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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.

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A discussion about the military and how it’s currently being run.
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Date: June 16th, 2008
Duration: 04:04
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What did Ayn Rand mean when she used the term “heroic being” in describing her concept of man?
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: June 16th, 2008
Duration: 03:09
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If it is moral to use torture at all, how could you limit the government to only using this power in an emergency situation?
2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: June 16th, 2008
Duration: 01:42
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Is the ability as a human being to think in abstract principles the single most powerful attribute one could ever possess?
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Date: June 16th, 2008
Duration: 01:16
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Topics: Certainty, Reason
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How can Objectivists claim to know that there is no afterlife?
2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 52 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5
Date: June 16th, 2008
Duration: 03:16
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Topics: Fact, Reason
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