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Enjoy Parenting with Lisa VanDamme

Lisa VanDamme has an inspiring passion about the value-oriented raising of children and their education. Ayn Rand Centre UK is delighted to announce that she will join them for a weekly show on parenting, starting this Thursday at 7 pm UK time (2 pm Eastern). Also a great listen: Rethinking Education.

14 Years of Leonard Peikoff at the Ford Hall Forum Now Online

“In 1961, Ayn Rand received a speaking invitation from the Ford Hall Forum, an organization that sponsors free public lectures on social and political issues. She spoke there almost every year until her death. From 1982 to 2003, philosopher Leonard Peikoff continued that tradition. During this period, Peikoff gave over a dozen talks in which he applied Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, to a wide range of topics. Peikoff’s talks are now available on ARI Campus and ARI’s YouTube channel. There are fourteen lectures for you to explore, including lesson 1: “The Sanction of the Victims.” This talk, written by Ayn Rand and presented… Read More »14 Years of Leonard Peikoff at the Ford Hall Forum Now Online

Ayn Rand Institute Names Tal Tsfany As New CEO

The Ayn Rand Institute (ARI), the leading center for the advancement of Objectivism, today announced that its board of directors has unanimously chosen Tal Tsfany as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer (CEO). Tsfany, who currently serves as a consultant, will succeed Jim Brown, the current president and CEO, on June 29. “Jim Brown is a significant supporter of ARI, and he took on the role as CEO in 2016 with the proviso that he would help find a long-term CEO within three years,” said Yaron Brook, ARI’s chairman of the board. “Tal had been interested in the ARI… Read More »Ayn Rand Institute Names Tal Tsfany As New CEO

ARI Campus: Free Online Courses Based on Ayn Rand’s Philosophy Objectivism

ARI is happy to announce the launch of a new version of Ayn Rand Institute Campus, ARI’s online education website includes several exciting new features, including almost sixty complete essays by Ayn Rand and Leonard Peikoff, and more than 140 hours of audio-visual content across sixteen courses, including updated videos and new quiz content. In addition to the video lectures that form the backbone of our lessons and courses, ARI Campus offers a wealth of articles, written by Ayn Rand and other scholars, that you can read online. Another great resource is The Ayn Rand Lexicon, which features extensive quotations… Read More »ARI Campus: Free Online Courses Based on Ayn Rand’s Philosophy Objectivism

Ayn Rand Influenced Professor Trounces “Conservative” House Majority Leader Eric Cantor

Who is Dave Brat? According to the The Washington Post Capitalism and ethics drive Brat’s world view. Clearly he is not Objectivist. But he is a welcome step in the moral direction. From Dave Brat Runs A $500,000 Program To Push Ayn Rand’s Ideas At College: Dave Brat, who stunned Washington, D.C. by upsetting House Majority Leader Eric Cantor (R-VA) in a primary Tuesday, is a college professor. At Randolph-Macon College, a small Virginia liberal arts school, Brat chairs the economics and business department. But he does more than that. Brat is also the director of the school’s BB&T Moral… Read More »Ayn Rand Influenced Professor Trounces “Conservative” House Majority Leader Eric Cantor

BOOK: Teaching Johnny to Think: A Philosophy of Education Based on the Principles of Ayn Rand’s Objectivism

  Dr. Peikoff makes a compelling case for a rational system of education by contrasting three schools of philosophy and the different educational alternatives they propose to replace our present system. He translates the usual abstract discussions in this field into material easily comprehensible to the reader. In the process, he defines a proper methodology and curriculum that will produce thinking high school graduates confident of their ability to achieve their goals. Leonard Peikoff is the preeminent Rand scholar writing today. He worked closely with Ayn Rand in New York City for thirty years and was designated by her as… Read More »BOOK: Teaching Johnny to Think: A Philosophy of Education Based on the Principles of Ayn Rand’s Objectivism

Video: Ayn Rand’s Moral Defense of Capitalism

On November 5, 2011 Yaron Brook, President & Executive Director of the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights, spoke at Evening At FEE about Ayn Rand’s moral defense of capitalism. The event was hosted by the Foundation for Economic Education. To find out more about freedom and the free-market visit: http://www.fee.org

Ayn Rand, Illegal Immigrant

Adam Reed on Ayn Rand, Illegal Immigrant: Ayn Rand’s 106th birthday is being celebrated today by people all over the world, including many who would (if they only could) escape the various tyrannies under which they happened to be born, people whose most burning desire is to become Americans. Her birthday is also being celebrated, incoherently, by many Americans actively engaged in keeping those would-be Americans out. Ayn Rand was an “Illegal Immigrant.” Scare quotes because, in the moral sense, it is the laws that deny, to some persons, the enjoyment of their natural individual rights solely because of the… Read More »Ayn Rand, Illegal Immigrant

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