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ARI Writers & Speakers

  • Keith Lockitch

    Keith Lockitch

    Fellow and Vice President of Educational Programs, Ayn Rand Institute

    Specialties

    Ayn Rand’s novels & ideas, Environmental issues, Evolution vs. creationism

  • Jeff Britting

    Jeff Britting

    Archives Curator, Ayn Rand Archives, Ayn Rand Institute

    Specialties

    Ayn Rand biography, Rand's impact, Objectivist esthetics

  • Yaron Brook

    Yaron Brook

    Executive Chairman, Ayn Rand Institute

    Specialties

    Laissez-faire capitalism, Objectivism, Rights

  • Elan Journo

    Elan Journo

    Fellow and Director of Policy Research, Ayn Rand Institute

    Specialties

    Foreign policy, Individual rights, Ethics in foreign policy

  • Aaron Smith

    Aaron Smith

    Instructor, Ayn Rand Institute

    Specialties

    Philosophy, Morality/Ethics, Epistemology

  • Don Watkins

    Don Watkins

    Fellow, Ayn Rand Institute

    Specialties

    Laissez-faire capitalism, Social Security, Entitlements

  • Onkar Ghate

    Onkar Ghate

    Senior Fellow and Chief Content Officer, Ayn Rand Institute

    Specialties

    Objectivism, Ayn Rand’s novels & ideas, Religion & morality

Research Associates

  • Carl Svanberg | Ayn Rand Institute

    Carl Svanberg

    Research Associate, Ayn Rand Institute

    Specialties

    Educational freedom, Education, Europe/Scandinavia

Affiliates

  • Tara Smith

    Tara Smith

    Professor of Philosophy, University of Texas at Austin

    Specialties

    Morality/Ethics, Egoism/Selfishness, Individual rights

  • Robert Mayhew

    Robert Mayhew

    Professor of Philosophy, Seton Hall University

    Specialties

    Ayn Rand, Aristotle, Objectivism

Suggested Course

Course

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