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    Author: Michael Newberry, Subject: Aesthetics, Psychology, Self Esteem, Visual Arts, Type: Art, Informal, Life On Earth, Size: 6 K, Date: 2001-9-6

    Why Have Children: A Sequel to The Shame of Not Having Children
    Author: Michelle Fram-Cohen, Subject: American Culture, Ethics, Feminism, Psychology, Self Esteem, Sociology, Type: Informal, Life On Earth, Size: 9 K, Date: 2001-9-4

    Transcripts of the First Online Conference
    Author: Bryan Register, Ted O'Connor, Matt Zwolinski, Bryan Register, Chris Sciabarra, Irfan Khawaja, Agnes Koos, Subject: Epistemology, Ethics, Metaphysics, Politics, Type: Academic, Commentary, Draft, Informal, Online Conference, Size: 6 K, Date: 2001-4-21

    African-American Atheism and the Appeal to Culture
    Author: Frances Parker, Subject: Christianity, Logic, Politics, Self Esteem, Sociology, American Culture, Type: Informal, Size: 7 K, Date: 2001-3-10

    What is Poetry?
    Author: Tom Radcliffe, Subject: Aesthetics, Type: Academic, Informal, Size: 17 K, Date: 2001-1-28

    Objectivism Versus Conservativism: Four Letters
    Author: Irfan Khawaja, Subject: Politics, Type: Informal, Size: 44 K, Date: 2000-10-18

    Speculations on Heroism and the Heroism of Speculation
    Author: Brett Steenbarger, Subject: Psychology, Type: Informal, Size: 23 K, Date: 2000-10-3

    The Proper Function of Government: Two Newspaper Columns
    Author: Irfan Khawaja, Subject: Ethics, Politics, Type: Informal, Size: 28 K, Date: 2000-9-13

    Smoking, Irrationality, and Coercion: Three Letters
    Author: Irfan Khawaja, Subject: Ethics, Politics, Type: Informal, Size: 39 K, Date: 2000-9-13

    Tom Bethell on Objectivist Individualism: A Response
    Author: Irfan Khawaja, Subject: Ethics, Type: Informal, Size: 25 K, Date: 2000-8-23

    Fallacies and Other Faux-Pas, Objecti-Style
    Author: Carolyn Ray, Subject: Logic, Type: Informal, Size: 47 K, Date: 2000-8-22

    What is Objectivity?
    Author: Diana Mertz Hsieh, Subject: Epistemology, Type: Informal, Size: 8 K, Date: 1999-6-26

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