Announcements, Ayn Rand & Objectivism
The Fountainhead Reading Group with Andrew Bernstein
Craig Biddle January 14, 2022
Here’s an opportunity to enrich your life with a deep dive into Ayn Rand’s soul-fueling novel The Fountainhead.
Announcements, TOS-Con News
Ayaan Hirsi Ali Will Speak at TOS-Con 2022
Craig Biddle January 7, 2022
I’m delighted to announce that Ayaan Hirsi Ali has joined the roster for TOS-Con 2022: Philosophy for Freedom and Flourishing (June 22–25 in Denver), where she will speak and participate in a panel discussion.
Cal Newport on Mission, Mastery, and Flourishing at Work
Jon Hersey December 23, 2021
I recently spoke with Cal Newport about living the “deep life,” how our standard operating procedures are diminishing our ability to do meaningful work and what to do about it, and about what he’s learned from heroes such as Lincoln and Socrates about building a better world.
Arts & Culture, Biographies
Henry Kitchell Webster’s Life-Loving, Pro-Business Fiction
Dianne Durante December 22, 2021
Henry Kitchell Webster's novels have charming, intelligent characters who pursue their goals in unusual ways. They show that there’s no good reason “why a serious novel should not be a good story."
Arts & Culture, Reviews
Louis Sullivan’s Idea by Tim Samuelson and Chris Ware
Timothy Sandefur December 16, 2021
Louis H. Sullivan's buildings are the remaining monuments to a genius who gave voice, as no artist had ever done before, to the distinctive achievement of the modern age: the skyscraper. Hopefully, books such as this will help ensure that this master builder is never forgotten.
Peter Boghossian and Zilvinas Silenas will speak at TOS-Con 2022
Craig Biddle December 15, 2021
The plot thickens . . . Peter Boghossian and Zilvinas Silenas will speak at TOS-Con 2022: Philosophy for Freedom and Flourishing.