Ayn Rand and the Philosophy of Individualism (Part II)

(This is part two of a four-part series on the ethics and political theory of Ayn Rand, written exclusively for The Daily Censored, by Dr. Robert Abele, professor of philosophy at Diablo Valley College in the San Francisco Bay Area.) We ended the last section by outlining Rand’s attempt to close the “is/ought” gap by […]


Let’s say you can go as fast as you want to legally.  What legal activity would you be doing that would require you to drive from 0 to 60 in than 3 seconds, 120 mph in 9 seconds, or go over 200 mile per hour.  Not driving an ambulance, you cannot do that safely, in […]