Independent Judgment and Introspection: Fundamental Requirements of the Free Society
Silver winner, psychology; 2020 IBPA Ben Franklin Awards
Explores the nature of independent judgment and its relation to personal and political freedom. Psychology, especially the skill of introspection, plays a significant role in developing and maintaining independence in the individual and in generating a desire to live in a free society.
“Argues that a truly free society is impossible without an independent citizenry” —Kirkus Reviews
“A significant step forward in identifying and describing how [Ayn] Rand's thought can be used by people to flourish” —Journal of Ayn Rand Studies