Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand defected from the U.S.S.R. and came to the the U.S., where her anti-collectivist writings formed the intellectual basis for Objectivism.

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An Objectivist Case for Libertarianism

by Neera K. Badhwar on Aug 30, 2017

Despite her disavowal of the label “libertarian,” Ayn Rand’s ethics provide a justification for libertarian political institutions.

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Objectivism

by David Kelley on Aug 15, 2008

Objectivism, the moral philosophy expressed by Ayn Rand, celebrates individualism and argues that humans morally should work towards their own happiness.