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Leonard Peikoff
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Leonard Peikoff in 2010
Born October 15, 1933 (1933-10-15) (ageĀ 87)
Education University of Manitoba
New York University (BA, MA, PhD)
Notable work
Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand
Spouse(s) Susan Ludel (divorced)
Cynthia P. Peikoff (divorced)
Amy Lynn Peikoff (divorced)
Era Contemporary philosophy
Region Western philosophy
School Objectivism
Main interests
Epistemology, ethics, applied ethics, theory of history

Leonard Sylvan Peikoff ( born October 15, 1933) is a Canadian-American philosopher. He is an Objectivist and was a close associate of Ayn Rand, who designated him heir to her estate after her death. He is a former professor of philosophy and host of a nationally syndicated radio talk show. He co-founded the Ayn Rand Institute (ARI) in 1985 and is the author of several books on philosophy.

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