Objectivism Philosophy The purpose of education July 3, 2010September 5, 2013 Meta 0 Comments Ayn Rand, Objectivism, Philosophy of Education, purpose of education Stephen Hicks discusses Ayn Rand on the purpose of education. This is from Part 12 of his Philosophy of Education course. Previous: Optimism: philosophy and history. Next: Howard Roark’s expulsion as example. Return to the Philosophy of Education page. Return to the StephenHicks.org main page.