Leonard Peikoff is universally recognized as the preeminent Rand scholar writing today. He worked closely with Ayn Rand for thirty years and was designated. This brilliantly conceived and organized book is Dr. Leonard Peikoff’s classic text on the abstract principles and practical applications of Objectivism. This brilliantly conceived and organized book is Dr. Leonard Peikoff’s classic text on the abstract principles and practical applications of Objectivism, based on.

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Also, math is the study of the changeless Plato, Spinoza, Hobbes all say that therefore math is only information about the universal, necessary, and certain and that the real world changes and logic and math can’t give you objectivity when related to reality.

In JulyPeikoff had an assistant deliver the manuscripts of Rand’s novels, except for the first and last pages of The Fountainheadwhich he had framed.

Following the dissolution of NBI inPeikoff continued to give private lecture courses on a variety of topics to large Objectivist audiences, and recordings of these have been sold for many years. No trivia or quizzes yet. Read reviews that mention ayn rand leonard peikoff atlas shrugged rand held that her philosophy philosophy of ayn anyone interested ethics and politics objectivism the philosophy highly recommend human beings virtue of selfishness philosophy of objectivism great job concept formation real world unknown ideal metaphysics and epistemology presentation of objectivism worth reading capitalism unknown.

Objectivisim in its whole is not presented.

Objectivism and homosexuality Objectivism and libertarianism Objectivism’s rejection of the primitive Objecfivism hero. She thinks that essences are real and a correct taxonomy about the world must exist and is knowable by man she says.

Ayn Rand Library Book 6 Paperback: The explanations are very accessible and Peikoff makes a good case for Objectivism. Nobody is born that way in her world and we are responsible leoanrd everything.


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This book was an amazing accomplishment that it is easy to overlook in a modern context. Induction in Physics which he co-wrote with physicist David HarrimanPeikoff argues that there is no problem of inductionbecause philosophy is itself an inductive science and, therefore, that any attempt to deny the validity of induction contradicts itself by implicitly accepting the validity of induction.

It is unfortunate that she was totally atheist because of her belief that people based a knowledge of God strictly on feelings, thus His existence cannot be proved or disproved–Therefore not based on reality and not worth even discussing.

In peiooff projects Wikimedia Commons Wikiquote. Rand’s philosophy begins with three axioms: Goodreads helps you keep keonard of books you want to read. During her lifetime, Rand leonarc made a statement that she would bequeath her manuscripts to objecrivism Library of Congress. I will be re-reading this book and will start making my way through the rest of Ayn Rand’s works.

Although the book is deductively structured from a foundation of three basic axioms, its argument is also based on a plethora undisclosed presumptions.

Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand by Leonard Peikoff

Fascists conceive of the nation as an organism, shaped leoonard historic, cultural, and in some cases, ethnic and hereditary factors, a mythic construct incompatible with liberal, conservative, and communist theories of society. In late fall I read about art and the duel between Plato and Aristotle.

This book not only changed my entire outlook in life, oobjectivism also altered the way I looked at religion. This book should be read by anyone interested in philosophy which is hopefully a wide as audience as possible. In SeptemberPeikoff endorsed Mitt Romney for the Presidency, citing President Obama’s alleged nihilismtaxationeconomic and energy policiesObamacareand his use of executive orders.


Existence is a primary: The philosophy has five bases. Archived from the original on December 14, View all 9 comments. Of the presidential electionPeikoff said, “I wouldn’t dream of voting”, saying that the Republicans should be “wiped out” or “severely punished” for their association with the religious right.

The Philosophy of Objectivism

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The best, most easily assimilated work on Rand’s brilliant philosophy. Having said that this is objectigism solid philosophical work, the epochal work on Objectivism.

Kant et al can and should be put to rest. Peikoff, for whom will you vote for the presidential election this Novemberand why?

Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

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See all reviews. Rebirth of the US through revolution is equivalent to saving Rome, saving the world, even. Ayn Rand is not a scientist, doesn’t understand the philosophy of science at all, and doesn’t realize that there are multiple values in science such as simplicity Ockham’s Razorprediction, accuracy, the web of knowledge see Quineand the narrative used to explain the phenomena. For those who don’t know what Objectivism is I will try to provide a brief explanation here.

Feb 11, Ramon rated it really liked it. So since I will never ever ever read another book by or about Ayn Rand, I’m saying I read this because why the heck not?