Ayn Rand's legal and intellectual heir and her long-time associate. Dr. Peikoff is the leading Objectivist philosopher. He is the author of The Ominous Parallels and Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand. He has served as chairman of the board of the Ayn Rand Institute and is on the faculty of the newly formed Objectivist Graduate Center. He is the editor of The Early Ayn Rand, the objectivist anthology The Voice of Reason, and the second edition of Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology. He has taught philosophy at New York University, Hunter College and the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn.
Delivered at a Town Hall Meeting on the Clinton Health Plan Red Lion Hotel, Costa Mesa CA December 11, 1993.