Objectivist Intellectuals

Michael Berliner
Dr. Berliner is the senior advisor to the Ayn Rand Archives. He was the executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute from its founding to January 2000.

Andrew Bernstein

Dr. Andrew Bernstein lectures around the country—and internationally—on Ayn Rand’s best selling novels Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead, We The Living and Anthem, and on her revolutionary philosophy for living on earth: Objectivism.

Andrew Lewis
Andrew Lewis broadcasts Ayn Rand’s ideas opinions on the Andrew Lewis Show.

Ben Bayer
Ben Bayer is a visiting professor of philosophy at Loyola University New Orleans. He studies questions about knowledge and free will. Also on medium.

Craig Biddle
Craig Biddle is editor of The Objective Standard and author of Loving Life: The Morality of Self-Interest and the Facts that Support It; Understanding Rational Egoism; and the forthcoming Forbidden Fruit for Teens: Moral Truths Your Parents, Preachers, and Teachers Don’t Want You to Know. His book in progress is “Thinking in Principles.” Biddle also serves on the board of directors of the Prometheus Foundation.

Harry Binswanger
Harry Binswanger Letter (HBL) is a website for those interested in Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, and its application to today’s culture.

Yaron Brook
An Objectivist human dynamo.

Alex Epstein
Alex Epstein is a philosopher who argues that “human flourishing” should be the guiding principle of industrial and environmental progress.

Elan Journo
Analyzing foreign policy and cultural issues from an Objectivist perspective.

Dr. Ellen Kenner
Licensed clinical psychologist; Host of the syndicated radio show, The Rational Basis of Happiness; co-author of The Selfish Path to Romance—How to Love with Passion and Reason with Dr. Edwin Locke.

Edwin Locke
Internationally known for his research on goal setting. A recent survey found that Locke’s goal setting theory (developed with G. Latham) was ranked #1 in importance among 73 management theories.

Scott Holleran
Scott’s writing, editing, and journalism include articles for the Wall Street Journal, Los Angeles Times and many others.

Stephen Hicks
A productive human dynamo. His book Explaining Postmodernism: Skepticism and Socialism from Rousseau to Foucault is excellent.

John David Lewis
Dr. Lewis authored three books—Nothing Less than Victory: Decisive Wars and the Lessons of History; Early Greek Lawgivers; and Solon the Thinker: Political Thought in Archaic Athens—as well as many other publications in academia and in the popular press.

Adam Mossoff
Mr. Mossoff is a professor of law at Antonin Scalia Law School at George Mason University. He is a founder and director of Academic Programs at the Center for the Protection of Intellectual Property. He speaks and writes extensively on intellectual property law and policy.

Amy Peikoff
Amy is busy writing a book, Legalizing Privacy: Why and How, which discusses the value of privacy for the virtuous life and the proper means of protecting it.

Leonard Peikoff
Dr. Peikoff is Ayn Rand’s heir and the world’s foremost authority on Objectivism.

Ron Pisaturo
Philosopher, writer, and student of Ayn Rand’s philosophy of Objectivism.

Brian Phillips
Brian Phillips has been actively defending individual rights for the past twenty-five years. He is the author of Individual Rights and Government Wrongs

George Reisman
Author of Capitalism: A Treatise on Economics.

Greg Salmieri
Specializes in ancient philosophy (especially Aristotle), epistemology (especially the relevance of theories of concepts to issues of justification), and ethics (especially topics pertaining to the objectivity of values, the moral status of productive work, and the relation between morality and self-interest).

Richard Salsman
Political economy insights from a Sayesian-Objectivist perspective.

Peter Schwartz
Peter Schwartz founding editor and publisher of The Intellectual Activist (1979-1991), a periodical that covered political-social developments from a pro-individual-rights orientation.

Robert Tracinski
Former publisher of The Intellectual Activist, now The Tracinski Letter. See more of his writings at Capitalism Magazine, RCP, Federalist, and the Bulwark.

Lisa Van Damme
Raising Children with Exalted Ambition and Depth of Soul

Don Watkins
Writer. Speaker. Thinker.

Jaana Woiceshyn
Author of How to be Profitable & Moral: A Rational Egoist Approach to Business.