Roderick T. Long

Roderick T. Long (Harvard, A.B. 1985; Cornell, Ph.D. 1992) is Professor of Philosophy at Auburn University, President of the Molinari Institute, Senior Fellow at the Center for a Stateless Society, editor of The Industrial Radical and Molinari Review, and co-editor of the Journal of Ayn Rand Studies. He has also taught philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Michigan. He publishes in the areas of Greek philosophy, ethics, social and political philosophy (with an emphasis on libertarian and anarchist thought), philosophy of social science, and philosophy of science fiction. He blogs at Austro-Athenian Empire and Bleeding Heart Libertarians.

Video Collection

Race, Class, and Gender

featuring Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David E. Bernstein, & R. Richard Geddes on Nov 2, 2017

Roderick T. Long, Jacob T. Levy, David Bernstein and R. Richard Geddes present on “Race, Class, and Gender” at an IHS Fellows Research Colloquium, 1997.



by Roderick T. Long on Aug 15, 2008

Epicureanism was a prominent school of thought among classical philosophers, including empiricists and contractarians such as Cicero and Lucretius. 


Emerson, Ralph Waldo (1803-1882)

by Roderick T. Long on Aug 15, 2008

One of the founders of Transcendentalism, Ralph Waldo Emerson was also a noted abolitionist and personal activist in the nineteenth century.