Leonard Peikoff’s “Eight Great Plays” | 2024

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ARU Faculty


This is a guided study of Leonard Peikoff’s recorded lecture course “Eight Great Plays,” in which Dr. Peikoff selects eight masterpieces of world literature and analyzes them as great works of drama and as works that implicitly convey complete philosophies of life. ARU faculty supplement Dr. Peikoff’s lectures with live discussions and assignments that further explore the plays and the principles underlying Ayn Rand’s view that art is an indispensable need of human life. (See extended description below for more details.)

Prerequisites: To enroll in this course students must have completed or be concurrently enrolled in “Objectivism through Ayn Rand’s Fiction”.

Fridays, 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM Pacific Time

Live Class

October 2, 2023

Start Date

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