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David Kelley

The Atlas Society
Founder, Chief Intellectual Officer
David Kelley is founder and chief intellectual officer at The Atlas Society. He earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from Princeton University and taught philosophy at Vassar College and at Brandeis University. He founded The Institute for Objectivist Studies, now The Atlas Society, in 1990 to promote the philosophy developed by Ayn Rand in an open and benevolent manner.  Among his books are Unrugged Individualism: The Selfish Basis of BenevolenceThe Contested Legacy of Ayn RandThe Evidence of the SensesThe Art of Reasoning, and A Life of One's Own: Individual Rights and the Welfare State.