Additional Web Sites
The Ayn Rand Institute (ARI), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization headquartered in Irvine, California, works to introduce young people to Ayn Rand’s novels, to support scholarship and research based on her ideas, and to promote the principles of reason, rational self-interest, individual rights and laissez-faire capitalism to the widest possible audience.
The Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights (ARC) is a public policy and media center in Washington, DC. A division of the Ayn Rand Institute, the Center advocates for individual rights, with an emphasis on the morality of business and capitalism.
This blog will bring the unrivaled power of Ayn Rand’s timeless philosophic principles to today’s most important economic issues in order to show how, in case after case, the problem we face is government intervention and the solution is to free the economy.
Voices for Reason is the blog of the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights. Voices for Reason analyzes and comments on current events from the perspective of Ayn Rand’s philosophy of reason, individualism, and capitalism.
ARC’s new multimedia Web site, ARCTV, collects recordings of ARC media appearances, including lectures, radio and TV interviews, video op-eds and much more. Content includes recordings hosted by ARC, as well as links to recordings of ARC speakers on other sites.
Principles of a Free Society presents Ayn Rand’s explanation of what makes individuals and societies truly free.
Atlasshrugged.com is dedicated to Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand’s great novel about the mysterious disappearance of the world’s greatest innovators and industrialists.
This collection of essays by Ayn Rand and other Objectivist writers offers a philosophical and moral defense of capitalism and reveals the importance of consistently maintaining the right principles in the corporate environment at all levels of business, from daily operations to executive decisions. Essential and practical, Why Businessmen Need Philosophy provides the grounding for the rational thinking required to defend companies from ideological attacks.
Years after 9/11 and in the shadow of two protracted U.S. military campaigns in the Middle East, the enemy is not only undefeated but emboldened and resurgent. What went wrong—and what should we do going forward? Winning the Unwinnable War is a new book that offers principled answers to these questions.
Through a special arrangement with the publisher, the editor and the Estate of Ayn Rand, The Ayn Rand Institute has received permission to present The Ayn Rand Lexicon—now available in its entirety, free of charge, to Web visitors. Edited by Harry Binswanger, and with an introduction by Leonard Peikoff, this book presents all of the key ideas of Ayn Rand’s philosophy, in an encyclopedic reference.
A new way to shop for the most complete selection of Ayn Rand’s works available on the Internet.
Ayn Rand described Objectivism as “a philosophy for living on earth”—as the means of guiding one’s everyday, practical life. Objectivist conferences are an excellent way of learning more about the ideas that underlie Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.
A resource for educators on Ayn Rand’s novels. The site features information about Ayn Rand’s works and ideas, as well as sample lesson plans and teaching materials.
This resource is designed to provide students with important information about Ayn Rand and her works. The site is a helpful tool for students who want a better understanding of the novels—or for anyone else who is a fan of Ayn Rand’s fiction.
What was Ayn Rand like as a person? What was the character and personality of one who could conceive such grand ideas, and present them so memorably and powerfully in novels like Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead? This Web Site offers the complete text of Facets of Ayn Rand, a memoir by Mary Ann and Charles Sures, two longtime friends of Ayn Rand.
The OAC is the first and only educational institution of its kind. The OAC offers a systematic program of instruction in the essentials of the philosophy of Objectivism and in the nature of objective thought and communication. Their mission is to help develop the intellectuals of tomorrow: the lecturers, teachers and writers who will uphold reason and objectivity in the culture.
Launched in 2005 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ayn Rand’s birth, on February 2, 1905.