver Age of Latin literature.