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The Atlas Society promotes open Objectivism: the philosophy of reason, achievement, individualism, and freedom.


Ayn Rand

About Objectivism

Objectivism is the philosophy founded by Ayn Rand (1905–1982), the author of Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead, The Virtue of Selfishness, and other works. It is a philosophy of reason, individualism, respect for achievement, and freedom.

As the founders of open Objectivism we believe that the philosophy is a body of knowledge open to expansion and revision, through rational inquiry and open discussion and debate.
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About Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand is America’s most controversial individualist. She penned philosophical non-fiction works of such originality and power that she was credited by stunned intellectuals as having single-handedly solved an ancient philosophical puzzle.The new philosophy which she founded through her fiction and her later essays and articles is called Objectivism.
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July 29: CATO Book Forum features The Republican Party's Civil War: Will Freedom Win? 
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David Kelley on egalitarianism and welfare rights (1991 video)
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1967 audio recording: Ayn Rand on the difference between Objectivism and Nietzsche's philosophy
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