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Introduction to Objectivism Q & A With Onkar Ghate (MP3 download)

This is a 50-minute question-and-answer session with Dr. Onkar Ghate that was recorded as part of the Introduction to Objectivism course at the Objectivist Summer Conference 2012. In this Q&A, Dr. Ghate takes up various philosophical questions on subjects such as religion, epistemology, quantum mechanics, and judging people.

John Locke's Political Philosophy (MP3 download)

More than anyone since Aristotle and Thomas Aquinas, John Locke was responsible for the existence of the United States. He virtually created the theory of individual rights, and all the Founding Fathers were thoroughly schooled in his Second Treatise of Government.

Judicial Review in an Objective Legal System

How should courts interpret the law? While all agree that courts must be objective, people differ sharply over what this demands in practice: fidelity to the text? To the will of the people? To certain moral ideals? In Judicial Review in an Objective Legal System, Tara Smith breaks through the false dichotomies inherent in dominant theories - various forms of...See More
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Life-Based Teleology and the Foundations of Ethics (Booklet)

Dr. Binswanger summarizes his theory of goal-directed action and defends Ayn Rand's validation of man's life as the standard of morality. (Booklet; 21 pages)

Logical Thinking (MP3 download)

Lectures on and exercises in "the art of non-contradictory identification."

Love and Philosophy: Aristotelian vs. Platonic (MP3 download)

Focusing on the contrasting conceptions of love held by Plato and Aristotle, Dr. Gotthelf maintains that a person’s view of love—and his romantic choices—is linked to his metaphysics. He argues that Platonic love and Aristotelian love represent two antithetical views of man and existence—and that a number of apparently different interpretations of love and sex are...See More

Making Your Life Happier By Making the Conscious and Subconscious Work Together (MP3 download)

This course shows how attaining a better understanding of the relation of the conscious and subconscious enables you to achieve greater happiness. In the realms of work and career, this course shows how to identify the primary source of pleasure, and how to integrate that with other job aspects.

Money Can Buy Happiness (Booklet)

Tara Smith challenges the bromide that says that money cannot buy happiness. She argues that money's critics often misunderstand the source and value of money, criticize it on the basis of faulty philosophical assumptions, or focus only on pathologies involving money but stemming from other problems. Smith explains the source of money, its great value as a tool of...See More
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Moral Ambition: Perfection and Pride (MP3 download)

Though Aristotle had praised pride as the crown of the virtues, Ayn Rand’s identification of pride as “moral ambitiousness” marked a major breakthrough in understanding this virtue.

Moral Rights and Political Freedom (Studies in Social, Political, and Legal Philosophy)

Seeking a way out of today's bewildering rush of rights claims, Tara Smith's Moral Rights and Political Freedom offers a systematic account of the nature and foundations of rights. The book carefully elucidates what political freedom is and demonstrates why it should be protected by rights. Smith's thesis is that rights are teleological: respect for freedom is...See More
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Moral Self-Defense: How-To Advice from Ayn Rand (MP3 download)

Ayn Rand’s moral philosophy sets forth a new understanding of the essence of evil, a view that is different from the common cultural understanding. What, according to Ayn Rand, is the root of evil, and how can goodness best be guarded from this threat? Under what circumstances, and by what method, is it necessary to study evil in order to defeat it? Her original...See More

Multiculturalism and the Anti-Conceptual Mentality (MP3 download)

Multiculturalism represents a return to primitivism—not only politically, but epistemologically, as conceptual thinking itself is denounced.

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