In this collection of talks and lectures, Leonard Peikoff addresses key cultural, philosophical, and political phenomena from the perspective of Objectivism. Topics include: the philosophic foundations of capitalism and the rise of statism in America, the role of philosophy and psychology in history, the essential subject matter of pre-college education, and more. A major theme running through these talks is that philosophy is the fundamental factor shaping men’s choices and actions and the course of civilization.

Disclaimer: Although Dr. Peikoff granted permission for the creation of this course in a new format, he has not reviewed or approved any of its content.