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A Philosopher Looks at the O.J. Verdict (MP3 download)

In one of the most widely publicized trials in American history, former football star O. J. Simpson was acquitted in 1995 on charges of murdering his ex-wife and her friend. In this 1996 lecture delivered at Boston’s Ford Hall Forum, philosopher Leonard Peikoff argues that “the verdict, along with what led to it, reveals in stark purity the contradictions of our...See More
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A Picture Is Not an Argument (MP3 download)

In today’s culture, on behalf of causes ranging from abortion to war, people often rely on emotionally provocative images to advance their viewpoint. In this 1998 lecture delivered at Boston’s Ford Hall Forum, philosopher Leonard Peikoff analyzes this practice, in part by explaining his refusal to participate in a debate over abortion where pictures were to be...See More
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A Rational Curriculum (MP3 download)

This lecture substantially duplicates lecture 4 of the "Philosophy of Education" course with a different Q & A period.
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Advanced Seminars on OPAR - Part 1 (MP3 download)

Although the topics follow the organization of the book, these seminars (formerly titled "Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand") are not a re-reading of Leonard Peikoff's Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand (OPAR), but are an advanced "chewing" of its ideas...
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Advanced Seminars on OPAR - Part 2 (MP3 download)

Although the topics follow the organization of the book, these seminars (formerly titled "Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand") are not a re-reading of Leonard Peikoff's Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand (OPAR), but are an advanced "chewing" of its ideas...
$19.00

America vs. Americans - Ford Hall Forum (MP3 download)

In this 2003 lecture, philosopher Leonard Peikoff relates the ideas on which America was founded to the dominant ideological trends in modern American culture. From its beginning, says Peikoff, America has stood for the ideals of the Enlightenment: reason, individual rights, capitalism, and the pursuit of happiness. Focusing on America’s response to the Sept. 11...See More
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Assault From the Ivory Tower (MP3 download)

Why university professors are so hostile towards America.
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Can Capitalism Survive? (MP3 download)

In this 1990 lecture, philosopher Leonard Peikoff offers a business-savvy audience his perspective on whether free market capitalism can survive. Peikoff identifies three pillars of capitalism, examining each one’s status in the present day. He also also leads the audience through a quick sweep of American history, commenting on the decline in freedom over time.
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Centenary Reminiscences of Ayn Rand (MP3 download)

In this presentation, recorded live at a February 5, 2005, banquet commemorating the centenary of Ayn Rand’s birth, Dr. Leonard Peikoff delivers a variety of anecdotes, both serious and humorous, from his longtime association with Rand. His remarks are followed by a question-and-answer period about Rand’s life and work.
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Certainty and Happiness: Achieving Success in Thought and Action (MP3 download)

Dr. Peikoff's analysis of the contrast between Objectivism's "philosophy of success" and the culturally dominant "philosophy of failure"; and the fundamental error shared by the enemies of certainty and of happiness.
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Cultural Commentary Q & A (MP3 download)

In this riveting Q & A session, delivered at the Objectivist Summer Conference in 2008, Dr. Peikoff tackles questions that include: Why are so few women involved in Objectivism? What were Ayn Rand's views on evolution? What changes would he make to his book "The Ominous Parallels" if he were writing it today? Dr. Peikoff also discusses his favorite memories of Ayn...See More
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Eight Great Plays as Literature and as Philosophy (MP3 download)

This course is designed to give you the ability to understand, judge and savor the values offered by great drama.
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