Ayn Rand defined psycho-epistemology as “the study of man’s cognitive processes from the aspect of the interaction between the conscious mind and the automatic functions of the subconscious.”

In these illuminating lectures on this new science, Harry Binswanger presents Ayn Rand’s revolutionary theories and offers his own penetrating observations on the role of the subconscious in thinking and on the specific operations by which one “programs” one’s subconscious.

Topics include:

  • The conscious mind as the manager of the subconscious
  • “Filing” and “retrieving” data
  • What is and what is not directly volitional
  • A new view of creativity