Articles on philosophy from The Objective Standard.
Marva Collins, Her Method, and Her ‘Philosophy for Living’
Thousands of students who had been written off as “unteachable” were able to lead meaningful, productive lives because one woman refused to give up on them.
The Human Flourishing Project Podcast: Incredible Value for ‘Students of Life’
Despite the fact that more knowledge exists today than at any other point in history, “Human beings lack reliable access to the knowledge they need to flourish.” Alex Epstein is working to fix this problem.
Heroes and Villains in American Education
Though their originators are mostly dead and gone, the ideas that sunk American education are still operative today. Those who offered rational alternatives have had little influence—but we can change that.
Implications of and Objections to Life as the Standard
We’ll look at some key implications of Ayn Rand’s derivation of life as the standard of value, and we’ll consider several objections to her approach and conclusions.
Identity Politics vs. the Law of Identity
Identity politics is an all-out assault on the law of identity. It holds that an individual is not an individual, that his mind is not his mind, that his values are not his values. What does this mean for identity politics?
Steve Ditko’s Legacy: From Superheroes to Moral Heroes
Steve Ditko created art that “shows how men could and should act,” heroes without tragic flaws, and a universe where justice triumphs.