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  • Bank donates $2 million for Ayn Rand research

    By Tara Chandler
    Published: March 20, 2008
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    BB&T Corporation, one of the nation’s largest banks, has awarded $2 million to the Department of Philosophy to establish the BB&T Chair for the Study of Objectivism. Tara Smith, professor of philosophy, has been named the first holder of the chair. Over 10 years, the gift will support research on Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism, …

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