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Columbus Objectivist Meetup - Sunday, June 14th

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Date : Sunday, June 14, 2009

Time : 1:30pm - 3:30pm


Upper Arlington Main Library Meeting Room A

2800 Tremont Road

Upper Arlington, Ohio 43221

What does sex mean to human beings? Why is it good? How do love and sex relate? When is it moral to have sex with someone? Is sexual orientation volitional or deterministic? Are masculinity and femininity objective?

Philosopher Jason Stotts will speak on this topic for one-hour followed by an hour of discussion. Jason invites you to e-mail him questions in advance at [email protected] Please put "Ohio Objectivist Society" in the subject line to avoid spam filters.

Please read or review:

The Ayn Rand Lexicon entry on sex:


Ayn Rand's Playboy interview (linked from Jason's blog):


If you have access to these books, also see:

A. Rand, For The New Intellectual, "The Meaning of Sex" (taken from A. Rand, Atlas Shrugged, Part II., Ch.4).

A. Rand, The Voice of Reason, "Of Living Death".

A. Rand, The Voice of Reason, "An Answer to Readers (About a Woman President)".

L. Peikoff, Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand, "Sex as Metaphysical," Ch. 9, p. 343-348.

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