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    • Objectivism

    • The Philosophy of Ayn Rand
    • By: Leonard Peikoff
    • Narrated by: Johanna Ward
    • Length: 19 hrs and 5 mins
    • Unabridged
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    This brilliantly conceived book is based on a lecture course given by Dr. Leonard Peikoff in 1976 entitled, "The Philosophy of Objectivism". The lectures were attended by Ayn Rand, who helped prepare them and who also joined Peikoff in answering questions.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • The very best overview of Objectivism

    • By L. Hattery on 06-24-05

    Regular price: $31.47

    • The Voice of Reason

    • Essays in Objectivist Thought
    • By: Ayn Rand, Leonard Peikoff
    • Narrated by: Bernadette Dunne
    • Length: 15 hrs and 54 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In the years between her first public lecture in 1961 and her last in 1981, Ayn Rand spoke and wrote about topics as different as education, medicine, Vietnam, and the death of Marilyn Monroe. In The Voice of Reason, these pieces are gathered together in book form for the first time. Written in the last decades of Rand's life, they reflect a life lived on principle, a probing mind, and a passionate intensity. With them are five essays by Leonard Peikoff, Rand's longtime associate and literary executor.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Many good essays

    • By Anonymous User on 06-21-18

    Regular price: $25.17

    • The DIM Hypothesis

    • Why the Lights of the West Are Going Out
    • By: Leonard Peikoff
    • Narrated by: Robin Field
    • Length: 17 hrs and 36 mins
    • Unabridged
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    In his groundbreaking and controversial book The DIM Hypothesis, Dr. Leonard Peikoff casts a penetrating new light on the process of human thought and thereby on Western culture and history. In this far-reaching study, Peikoff identifies the three methods people use to integrate concrete data into a whole, as when connecting diverse experiments by a scientific theory, separate laws into a constitution, or single events into a story.

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    • Objetivismo Aplicado

    • By Felipe Abdala Viveros on 09-23-15

    Regular price: $19.95

    • Teaching Johnny to Think

    • By: Leonard Peikoff, Marlene Trollope
    • Narrated by: David Cochran Heath
    • Length: 4 hrs and 19 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Dr. Peikoff makes a compelling case for a rational system of education by contrasting three approaches to philosophy and the different educational alternatives they propose to replace our present system. He translates the usual abstract discussions in this field into material easily comprehensible to the listener. In the process, he defines a proper methodology and curriculum that will produce thinking high school graduates confident of their ability to achieve their goals.

    Regular price: $17.47

    • Discovering Great Plays

    • By: Leonard Peikoff, Marlene Trollope
    • Narrated by: Robertson Dean
    • Length: 13 hrs and 49 mins
    • Unabridged
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    Based on a series of lectures by Leonard Peikoff and edited by Marlene Trollope, Discovering Great Plays provides the ability to understand, judge, and savor the values offered by great drama. Listeners will discover plot-theme as the key to a play; see Antigone as a great heroine and Iago as the darkest villain in literature; learn about the Cornelian hero; see how Schiller's "Grand Inquisitor" scene is the most dramatic and philosophic in all of theater; and discover Shaw's brilliance in presenting the genius against society. 

    Regular price: $24.47