These are places to go to if you are looking for People:
- Featured Author - periodically we feature an author who has been especially important in developing ideas about individual liberty. In 2008 we are recognizing the 400th anniversary of the English poet and revolutionary politician John Milton.
- Alphabetical List of People - you can browse the website by looking at an alphabetical list of authors.
- People by Historical Period - authors are also grouped into historical periods (see the list at the left in the navigation menu).
- Liberty Fund Authors - many books published by Liberty Fund are also available online. This is a list of works sorted alphabetically by author.
- Biographies - there are many biographical essays about important thinkers and authors.
- Schools of Thought - many authors are grouped into schools of thought to show how they are related intellectually to each other (e.g. The French Enlightenment).
- The Great Books - the founder of Liberty Fund, Pierre Goodrich, had his own selection of the authors who wrote the great books. They are displayed here as they appear on the walls in the Goodrich Seminar Room at Wabash College, Crawfordsville, Indiana.
- Women and Liberty - numerous women have written about individual liberty. There are listed here.
- Timelines - there are a number of timelines which visually display the life and work of important authors as well as various significant debates about key issues.
- Essays - there are essays on key concepts and important individuals with links back to the relevant books.
- Forgotten Gems - some authors and books fall through the cracks and are undeservedly forgotten over time. We attempt revive interest in them here.
- Conversations - we have recorded a number of converstation with authors of Liberty Fund books and some of the most significant economists and politcial philosophers of our time in our Intellectual Portrait Series. They are avaible for download in various audio formats.
To find out more about how to use the OLL, see the "How to..." section or the detailed User Guides. Or contact us with specific questions and suggestions for improvement.