Ayn Rand’s Theory of Rights: The Moral Foundation of a Free Society


Craig BiddleWhat: A lecture by Craig Biddle, editor of The Objective Standard and author of Loving Life: The Morality of Self-Interest and the Facts that Support It

Where: Medford Oregon, at the Rogue Valley Country Club, 2660 Hillcrest Rd.

When: September 3, cocktails & hors d’oeuvres 5:00-7:00pm, lecture with Q&A 7:00-9:00pm

Admission: $35

Description: What are rights? Where do they come from? How do we know it? And what does this imply? Ayn Rand’s answers to these questions form the indispensible foundation of a fully free, fully civilized society. In this talk, Craig Biddle elucidates Rand’s theory of rights, examining its essential principles, showing why it is true, and differentiating it from traditional theories, including “man-made” rights, “God-given” rights, and “natural” rights. Attendees will expand or fortify their understanding of the source, nature, and meaning of rights, thus enhancing their ability to engage in intellectual activism toward pure, laissez-faire capitalism.

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