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Harry Binswanger
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Onkar Ghate

Exploring Objectivism:
The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

8 Lessons
5h 28m
Level
Beginner
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If you have ever wondered what philosophy is and how ideas shape human life, this course is for you. Join Gloria Álvarez as she interviews Ayn Rand Institute philosophers Harry Binswanger and Onkar Ghate on...
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Onkar Ghate
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Keith Lockitch
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Aaron Smith
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Ben Bayer

Free Preview! The Objectivist Academic Center (OAC)

11 Lessons
3h 27m
Level
Advanced
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In this free preview course, you can sample the educational experience of being in the Objectivist Academic Center (OAC®), ARI's premier intellectual training program featuring live courses taught by videoconference. Join at aynrand.org/OAC The core of...
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Aaron Smith
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Ben Bayer
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Onkar Ghate
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Keith Lockitch
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Gregory Salmieri

OAC (Year 3): Philosophical Analysis and Communication

5 Lessons
2h 7m
Level
Advanced
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This is an ongoing live course taught in the Objectivist Academic Center (OAC), ARI’s premier intellectual training program featuring weekly classes conducted by videoconference. Visit aynrand.org/oac to learn how you can gain access to this...
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Harry Binswanger
Member, Board of Directors

Free Will

2 Lessons
3h 4m
Level
Intermediate
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Ayn Rand is the first philosopher to recognize that the free will is at the root of not only ethics but also epistemology. By identifying that “Man is a being of volitional consciousness,” that one’s choice...
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Gregory Salmieri
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Aaron Smith
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Onkar Ghate
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Ben Bayer

OAC (Year 2): Philosophy – Fundamental Questions

12 Lessons
12h 10m
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Intermediate
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This is an ongoing live course taught in the Objectivist Academic Center (OAC), ARI’s premier intellectual training program featuring weekly classes conducted by videoconference. Visit aynrand.org/oac to learn how you can gain access to this...
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Onkar Ghate
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Aaron Smith
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Ben Bayer

OAC (Year 1): Seminar on Objectivism

34 Lessons
56h 5m
Level
Intermediate
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This is an ongoing live course taught in the Objectivist Academic Center (OAC), ARI’s premier intellectual training program featuring weekly classes conducted by videoconference. Visit aynrand.org/oac to gain access to this exclusive content and begin...
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Gregory Salmieri
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Ben Bayer

Objective Thinking

6 Lessons
8h 19m
Level
Intermediate
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If you are an honest person, you are not content to hold beliefs subjectively—because of accidental features of your psychology or circumstances. You aspire to be objective—to conform all of your thinking to the facts....
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Tara Smith
Professor of Philosophy University of Texas at Austin

Rationality and Objectivity

5 Lessons
4h 57m
Level
Intermediate
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Though rationality and objectivity are central to Objectivism, Objectivists’ understanding of these concepts is often sketchy. In this course, Dr. Smith deepens your understanding of exactly what rationality and objectivity consist of. It identifies the...
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Onkar Ghate
Chief Philosophy Officer & Senior Fellow

Seize the Reins of Your Mind

2 Lessons
1h 26m
Level
Beginner
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Many educated people today dismiss free will as an illusion and instead view themselves and other people as determined by their environment and their genetics. Objectivism offers a very different view. It holds that the...
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Harry Binswanger
Member, Board of Directors

Ayn Rand’s Life: Highlights and Sidelights

2 Lessons
2h 55m
Level
Beginner
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Ayn Rand embodied three extraordinary qualities: philosophic genius, heroic rationality and passionate man-worship. The result was the outstanding figure of the modern era—perhaps, of any era. These two lectures portray the essence of a world-historical figure...
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Leonard Peikoff
Ayn Rand’s Foremost Student and Today’s Leading Expert on Objectivism

Induction in Physics and Philosophy

7 Lessons
13h 14m
Level
Advanced
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These historic lectures present, for the first time, the solution to the problem of induction, and thereby complete, in every essential respect, the validation of reason. Dr. Peikoff begins by identifying the axioms of induction and...
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Ayn Rand
Originator of the Philosophy of Objectivism

The Anti-Industrial Revolution

1 Lesson
1h 8m
Level
Intermediate
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★★★★
In this 1970 lecture, Ayn Rand analyzes the arguments and underlying motivation of the emerging “ecology” movement, the forerunner of today’s environmentalism. Separating legitimate concerns about pollution from the movement’s deeper animus toward industrial civilization...
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