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Friday, June 20 • 2:30pm - 3:30pm
Objectivist Ethics for Parents and Children

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Symposium on Parenting and Childhood

When children are born, they are mentally and spiritually unformed. For parents, they imply an obligation to provide love and care. Why should people consider taking on such an obligation? And what do the values at stake in parenting imply about how parents should treat children? For their part, children grow up taking their parents and family as given. And children are accustomed to depending on their parents for love and support. How should minor children act to develop their own independence and to convert their familial relations from duty to a positive, value-based relation? William R Thomas will address these issues.


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William R. Thomas

Director of Programs / CFO, The Atlas Society
William R. Thomas is Director of Programs and CFO of The Atlas Society. He is also Lecturer in Economics at the University at Albany. He holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Michigan. Thomas is the editor of Ethics at Work (2016) and of The Literary Art of Ayn... Read More →

Friday June 20, 2014 2:30pm - 3:30pm EDT
Loft North Manchester Country Club