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Barbara Branden

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  • Age 85 years old
  • Birthday May 14, 1929
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  • Full Name
    Barbara Branden
  • Description
    Barbara Branden is a writer, lecturer, and author of the best-selling biography The Passion of Ayn Rand (Doubleday, 1986). An M.A. in philosophy (New York University), she was for eighteen years a close associate of Ayn Rand, the managing editor of The Objectivist Newsletter and The Objectivist, and executive vice-president of the Nathaniel Branden Institute in New York, where she wrote and lectured on the philosophy of Objectivism.
  • Articles
    The Lepers of Objectivism
    Thoughts On Aging
    Enough is Enough!
    Objectivism's Plague
    Objectivism and Rage
    The Passion of Barbara Branden
    The Psychology of Suicide Bombers
    Who is Michael Stuart Kelly?

    The Moral Antagonism of Capitalism and Socialism (1959)
    Capitalism and Religion (1962)

    Barbara Branden Reviews....
    (Reviews of books and movies that were published in The Objectivist Newsletter, The Objectivist, Academic Associates’ Book News, and Libertarian Review, between 1962 and 1975)
    Planned Chaos by Ludwig von Mises (January 1962, [i]Objectivist Newsletter)
    The Roosevelt Myth by John T. Flynn (December 1962, Objectivist Newsletter
    The True Believer by Eric Hoffer (Summer 1969, Academic Associates Book News #1)
    The Art of Making Sense by Lionel Ruby (Fall 1969, AABN #2)
    The Greek Experience by C. M. Bowra (Holiday 1969, AABN #3)
    Thinking as a Science by Henry Hazlitt (Holiday 1969, AABN #3)
    Chinatown & Deathwish in “Cinema in Review” (October 1974, Libertarian Review)
    Obedience to Authority by Stanley Milgram (October 1975, Libertarian Review)
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