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The Purpose of Education

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Leonard Peikoff presents an account of the philosophy of education from an Objectivist perspective, based on a recorded course given in 1985. This lesson focuses on the question: What is education? Exploring five popular educational theories, Peikoff identifies the primary purpose of education and distinguishes this primary purpose from other, secondary goals educators might legitimately pursue.

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Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff

Ayn Rand’s foremost student and today’s leading expert on Objectivism.

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