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Religion as a Primitive Form of Philosophy

Gloria Alvarez, Onkar Ghate

Presented at: Exploring Objectivism with Gloria Álvarez

Date: Dec 26, 2019

In this episode, Gloria Álvarez interviews philosopher Onkar Ghate on why Ayn Rand wrote that religion is a “primitive form of philosophy” (“Psycho-Epistemology and Art,” The Romantic Manifesto). They discuss the fundamental questions addressed by religious and secular philosophies and why man needs answers to these questions. Ghate explains why Plato and Aristotle represent the two basic and conflicting approaches to philosophy, and defines the historical legacies of both.

philosophypsycho-epistemologyhistory of philosophy

Parts: 1

Handout: none