Director of the Program for Objectivity in Thought, Action, and Enterprise
Department: Finance, Other
Additional Titles: Lecturer
Research Areas: Ethics
Gregory Salmieri is a senior scholar of philosophy in the Salem Center for Policy at The University of Texas at Austin’s McCombs School of Business. He holds the Brigham Fellowship for the Study of Objectivism and is the director of the center’s Program for Objectivity in Thought, Action, and Enterprise.
His research concerns epistemology, ethics, and political philosophy, and the philosophies of Aristotle and Ayn Rand. Salmieri is the co-editor of “A Companion to Ayn Rand” and “Foundations of a Free Society” and the author of numerous articles and talks.
Salmieri has taught philosophy at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Rutgers University, Boston University, and the Stevens Institute of Technology, and his course topics include ancient philosophy, ethics, and theory of knowledge
Salmieri earned a Ph.D. in philosophy from the University of Pittsburgh and a bachelor’s in philosophy from the College of New Jersey.