Max Stirner

[Revised entry by David Leopold on September 17, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Max Stirner (1806 - 1856) is best known as the author of the idiosyncratic and provocative book entitled
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[Revised entry by David Leopold on September 17, 2015. Changes to: Main text, Bibliography] Max Stirner (1806 - 1856) is best known as the author of the idiosyncratic and provocative book entitled Der Einzige und sein Eigenthum (1844). Familiar in English as The Ego and Its Own (a more literal translation would be The Unique Individual and his Property), both the form and content of Stirner's work are disconcerting. He challenges expectations about how political and philosophical argument should be conducted, and seeks to...

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