Newsletters

From 1988 to 1998, HOS published a print newsletter that was mailed to members. Many of those issues are now available in PDF. Click on the issue number to download.

Volume 1–1988

Volume 2–1989

  • Issue 1
  • Issue 2
    • Meeting of the Minds: A Summary of the Dallas Conference
  • Issue 3
    • Profile: Kirk Mashue
    • Profile: Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 4
    • Profile: Richard Beals
  • Issue 5
    • Profile: Brian Phillips
    • The Real Child Care Crisis by J. Brian Phillips
  • Issue 6
    • Profile: Warren Ross
    • Montessori Renaissance by Anna Franco
    • Movie review: The Accused by Warren Ross
    • Summary of Texas Objectivism Societies Conference

Volume 3–1990

  • Issue 1
    • Profile: Pete Jamison
    • HOS Studies the News by Dwyane Hicks
    • Is Zoning coming to Houston by J. Brian Phillips
  • Issue 2
    • Profile: Anna Franco
    • Time for a European Constitution? By Yaromir Steiner
    • HOS Members Discuss Medical Ethics
  • Issue 3
    • Obstacles to Confidence in Objectivism by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 4
    • Emerging Democracies Need Ideas by J. Brian Phillips
    • Movie Review: Presumed Innocent by Dwyane Hicks
    • Book Review: The Man Who Never Was, reviewed by J. Brian Phillips
  • Issue 5
    • Texas Objectivism Societies Conference by Dwyane Hicks, TPSC Chairman
    • Current HOS Members
  • Issue 6
    • TOSC Conference Summary

Volume 4–1991

  • Issue 1
  • Issue 2
    • Book Review: Wilbur and Orville, A biography of the Wright Brothers by Fred Howard, reviewed by Warren S. Ross
  • Issue 3
    • Von Mises vs. Von Mises by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 4
    • The Thomas Hearings by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 5
    • Forced Labor of Lawyers, Narrow Escape-For Now by Jeri Eagan
    • The Thomas Hearings, Part II, by Dwyane Hicks
    • Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Peikoff, reviewed by Warren S. Ross

Volume 5–1992

  • Issue 1
    • Breast Implants and Products Liability by Jeri Eagan
    • Zoning in Houston, Far from Unique by J. Brian Phillips
  • Issue 2
    • Leonard Peikoff Speaks at Ford Hall Forum by Bennett Karp
    • Reaction to Dr. Reisman
  • Issue 3
    • Pragmatism and Ross Perot by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 4
    • Conceptual Conference 1992 by Jeri Eagan
    • Mazzone Strikes Again by Jeri Eagan and Dwyane Hicks
    • OPAR Study Group by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 5
    • Lena and the Angels by J. Brian Phillips
    • Book Review, The Microbe Hunters by Paul de Kruif, reviewed by Warren S. Ross

Volume 6–1993

  • Issue 1
    • Ayn Rand at Your Local Theatre by Dwyane Hicks
    • Investing in Tomorrow by Joe Blackburn
    • Preaching to the Converted by Warren Ross
  • Issue 2
    • Tall in the Straddle by Jeri Eagan
    • Zoning History and Update by Dwyane Hicks
    • Focused Pamphleteering by Warren S. Ross
  • Issue 3
    • Phillips Speaks at HPRA, Zoning: Winning the Battle but Losing the War
    • Binswanger Visits Austin by Robert Garmong
    • WACO (We Ain’t Comin’ Out) by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 4
    • Profile: Joe Blackburn
    • Book Review: Hondo by Louis L’Amour, reviewed by Dwyane Hicks
    • Photo – OPAR Group Graduates
    • How I Spent my Summer Vacation by Warren S. Ross
  • Issue 5
    • Perpetual Rights by Dwyane Hicks
    • TOSC V in October
  • Issue 6
    • Zoning Mortally Wounded
    • Right to Counsel by Dwyane Hicks
    • Celebrating “The Year of Objectivism” in Boston by Bennett Karp

