Friedrich Hayek was one of the greatest advocates of liberty in the 20th century. Ayn Rand was another. Hayek won his fame as an economist , but his thought was based in philosophy. Rand won her fame as a novelist and social commentator, but developed her thought into the systematic philosophy of Objectivism.

In this webinar, David Kelley, the founder of The Atlas Society, provides overview of the essential differences in Rand's and Hayek's views of knowledge, human nature, and ethics.  He explains why these differences matter, and why Rand was right on the fundamentals.


Kelley Paper on Hayek and Rand Published
Ayn Rand versus Friedrich Hayek on Abstraction (video)
Classic Kelley Treatise Republished Online
The Logical Structure of Objectivism


David Kelley

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Author: David Kelley
David Kelley is the founder of The Atlas Society. A professional philosopher, teacher, and best-selling author, he has been a leading proponent of Objectivism for more than 25 years.

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