NYC Junto Podcast – Andrew Bernstein’s “Introduction to Objectivism” Jan. 2015

January 9, 2015

January 1, 2015: Andrew Bernstein
His talk “Introduction to Objectivism” is based on his book
Objectivism in One Lesson: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Ayn Rand


He’s a philosopher, novelist and radical for laissez-faire capitalism. He’s taught philosophy at SUNY Purchase, Marist College, Hunter College, SUNY New Paltz and other NY-area universities. He was selected “Teacher of the Year” at both SUNY Purchase and Marymount College.

He lectures regularly at colleges, including Harvard, Stanford, University of Chicago, Yale, U.S. Military Academy West Point, Columbia and others.

He also speaks at Tea Parties, Objectivist conferences, events sponsored by the Foundation for Economic Education (FEE), the Institute for Humane Studies (IHS), the Clemson Institute for the Study of Capitalism and the Bastiat Society. He’s lectured in Israel, England, Belgium, Norway, Guatemala and other countries.

His expertise include Objectivism, Ayn Rand’s novels, nature of heroism, history of capitalism — its moral superiority and application of the principle of individual rights to health care, abortion, gun ownership, immigration, war on drugs, etc. He lectures at high schools, U.S. area and nationally, about Ayn Rand’s novels and philosophy.

He’s author of “The Capitalist Manifesto: The historic, economic, and philosophic case for laissez-faire,” “Capitalism Unbound: The incontestable moral case for individual rights” and “Capitalist Solutions: A philosophy of American moral dilemmas.”

His has articles in The Objective Standard where he’s contributing editor,, Chicago Tribune, Washington Times and Detroit Free Press.

He was 2013-14 Hayek Research Fellow, Clemson Institute for Study of Capitalism, Clemson University, where he taught and wrote the first draft of his book, “Heroes and Hero Worship: An examination of the nature and importance of heroism.”

Listen to his talks:
– With Robert Begley, Junto speaker, founder NY Heroes Society,
– With Jason Hill and others – How do Ayn Rand’s ideas impact one’s life,
read articles including an excerpt of “Aristotle Versus Religion,” all at:

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