The Need for Philosophy in the Islands of the Blessed
Timothy Sandefur November 20, 2018
Ka‘ahumanu overthrew Hawaii's brutal religion. Tragically, that was not enough. The Hawaiian people, like all people, needed the insights of philosophy.
Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
Ayn Rand’s Method for Slaying Monsters
Jon Hersey October 31, 2018
We can’t rely on garlic, decapitation, or sunlight to repel the noxious creatures that we do inevitably encounter in life. In order to fortify ourselves against evil, we have to understand it.
The Tree of Life Massacre: Murder of the Good for Being Good
Craig Biddle October 29, 2018
Our hearts go out to the victims of the massacre and to their friends and families, and our hats are off to the first responders and police.
Announcements, Ayn Rand & Objectivism, Good Living, Philosophy, Politics & Rights
You can now watch and share TOS-Con 2018 videos on YouTube!
Craig Biddle September 20, 2018
If you missed TOS-Con 2018: Philosophy for Freedom and Flourishing—or if you attended and would like to share sessions with friends—check out this playlist.
Education & Parenting, History, Philosophy
Marva Collins, Her Method, and Her ‘Philosophy for Living’
Carrie-Ann Biondi August 30, 2018
Thousands of students who had been written off as “unteachable” were able to lead meaningful, productive lives because one woman refused to give up on them.
Good Living, Philosophy
The Human Flourishing Project Podcast: Incredible Value for ‘Students of Life’
Jon Hersey August 24, 2018
Despite the fact that more knowledge exists today than at any other point in history, “Human beings lack reliable access to the knowledge they need to flourish.” Alex Epstein is working to fix this problem.
Education & Parenting, Philosophy
Heroes and Villains in American Education
Andrew Bernstein August 13, 2018
Though their originators are mostly dead and gone, the ideas that sunk American education are still operative today. Those who offered rational alternatives have had little influence—but we can change that.