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Ayn Rand and the Moral Foundation of Freedom

Gloria Alvarez, Yaron Brook

Presented at: Exploring Objectivism with Gloria Álvarez

Date: Nov 21, 2019

In this episode, Gloria Álvarez interviews Ayn Rand Institute board chairman Yaron Brook and philosopher Tara Smith about Objectivism's perspective on the relationship between fundamental philosophical issues and practical politics. They shed light on Ayn Rand's view of the proper limits of government power, what distinguishes Ayn Rand from libertarian thinkers, and why she held that advocates of a free society could not defend capitalism without defending its moral roots.


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