Cal Newport to Speak at TOS-Con 2021
TOS Admin January 29, 2021
In his talk, "Your Superpower for Success in a Distracted World," Dr. Newport will discuss principles and practices for engaging in deep work, concentrating without distraction, and pushing your cognitive capabilities to their limit.
Discovering the Good: Morality, and Where It Comes From
TOS Admin December 4, 2020
On December 14 at 2:00 pm ET, the Ayn Rand Centre UK will host a discussion on the nature and source of morality with Craig Biddle and Douglas Murray.
Your New Alternative for Advancing Objectivism
Craig Biddle December 1, 2020
If you want to support an educational organization that advances Ayn Rand’s philosophy, you have a powerful new alternative: Objective Standard Institute.
From the Editor, Winter 2020
Craig Biddle November 20, 2020
Welcome to the Winter 2020 issue of The Objective Standard. Features include “Reinventing Flight: An Interview with Blake Scholl,” interviewed by Jon Hersey; “Corporations and Political Corruption: The Curse of Cronyism and How to End It” by Michael Dahlen; “Ex-Muslims on the Front Lines in the Battle for Civil Society” by Faith Quintero, and more.
Announcements, Education & Parenting
FEE Launches Webinars and Workshops for High Schoolers
Jon Hersey October 16, 2020
FEE partners with experts and top professors to bring high-quality instruction to high schoolers across the country.
Carl Barney on the Ayn Rand Institute and Craig Biddle
Craig Biddle October 8, 2020
Carl Barney has laid out the facts regarding the failed rapprochement between TOS and ARI.
Updates on Courses at Objective Standard Institute
TOS Admin October 8, 2020
In 2021, Objective Standard Institute will offer new courses on entrepreneurship, literature, history, fitness, and more.
From the Editor, Fall 2020
Craig Biddle August 20, 2020
Welcome to the Fall 2020 issue of The Objective Standard. Features include “The Assault on Corporations” by Michael Dahlen, “John Singer Sargent and the Art of Elegance” by Timothy Sandefur, and more.
We’re Moving TOS-Con to 2021
Sarah Biddle, Craig Biddle June 5, 2020
We’re sad to report that Massachusetts will not permit us to hold TOS-Con this July. But we’re happy to announce that we have arranged to move the conference forward to July 2021.
Why We Created Objective Standard Institute (OSI)
Sarah Biddle, Craig Biddle May 29, 2020
If people want to be happy and free, they need philosophic ideas that support these goals and provide guidance to achieve them. We created Objective Standard Institute to teach people about ideas that do.