Course LevelCoursesInstructor(s)Start DateEnd DateRegistrationAvailable ForAuditor*Graded*
Advanced Seminar on “Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology”
An in-depth study of Rand’s theory of concepts for graduate students in philosophy.
Gregory Salmieri, Harry Binswanger
07/05/2021
08/14/2021
Closed
Invitation Only
$1,200.00$1,500.00
$1,200.00$1,500.00
Advanced Writing and Editing
Advanced training in writing and editing articles aimed at an intellectually oriented general audience, led by the senior editors of New Ideal.
Keith Lockitch, Elan Journo
10/04/2021
06/13/2022
Closed
Invitation Only
$1,200.00$1,500.00
$1,200.00$1,500.00
An Exploration of Critical Race Theory
A study of some of the major works and thinkers behind what has emerged as a dominant philosophical perspective in today’s culture.
Onkar Ghate, Nikos Sotirakopoulos
01/05/2022
06/19/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$1,980.00$2,295.00
$1,980.00$2,295.00
Bundle: OAC Year 2 Writing and Philosophy
Sign up for all of the Objectivist Academic Center Year 2 courses, "Writing and Editing" and "Philosophy Course: Francis Bacon, Baruch Spinoza, and Philosophy of Science".
Keith Lockitch, Daniel Schwartz, Alex Silverman, Mike Mazza
10/19/2021
06/14/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$3,990.00$4,590.00
$3,990.00$4,590.00
Bundle: Francis Bacon, Baruch Spinoza, and Philosophy of Science
Objectivist Academic Center Year 2: A set of seminars on important historical figures in philosophy, taught by experts in each topic.
Daniel Schwartz, Alex Silverman, Mike Mazza
10/19/2021
06/14/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$1,995.00$2,295.00
$1,995.00$2,295.00
Writing and Editing
Objectivist Academic Center Year 2: This intensive course on writing and editing hones students' ability to communicate objectively.
Keith Lockitch
11/17/2021
05/11/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$1,995.00$2,280.00
$1,995.00$2,280.00
Philosophical Analysis and Communication
Objectivist Academic Center Year 3: An advanced course on oral communication, coupled with philosophical studies on topics including Critical Race Theory and Virtue Ethics.
Onkar Ghate, Elan Journo, Keith Lockitch, Aaron Smith,
Ben Bayer, Nikos Sotirakopoulos, Tristan de Liége
10/21/2021
09/05/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$3,990.00$4,590.00
$3,990.00$4,590.00
Seminar on Objectivism
Objectivist Academic Center Year 1: This undergraduate-level seminar introduces students to Objectivism and its positions on key philosophical issues.
Onkar Ghate, Aaron Smith, Ben Bayer
10/04/2021
09/09/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$3,990.00$4,590.00
$3,990.00$4,590.00
Oral Communication
This seminar is designed to hone clear speaking skills. It is led by the Ayn Rand Institute's senior faculty.
Keith Lockitch, Elan Journo, Aaron Smith, Ben Bayer, Mike Mazza
10/21/2021
12/09/2021
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$990.00$1,500.00
$990.00$1,500.00
Baruch Spinoza
A seminar examining the ideas of 17th century Dutch philosopher Baruch Spinoza.
Alex Silverman
01/03/2022
02/14/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$990.00$1,200.00
$990.00$1,200.00
Francis Bacon
This seminar will focus on the ideas of Francis Bacon, the 16th century English philosopher.
Daniel Schwartz
10/19/2021
12/07/2021
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$990.00$1,200.00
$990.00$1,200.00
Philosophy of Science
With a special focus on ideas developed in the 19th century, this seminar will review developments in the philosophy of science.
Mike Mazza
04/05/2022
06/14/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$990.00$1,200.00
$990.00$1,200.00
Virtue Ethics
This seminar will focus on a resurgent trend in philosophy, virtue ethics, drawing on materials ranging from Ancient Greece to today.
Tristan de Liége
07/25/2022
09/05/2022
Open
Auditors, Graded Students
$990.00$1,200.00
$990.00$1,200.00
Workshop on Public Speaking
An intensive course on presentation skills and public speaking geared towards budding intellectuals.
Yaron Brook
06/14/2021
07/20/2021
Closed
Invitation Only
$1,200.00$1,500.00
$1,200.00$1,500.00

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*Graded registration is only available to those who have previously applied and been accepted to the OAC or OGC as graded students. Other courses are open to auditors if indicated as such in the Registration column. ARU auditors participate in live classes, interact with faculty and access all course content, but do not submit assignments or receive grades. ARI reserves the right to deny any registration for any reason, and to limit auditor activity in any course.