Advancing
Objectivism

Welcome to ARI

play video

Discover how reason, rational self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism can make a positive impact on our world.

Credit: M. Greene

ARI in Action

Buzzing @ ARI

 
Pop Quiz

How many millions of copies has Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged sold?

A

Incorrect

More than twice this many copies of Atlas Shrugged have been sold. (Learn more about this Rand best seller here.)

BACK

B

Incorrect

No, it’s more than that . . . (Learn more about this Rand best seller here.)

BACK

C

Incorrect

No, it’s even more than that . . . (Learn more about this Rand best seller here.)

BACK

D

Correct

Yes, almost 9 million copies of Atlas Shrugged have been sold. (Learn more about this Rand best seller here.)

BACK

 

On the Horizon

Peek into some of ARI’s current and future initiatives.

  • OCON

    OCON 2017 in Pittsburgh

    Objectivist Summer Conference for Ayn Rand Fans: June 10–15.

    Register Now
  • Objectivist Academic Center

    APPLY TO THE OAC

    Develop your thinking, writing and speaking skills. Deadline: July 16.

    LEARN MORE
  • The Foundations of Knowledge

    Foundations of Knowledge

    Study epistemology from an Objectivist perspective with this new ARI Campus course.

    Take the Course

About Ayn Rand

Ayn Rand (1905 – 1982) was a novelist and philosopher. She is best known for her novels Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, and for the revolutionary philosophy she originated, Objectivism.

Ayn Rand’s philosophy for living on earth has changed the lives of millions and continues to influence American culture and politics. The Ayn Rand Institute is dedicated to advancing her principles of reason, rational self-interest and laissez-faire capitalism.

Ready to learn more about Ayn Rand and Objectivism?

DISCOVER AYN RAND