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Barriers to Cognition (MP3 download)

Errors of knowledge do not pose barriers to a proper cognitive process. If one is pursuing the truth, mistakes are in principle discoverable, and correctable.
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Battling Depression and Anxiety: Insights from Moral Philosophy and Clinical Science (MP3 download)

Depression and anxiety are among the most common and debilitating psychological disorders, largely because they undermine the very motivation needed to recover from them. This talk will integrate the empirical findings and therapeutic techniques of clinical psychology with Ayn Rand’s ethical insights—particularly her articulation of a value-based moral code grounded...See More
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Being Objective About Objectivism (MP3 download)

Join Gregory Salmieri as he discusses how to be objective about Objectivism, including the need to be mindful of which philosophical principles you know to be true, how you know this, and what questions remain for you to answer. He pays special attention to common mistakes enthusiastic students make when approaching the philosophy, and he emphasizes the need for the...See More
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Benevolence, Goodwill and the Rationally Selfish Life (MP3 download)

People often associate benevolence and goodwill with unselfishness and morality, while associating selfishness with immorality and a lack of concern for others. This talk explains why Ayn Rand rejects this conventional perspective. For example, why does Rand think that altruism is the enemy of benevolence? What is the relationship between benevolence and rational...See More
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Capitalism and Selfishness: Ayn Rand's Radical Code of Values (MP3 download)

This brief presentation of Ayn Rand's ethics and politics discusses the three revolutionary elements in her code of values and indicates how that code follows from her premise of man as a rational being.
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Capitalist Solutions (MP3 download)

This course focuses on three fundamental issues—education, Islamic totalitarianism and environmentalism’s charge of man-made global warming. The course examines these contemporary problems by applying three primary Objectivist principles: objectivity requires the widest cognitive integration possible in one’s context of knowledge, individual rights are required to...See More
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Changing Habits: Why It’s Hard, How to Do It (MP3 download)

This course presents techniques for changing dysfunctional habits, based on the key stages of change: precontemplation, contemplation, action (goals), techniques for change and dealing with setbacks. The theme of the course: habits rarely change by direct will power because they operate subconsciously, therefore change must be achieved indirectly—by following...See More
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Clarity in Conceptualization: The Art of Identifying "Package-Deals" (MP3 download)

Conceptual thinking entails the classification of existents according to essential similarities and essential differences. One of the most insidious techniques for undercutting conceptual thinking is that of the "package-deal" - the attempt to integrate opposites by blurring their essential differences.
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Consciousness as Identification (MP3 download)

This series of lectures presents the full meaning of Ayn Rand’s unique view of consciousness as a process of identification.
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Consciousness: Foundations of a Rational Theory (MP3 download)

Consciousness is the faculty of awareness, of perceiving that which exists. This lecture presents the opening, foundational section of Dr. Binswanger’s future book on consciousness. Since the book is addressed to a general audience, this lecture does not presuppose any prior knowledge of Objectivism. Topics covered include: the axioms of existence and...See More
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Constitutionalism‒The Backbone of Objective Law (MP3 download)

Internationally, Constitutionalism seems triumphant, with more nations embracing constitutional government than ever before. At the same time, proper legal values often seem less secure. This talk explores the meaning and value of legal constitutionalism and its condition today. By identifying the major political forces and underlying intellectual beliefs that work...See More
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Contextual Knowledge (MP3 download)

Can one hold a true idea for false reasons? Mr. Schwartz discusses the ramifications of the principle that knowledge is contextual.
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