Posts Tagged ‘epistemology’

In a rare interview with Tom Snyder, author-philosopher Ayn Rand describes epistemology: how to know things, and her particular philosophical system which she calls Objectivism. She shares how her ideas contrast with other philosophies and established systems of morals and ethics such as those proposed by religions. She is a particular critic of altruism in society, of religious faith without the benefit of evidence, and of Immanuel Kant’s ideas.

Although her ideas have been received both acclaim and wide criticism, Rand’s talk nevertheless remains very fascinating and relevant to this day.


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