You betcha, a rather fawning piece on Ayn Rand. Well, the ruling ideas of any epoch.....These days it can feel like the country is unsteady — politically, economically. In a search for the way forward, scholars and politicians often turn to their fundamental beliefs. NPR is taking a look at some of the most influential philosophers whose ideas molded the present and could shape the future. You might not know all their names, but you're certainly familiar with their ideas. They are woven into the fabric of our society.
The next installment promises to cover the hack Hayek, I ain't kidding.