Dr. Greg Salmieri holds a fellowship in philosophy at the Anthem Foundation and currently teaches at Rutgers University. His published work focuses on Aristotle’s epistemology and ethics and Ayn Rand’s philosophy and novels. Of special note here, he is coeditor with the late Allan Gotthelf
...today we are bombarded with the perspective of determinism: that some combination of external facts, such as your upbringing, education, genetics, culture, and race, determine your fate. Now I don’t think this is true.
In anticipation for the Ayn Rand Student Conference this November,
we tapped one of its speakers Gena Gorlin on the shoulder to share a
sneak preview of her upcoming talk, which explores how students
can think about and achieve long-term, personal happiness.
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Before we begin, could you
This November, students will join together at the 2016 Ayn Rand Student Conference in Atlanta, Georgia to learn about Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism. This conference is brought to you by the Ayn Rand Institute in collaboration with STRIVE, and it will focus on the issue