Ayn Rand's View on Economics

October 2007 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged, of which an estimated 6 million… read more

October 2007 marked the 50th anniversary of the publication of Ayn Rand’s novel Atlas Shrugged, of which an estimated 6 million copies have been sold. To celebrate the anniversary, the Atlas Society held a conference to discuss Rand’s philosophy and the impact of the book. The panelists talked about Ayn Rand’s thinking on economics, business ethics, and entrepreneurship. They also responded to questions from members of the audience. Robert Bidinotto moderated.

Edward Younkins, author of Capitalism and Commerce: Conceptual Foundations of Free Enterprise, talked about economics. Ed Snider, a trustee of the Atlas Society, talked about entrepreneurship. Rob Bradley talked about business ethics. close

*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.

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Public Affairs Event
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Forum
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Oct 20, 2007
Last Aired:
Dec 29, 2007

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  • Oct 20, 2007 | 2:54pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 21, 2007 | 2:59am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Oct 29, 2007 | 5:57am EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Dec 29, 2007 | 1:14pm EST | C-SPAN 2
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