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Friday, June 20 • 2:30pm - 3:45pm
Socratic Seminar: “The Ethics of Emergencies”

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Strengthen your ability to read Ayn Rand and understand her most complex ideas yourself by attending our Socratic Seminar on this text. Our form of the Socratic Seminar is a learning methodology which, if properly implemented, fosters independence, develops excellent reasoning skills, and nurtures a sense of the rightness of individual liberty. Participation in these seminars significantly increases the participants’ abilities to think for themselves. In this seminar we will examine our understanding of Ayn Rand’s essay “The Ethics of Emergencies” (in The Virtue of Selfishness) to learn what she means, her evidence for her arguments, how these arguments relate to her other writing, and what implications this essay has for our lives. All participants are expected to have read this essay before the session and to bring a copy with them.

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Marsha Familaro Enright

President, The Reason, Individualism, Freedom Institute
Marsha Familaro Enright, M.A. Psychology, is President of The Reason, Individualism, Freedom Institute. She writes and presents on a broad range of topics, from research neuropsychology to philosophical biology to contemporary culture. She is the lead instructor of the “Great Connections” summer seminar for high-school and college students.

Friday June 20, 2014 2:30pm - 3:45pm
President's Boardroom Manchester Country Club

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