Objectivism Resources: Books and Links

Resources for learning about Objectivism:


Metaphysics and Overview of Philosophy:


Ethics and Human Nature, Overview:

Meta-ethics, Detailed:

Normative Ethics, Detailed:



Philosophical Methods / Applied Epistemology:

Applications / Political and Cultural Analysis:

Ayn Rand’s Philosophical Fiction:


Ayn Rand Lexicon (Philosophical terms defined and explained by Ayn Rand and other sources she approved.)

Introduction to Objectivism on YouTube

Ayn Rand Institute

Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, Ayn Rand (Entry describing Rand’s philosophy.)

Objectivist Answers (Philosophical questions answered by self-described Objectivists. Answers are user-moderated, and may or may not agree with Objectivism as defined by Ayn Rand and fleshed out by professional Objectivist intellectuals.)

Objectivism Online Forum (Discuss philosophy and other topics with self-described Objectivists.)

The Objective Standard (Objectivist periodical.)

Leonard Peikoff Website/Podcast (Philosophy Ph.D. and foremost authority on Objectivism answers questions.)

Objectivist Academic Center (Instruction in the principles and methods of Objectivism and in communication.)

The Ayn Rand Society (Organization affiliated with the American Philosophical Association that fosters scholarly study of Objectivism.)