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Levy, Joseph Hiam

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1838-1913) UK economist, journalist and author, active from before 1870, in politics a radical individualist whose later arguments prefigure American thought many years later (see Libertarian SF), and which led him to oppose vaccination and other social measures (in this, too, he prefigured later positions). An Individualist's Utopia (1912) presents in lightly fictionalized terms a Utopia drawn up on these lines, with an emphasis on Eugenics. [JC]

Joseph Hiam Levy

born London: 17 July 1838

died London: 11 November 1913



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