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The Objectivist Theory of Concepts: Concepts as Objective and Conceptual Knowledge as Contextual and Hierarchical

Leonard Peikoff explains why conceptual knowledge is both contextual and hierarchical, and why it is crucially important to integrate one’s knowledge into a consistent whole. Peikoff also discusses common errors in conceptualization, including “stolen concepts,” invalid concepts and anti-concepts.

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Leonard Peikoff
Leonard Peikoff

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

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