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Ayn Rand's Political Philosophy

Gloria Alvarez, Gregory Salmieri

Presented at: Exploring Objectivism with Gloria Álvarez

Date: Mar 25, 2020

In this episode, Gloria Álvarez interviews philosopher Gregory Salmieri about Ayn Rand and Objectivism. They explore a variety of the issues raised in Salmieri’s book Foundations of a Free Society: Reflections on Ayn Rand’s Political Philosophy, and discuss why Rand found it necessary to develop a new philosophy and why she named it “Objectivism.” They also address the issue of parental obligations to children in a free society, the concept of self-ownership, and other engaging topics.


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