Specialties: Ethics, Political & Legal Philosophy, Objectivism
Dr. Smith is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Texas, where she currently holds the Anthem Foundation Fellowship for the Study of Objectivism.
She is the author of Moral Rights & Political Freedom;, Viable Values: A Study of Life as the Root & Reward of Morality (Rowman & Littlefield, 2000); and Ayn Rand’s Normative Ethics: The Virtuous Egoist.
Dr. Smith has published articles or lectured on such topics as self-interest, objectivity, individual rights, judicial “activism,” pride, justice, forgiveness, and romantic love.
Dr. Smith has also presented seminars on clear thinking to businessmen.
- Rationality and Objectivity
- Moral Ambition: Perfection and Pride
- The Value of Purpose
- Passing Judgment: Ayn Rand’s View of Justice
- How “Activist” Should Judges Be?