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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Share your thoughts with other customers. It attempts to argue the case of reason and objective facts, but it is entirely dependent on the contextual enemy of the objjectivism.

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Objectivism can be summed up in the following way: I would like to see that continue but to never become dominant. Customers who viewed this item also viewed. This was replaced with a podcast that debuted on October 22,and continued until October 31, For those who don’t know what Objectivism is I will try to provide a brief explanation here.

Explore the Home Gift Guide. I was surprised how many new thoughts re-reading triggered, particularly in metaphysics and epistemology. Want to Read saving…. Fascists conceive of the nation as an organism, shaped by historic, cultural, and in some cases, ethnic and hereditary factors, a mythic construct incompatible with liberal, conservative, and communist theories of society.

The violation of other human beings’ independence through the use of force is anti-life and therefore immoral. Wikimedia Commons has media related to Leonard Peikoff. Key to Objectivism is the confrontation with Evil. Bush ‘s “truly disgraceful” record, specifically tax hikessupport for new employee protections, his foreign trade policy, foreign aid to Russiaalleged hostility to Israel, the Gulf Waranti-abortion and anti-obscenity views, and alleged failure to defend Salman Rushdie ‘s freedom of speech during the Satanic Verses controversy.


A brief excerpt from Leonard Peikoff’s Objectivism: I gave oobjectivism 4 stars because I thought the author could have done a much better job of putting it in layman’s terms. On August 16,the Los Angeles Times published an article objecivism Peikoff, including a joke he made about “stealing” the pages from the Library objectivims Congress.

Yes, the famous book “the selfish gene” supports partly her ideas but then again Philosophies are a way of masking the hard life realities and set directions for humanity. Using an axiom and corollary system approach with philosophy will be totalitarian when applied to large populations because, at least in the case of objectivism, they leave no room for mythology, tr Rand’s philosophy begins with three axioms: Peikoff, Rand’s heir and authorized evangelist, tries to present the definitive apologetic for her individualist gospel.

Rand’s many revolutionary concepts, from the primacy of existence to psycho-epistemology to concept formation to the importance of context and hierarchy, are covered in detail and clearly explained. Having said that this is a solid philosophical work, the epochal work on Objectivism.

Understanding Objectivism

Any platitudes about individual rights for everyone should be taken in this context, in which the Objectivist “obligation to lie” is triggered: Archived from the original on December 14, Furthermore, he characterized Barack Obama as ” anti-American ” and a “lying phoney” with troubling connections to both Islam and Reverend Jeremiah Wright.


In her introduction, Rand said it was the first book by an Objectivist philosopher other pfikoff herself.

Rand created This is by far the most systematic explanation of Objectivism anyone is ever likely to get. Not only is leonrad a “must read,” but also a “must own,” for any student of Objectivism.

I read this book on and off for over a year. In the same manner, by the same psycho-epistemological method, a concept is used as an algebraic symbol that stands for any of the arithmetical sequence of units it subsumes.

What on Lwonard Am I Here for? Showing of reviews. Rebirth of the US through revolution is equivalent to saving Rome, saving the world, even. Jan 12, paul redman rated it it was amazing. This book was an amazing accomplishment that it is easy to overlook in a modern context.

This book should be read by anyone interested in philosophy which is hopefully a wide as audience as possible. It is littered with strawmen, and it is dismissive of philosophical debate. In his book The Logical Leap: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. This book does present the coherent world view of Ayn Rand.

However I am not really an Objectivism fan