In 1991, Dr. Leonard Peikoff published his book Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand, which he called “the definitive presentation of Ayn Rand’s philosophy—as interpreted by her best student and chosen heir.” In this 1992 radio interview, Dr. Peikoff discusses the book, answering several questions about Objectivism and about Ayn Rand. The subjects he discusses include:
What is Objectivism?
Man’s rights, America and capitalism
Virtue, the good, the foundations of ethics, and happiness
Why Rand never wrote a complete non-fiction treatise on Objectivism
Environmentalism, animal rights and homosexuality
Rand’s attitude toward others and her view of love
Dr. Peikoff’s view of Rand’s place in history
Recorded in 1992.
(MP3 download; 34 min., 24.71 MB)
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