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Thursday, June 19 • 9:30am - 10:30am
Introductory Course 1: Living for Yourself

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Part 1 of the special Thursday, June 19, Objectivist Education Program Introductory Course: “Objectivism: A Rational Philosophy for the Hero in Your Soul”

To know what the best of any kind of thing is—be it the best knife, the best life, or the best philosophy—one needs to identify the purpose of that kind of thing. This lecture will consider the purpose of a system of ethics and what you should look for in choosing one. It will explore what it means to value something, and in particular, what it means to regard your own life as your ultimate value.


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Alexander R. Cohen

Philosopher / Activist, The Center for the Individual
Alexander R. Cohen, JD, MA, an independent writer, editor, and scholar. He has taught Objectivism at the introductory level and at TAS’s Graduate Seminar, and he has lectured at the Atlas Summit (or its predecessor events) every year since 2006. He has also been an Associate Scholar at The Atlas Society as well as managing editor of the Business Rights Center. Cohen studied philosophy at the graduate level at the City University of New... Read More →

Thursday June 19, 2014 9:30am - 10:30am
Loft South Manchester Country Club

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