The Ego and His Own, the seminal defence of individualism,
coloured the thinking of Friedrich Nietzsche, Max Ernst, Henrik
Ibsen and Victor Serge, among many others, some of whom would
vigorously deny any such influence in later years. Less reticent
was Marcel Duchamp, who described Max Stirner as the philosopher
most important to his work.
Challenging the religious, philosophical and political constraints
on personal freedom, Stirner criticizes all... more...