Tag Archive: William Godwin

Aug 04

August 4: The Necessity of Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley

Percy Bysshe Shelley (1792) It was on this date, August 4, 1792, that the third-greatest British poet, Percy Bysshe Shelley, was born at Field Place near Horsham, the son of a Member of Parliament. Along with developing a strong dislike for political tyranny, after reading the radical writings of Thomas Paine, William Godwin and Baron …

Continue reading »

Permanent link to this article: http://freethoughtalmanac.com/?p=2810

Apr 27

April 27: Mary Wollstonecraft

Mary Wollstonecraft

Wollstonecraft argued that to obtain social equality society must rid itself of the monarchy as well as the church and military hierarchies.

Permanent link to this article: http://freethoughtalmanac.com/?p=2058

Feb 10

February 10: Charles Lamb

Charles Lamb

Lamb was a complete agnostic from 1801, and from 1829 he was no longer even a Unitarian.

Permanent link to this article: http://freethoughtalmanac.com/?p=1332