Advanced Semester Schedule
Advanced Topics in Ethics
Suggested campus talks
Tara Smith: “Passing Judgment: Ayn Rand’s View of Justice”
Tara Smith: “The Virtuous Egoist” by Dr. Tara Smith
Peter Schwartz: The Virtue of Selfishness: Ayn Rand's Radical Code of Morality”
Harry Binswanger: "Bridging the Is-Ought Gap"
Peter Schwartz: "The Virtue of Selfishness: Ayn Rand's Radical Code of Morality"
Leonard Peikoff: "Moral Virtue" (In Lending Library)
Leonard Peikoff: "Why Should One Act on Principle?" (In Lending Library)
Tara Smith: "Virtues or Vices? Kindness, Generosity, Charity"
Tara Smith: "Self-Interest" (In Lending Library)
Tara Smith: "Moral Ambition: Perfection and Pride" (In Lending Library)
Darryl Wright: "Advanced Topics in Ethics"
Darryl Wright: "Ayn Rand's Ethics
Darryl Wright: "Reason and Selfishness"
Suggested reading list
Ayn Rand: The Virtue of Selfishness
Ayn Rand: "Causality Versus Duty" Philosophy: Who Needs It
Ayn Rand: "Who Is the Final Authority in Ethics?" The Voice of Reason
Leonard Peikoff: Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand, chapters 69
Note: If you decide to work through selections from Leonard Peikoff's Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand, a good approach is to read a section as homework before each meeting.