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Exciting New Courses at the Ayn Rand University

In this episode of New Ideal Live, Ben Bayer, Ziemowit Gowin, Harry Binswanger, Shoshana Milgram, and Don Watkins discuss new course offerings at the Ayn Rand University (ARU).

Among the topics covered:

  • The goals of the Ayn Rand University and how students can benefit from it;
  • Shoshana Milgram’s course Dostoevsky’s Crime and Punishment: Investigating the Mind of a Murderer;
  • How ARU courses facilitate in-depth study of Objectivism through feedback and interaction;
  • Harry Binswanger’s new courses on Objectivist Logic and Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology;
  • The best ARU courses for those new to Objectivism;
  • How ARU helps to train new intellectuals;
  • How ARU coaches help students to personalize the program and apply it to their lives;
  • New courses on Philosophy, Work, and Business and Persuasion Mastery;
  • Wrap up: ARU logistics, testimonials, and application information.

Mentioned in the discussion are the website for applying to ARU and new reading groups focused on Ayn Rand’s non-fiction, and Ayn Rand’s essay “For The New Intellectual.”

This episode was recorded on April 5, 2023. Listen to the discussion below. Listen and subscribe from your mobile device on Apple PodcastsGoogle PodcastsSpotify or Stitcher. Watch previous episodes here.

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Dan Schwartz

Dan Schwartz, PhD in philosophy and formerly a professor, is a visiting fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute.

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