Michael Stuart Kelly Posted July 12, 2006 Share Posted July 12, 2006 Online Literature by David Kelley You will find writings by David Kelley on this page of The Atlas Center site. Links to many of them at The Atlas Society are provided below.ArticlesA Philosophy for the 21st Century (Discussion of the universal ideas of Objectivism in changing times and multiculturalism with focus on reason, individualism and morality.)Altruism and Capitalism (Excerpt from a speech originally given by David Kelley in 1991 at a conference at the University of Aix, Aix-en-Provence, France.)Better Things To Do (Discussion on how attacks from other quarters of the Objectivist community are to be handled.)Early Light (Inspirational message from the beginning days of the Institute of Objectivist Studies—IOS, now The Atlas Society—TAS.)Epistemology and Politics: Ayn Rand's Cultural Commentary (Discussion of Rand's cultural commentary focusing on how reason leads to freedom and faith leads elsewhere, with a charming note called “Rand on Rawls” tacked on.)For a Museum of Capitalism (Discussion of museums, the curious lack of a capitalism museum and what the World Trade Center meant.)Generosity and Self-Interest (The role of non-altruistic generosity in the pursuit of enlightened self-interest.)I Don't Have To (Discussion of values, actions and basic attitude.)Ideological Differences and Political Evolution (Commentary on the Bush-Gore Presidential Election 2000 and other political issues—actually two articles, “The Next Four Years” and “An Echo, Not a Choice!” with input from Patrick Stephens and Roger Donway.)In Memoriam: George Walsh (Eulogy for an eminent Objectivist trooper.)Is it Nobler to Give than to Create? (Discussion of Ted Turner’s philanthropy and the principles behind successful entrepreneurs giving money to charity.)Is There a Right to Health Care? (Rights, health care subsidies and Clinton policies.)Outline of "Galt's Speech" (Should be read by all Objectivists.)Rand and Objectivity (Discussion of Rand’s insight on the nature of the mind in its relationship to reality.)Ruled -- Or Principled? (Rules, principles and objectivity.)The History, Economics, and Philosophy of Social Security (Excerpt from his book, A Life of One's Own: Individual Rights and the Welfare State.)The Ideas That Promote Terrorism (The common ideas between fanatical Islamists and other forms of organized oppression, and the basic principles behind them.)The Lessons of Littleton: A Letter to Teens (Discussion of some of the principles behind the Columbine High School shooting tragedy.)The Party of Modernity (Using modernity to describe individualist and rationalist culture, discussion of prenodern and postmodern culture and a call for the creation of a modernity party.)The Stamp of Greatness (Discussion of Ayn Rand and the postage stamp honoring her.)The State-Made Crisis in Health Insurance (Criticism of government interventions in health insurance.)The War against Modernity (Examination of Islamic terrorism and its hatred of modern civilization.)Book ReviewsAutobiography of an Idea (Review of Journals of Ayn Rand, edited by David Harriman.)Peikoff's Summa (Review of Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Peikoff.)The Virtue of Profit and the Profitable Virtues (Review of Ayn Rand and Business by Donna Greiner and Theodore Kinni.)Movie ReviewsReview: Mad Hot Ballroom (Review of a documentary about dance instruction and competition in schools.)Superhero Me! A Review of "The Incredibles” (Review of the movie, The Incredibles.)Study GuideFoundations Study Guide: EpistemologyBooksThe Logical Structure of Objectivism (Beta version - Html essay online and PDF download.)The Contested Legacy of Ayn Rand (Html essay online and PDF download.)Articles in Spanish¿Es más noble dar que crear ...?Altruismo y CapitalismoEl asalto a la civilizaciónNo "tengo que ..." Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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