About The Objective Standard

The Objective Standard (TOS) is the preeminent source for commentary from an Objectivist perspective, Objectivism being Ayn Rand’s philosophy of reason, egoism, and laissez-faire capitalism.

Founded in 2005, TOS publishes The Objective Standard, a quarterly journal, and TOS Blog, our platform for weekly (sometimes daily) posts.

Our quarterly, The Objective Standardoffers in-depth articles on subjects ranging from politics to education to good living to the arts; reviews of books, movies, and television shows; and interviews with intellectuals, activists, and politicians. Subscriptions start at $29/year and are available in print, ebook, html, and audio editions. See our subscriptions page for details. And visit our archives page to peruse or purchase back issues or single articles. 

TOS Blog offers weekly commentary on a wide variety of topics, from news and events of the day, to principles of good thinking, to productivity tools and techniques. For a weekly digest of TOS Blog, sign up to receive our free newsletter, TOS Weekly.

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