Reading Group: Intro to Objectivist Epistemology

ITOEThe Chicago Objectivist Society will be hosting a reading group for those interested in discussing Ayn Rand’s “Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology”. The group will meet once a month, covering two chapters of this work each month. First time readers are welcome, however attendees must be familiar with and have an appreciation for Ms. Rand’s writing and philosophy.

If you are interested in attending, please send an email RSVP to so we can get a headcount.




Location: DePaul University Barnes & Noble located at the corner of State and Jackson in the Loop. We will meet in the Cafe. The bookstore is easily accessible via the Red and Blue Lines.

Date: The first meeting will happen on Sunday, November 17 at 2pm. We will be covering the first two chapters — “Cognition and Measurement” and “Concept-Formation”

Art Institute Group Visit and Dinner – Saturday, January 19, 2013


Saturday, January 19, beginning at 3:00pm, we will meet at the Art Institute of Chicago to view the Of Gods and Glamour exhibit  ( and afterwards discuss over dinner at Pizano’s at 61 E Madison St ( Admission to the Art Institute is $18 for adults, $12 for students and seniors.

Those interested in dinner and discussion only can meet us at Pizano’s at 5:15pm.

If you do plan to be at Pizano’s, please post a reply so we can plan for enough room.

Atlas Shrugged Reading Group Starting January 22nd

The Chicago Objectivist Society will be hosting an Atlas Shrugged reading group starting Tuesday, January 22nd. We will read and study Ayn Rand’s classic novel over the course of 20 weeks. Click through this link for full details. First time readers are welcome but must have familiarity with and affinity for some of Ms. Rand’s other works. Please RSVP if you plan to attend. We hope to see you there!