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The Peikoff Podcasts

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Dr. Peikoff answers questions about Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism. His podcasts focus on human relationships, career, moral issues – not technical philosophy or practical politics.

The podcasts are available by single questions or as full episodes.

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To YB: Given today’s philosophical culture, is it advisable to get behind the science of geneticalteration? If we can’t get freedom right, should I be worried about what the intellectual community is doing to my food and medicine?
4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: April 18th, 2016
Duration: 03:03
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To YB: Since Objectivists vote on a candidate’s basic political principles but not necessarily on the candidate’s whole philosophy, do you think Senator Ted Cruz is closer to the former and worthy of my vote?
6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: April 18th, 2016
Duration: 03:51
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To YB: How would Donald Trump be rated in THE DIM HYPOTHESIS?
6 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 56 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: April 18th, 2016
Duration: 03:35
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To YB: You came all the way to America to make a life for yourself and eventually settled in California. What objective criteria defined that decision?
4 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 54 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: April 18th, 2016
Duration: 02:00
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Is the ancient Greek doctrine of Sophism in ethics essentially the same as “whim-worshipping” or “nihilism”?
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Date: April 4th, 2016
Duration: 04:13
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Topics: Values
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