Rethinking Selfishness

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Submitted by Ayn Rand Center on Wed, 2013-10-23 02:44

Please join us on Thursday, October 24th at 7:00pm (Pacific time) for:

"Rethinking Selfishness: Ayn Rand's New Conception of Egoism"

by Dr. Onkar Ghate

This lecture explores what makes Ayn Rand's idea of self-interest distinctive. Dr. Ghate explains why selfishness has served him as a source of unconventional but inspiring moral guidance.

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Bio: Dr. Ghate is a senior fellow at the Ayn Rand Institute. He teaches at the Institute's Objectivist Academic Center, speaks on philosophy and Objectivism across North America, and publishes scholarly articles on Ayn Rand's fiction and philosophy. His op-eds have appeared in the Houston Chronicle,, Las Vegas Review-Journal, Providence Journal, San Diego Business Journal, Orange County Register and He has given numerous radio interviews, including NPR and BBC Radio, and has appeared as a television guest on CNBC, KCET, Fox News Channel and the CBS Evening News. Dr. Ghate received his doctorate in philosophy from the University of Calgary.

Stewart Margolis
Campus Club Coordinator
Ayn Rand Institute

Note: This event is organized and/or sponsored by an organization other than the Ayn Rand Institute. The Ayn Rand Institute does not necessarily agree with all of the content that will be presented.