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ARI Writers And Speakers

Yaron Brook

Chairman of the Board, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Business Ethics, Culture And Society, Economic Policy

Onkar Ghate

Chief Philosophy Officer and Senior Fellow, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Ayn Rand Novels And Ideas, Culture And Society, Education And Multiculturalism

Elan Journo

Director and Senior Fellow, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Arab Israeli Conflict, Ethics In Foreign Policy, Islamist Movement

Keith Lockitch

Vice President of Content and Senior Fellow, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Ayn Rand Novels And Ideas, Culture And Society, Energy And Industrialization

Ben Bayer

Instructor and Fellow, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Ayn Rand Novels And Ideas, Culture And Society, Epistemology

Aaron Smith

Instructor and Fellow, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Aristotle, Atheism, Epistemology

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Harry Binswanger

Member, Board of Directors, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Ayn Rand, Capitalism, Egoism And Selfishness

Jeff Britting

Former Archives Curator (1998 – 2018), Ayn Rand Archives, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Ayn Rand Biography, Culture And Society, Impact Of Rand

Edwin A. Locke

Dean's Professor (Emeritus) of Leadership and Motivation, R.H. Smith School of Business, University of Maryland
Specialties
Business Ethics, Business Management, Free Will

Robert Mayhew

Professor of Philosophy, Seton Hall University
Specialties
Ancient Philosophy, Aristotle, Atlas Shrugged

Peter Schwartz

Distinguished Fellow, Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Culture And Society, Egoism And Selfishness, Foreign Policy

Tara Smith

Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin
Specialties
Culture And Society, Egoism And Selfishness, Government And Business

Steve Simpson

Former Director of Legal Studies (2013-2018), Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Campaign Finance Law, Constitutional Law, Freedom Of Speech

Don Watkins

Former Fellow (2006-2017), Ayn Rand Institute
Specialties
Culture And Society, Entitlements, Executive Compensation

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THE PHILOSOPHY OF OBJECTIVISM

This course presents, in essential terms, the theoretical structure of Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism. Rand endorsed the course, attending every lecture and participating in many of the question periods.

Instructor
LEONARD PEIKOFF
Course Length
12 Lessons
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