Volume 7–1994

  • Issue 1
    • Peikoff Blasts Clinton Health Care Plan by Dana Honeycutt
    • Profile: Jeri Eagan
  • Issue 2
    • Relativity Examined by Warren Ross
    • Non-Interchangeable, Comments on Shindler’s List by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 3
    • Profile: J.P. Miller
    • Abortion: Rights Applied by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 4
    • Gerber “Chews” Habeas Corpus
    • Threats to Health & Sanity in June
    • Anthem Essay by Brittany Perez
    • City Can’t Eliminate Gangs by Behaving Like One by J. Brian Phillips
    • Melanie’s Pearls by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 5
    • How Teachers are Taught to Teach
    • Kevorkian’s Cure by J. Brian Phillips
  • Issue 6
    • Hamilton Argues for Principled Arguing by Sean M. Rainer
    • Principles as a Foreign Policy: In Haiti…by J. Brian Phillips

Volume 8–1995

  • Issue 1
    • An Interview With Dr. Andrew Bernstein by Sean M. Rainer
    • Thomas Jefferson and Religion by Matt Gerber
  • Issue 2
    • Intellectual Activism by J. Brian Phillips
    • LYCEUM IN REVIEW, Literary Analysis as Objective – Andrew Berstein, by Warren S. Ross
    • Book review: Toilers of the Sea by Victor Hugo, reviewed by Warren S. Ross
  • Issue 3
    • The Limits of Term Limits by J. Brian Phillips
    • LYCEUM IN REVIEW, The Rebirth of Economics – Richard Salsman, by J. Brian Phillips
    • Ford Hall Weekend in Boston by Bennett Karp
  • Issue 4
    • The Heart (and Mind) of a Champion by J. Brian Phillips
    • LYCEUM IN REVIEW, Integration: The Dynamo of Reason – Gary Hull, by Sean M. Rainer
    • London Lyceum Review by Dwyane Hicks
  • Issue 5
    • The Positive as Strategy by Dwyane Hicks
    • Intellectual Activism: Testifying to City Council by Janet Lee Wich
    • Meeting summaries: Thinking in Essentials, August 1995, by Sean M. Rainer and Ethical Crisis in Science, September 1995, by J. Brian Phillips
  • Issue 6
    • An Interview with Dwyane Hicks (re: London)
    • HOS Awards Essay Winners by Warren S. Ross
    • Individualism in The Fountainhead by Kedran Garrison
    • Courage Alone Prevails by Sylvia Chiang

Volume 9–1996

  • Issue 1
    • Justice for Wyatt Earp by J. Brian Phillips
    • Minimum Wage an Attack on Freedom by J. Brian Phillips
  • Issue 2
    • Dishonesty, Pragmatism, and Bosnia by Hannes Hacker
    • Lyceum Conference Summary
  • Issue 3
    • Passion, Independence and Volition in The Last of the Mohicans by Neil Erian
    • Mazzone Speaks in New Mexico
    • Peikoff Speaks at Ford Hall Forum by Jeanne Nicole
  • Issue 4
    • The Pursuit of Happiness by J. Brian Phillips
  • Issue 5
    • An Interview with Sean Rainer, interviewed by J. Brian Phillips
    • Second Renaissance Summer Conferences by Neil Erian
  • Issue 6
    • A Brief History of HOS by J. Brian Phillips
    • Book Review: Buffet: The Making of an American Capitalist by Roger Lowenstein, reviewed by J. Brian Phillips
    • LYCEUM SUMMARY: “In Defense of Financial Markets” – Yaron Brook, by J. Brian Phillips

Volume 10–1997

  • Issue 1
    • Intellectual Activism: OpEd Articles by J. Brian Phillips
    • Intellectual Activism on the Internet by Steve Miller
  • Issue 2
    • The Patient and the Agent by J. Brian Phillips
    • Mens Moneta Investment Club by Clark Hamilton
  • Issue 3
    • Intellectual Activism
  • Issue 4
    • The Real Horatio Alger by Warren S. Ross
  • Issue 5
    • Investing: An Objective Approach by Pete Jamison
    • The Fountainhead Essay Winner by Natalie Carnes
  • Issue 6
    • An Interview with Brian Phillips
    • HOS Meeting Summary – Architecture As Art: The Work of Frank Lloyd Wright by Pete Jamison

Volume 11–1998

  • Issue 1
    • El Nino and the Metaphysics of Chaos by Warren S. Ross
    • Harry Wu at Rice University by Warren S. Ross
  • Issue 2
    • The Association for Objective Law vs. The United States Supreme Court by King Wiemann
    • Intellectual Activism: In Defense of Microsoft
  • Issue 3
    • Ayn Rand: A Sense of Life by Pete Jamison
  • Issue 4
  • Issue 5
    • Anthem Essay Winner: In Celebration by Missy Bailey
  • Issue 6