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.
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 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.
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.
Atlasshrugged.com is dedicated to Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand's great novel about the mysterious disappearance of the world's greatest innovators and industrialists.
Readers of Ayn Rand's works are often eager to know what the author was 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?
To help shed light on these subjects, the Ayn Rand Institute offers the complete text of Facets of Ayn Rand, a memoir by Mary Ann and Charles Sures, two longtime friends of Ayn Rand.
Through a special arrangement with the publisher, the editor and the Estate of Ayn Rand, ARI 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 important book presents all of the key ideas of Ayn Rand's philosophy, in an encyclopedic reference of stunning breadth and depth.
The Ayn Rand Institute eStore offers 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.
Thanks largely to the success of ARI's programs, more students than ever are now reading Ayn Rand's novels—so ARI is pleased to offer aynrandnovels.com, a resource site 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.
Teachers who assign Ayn Rand's novels to their students have a comprehensive resource at aynrandeducation.com, a Web site for educators. The site features information about Ayn Rand's works and ideas, as well as sample lesson plans and teaching materials.
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. Its mission is to help develop the intellectuals of tomorrow: the lecturers, teachers and writers who will uphold reason and objectivity in the culture. Nowhere else will you find such a distinctly Objectivist curriculum.
For Canadian students, teachers and admirers of Ayn Rand: The Ayn Rand Institute (Canada) is an independent charity registered in Canada, created to provide information and resources on Ayn Rand, including sets of Ayn Rand's novels for Canadian teachers, and special prizes for Canadian students entering ARI's international essay contests.
Launched in 2005 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Ayn Rand's birth, on February 2, 1905.