Roderick T. Long is Professor of Philosophy at Auburn University. He is President of the Molinari Institute and Molinari Society; a Senior Scholar of the Ludwig von Mises Institute; co-editor of the Journal of Ayn Rand Studies and the book Anarchism/Minarchism: Is a Government Part of a Free Country? He helped found the Alliance of the Libertarian Left, and is the author of Reason and Value: Aristotle versus Rand (2000) and Wittgenstein, Austrian Economics, and the Logic of Action (forthcoming from Routledge).
He received his philosophical training at Harvard (A.B. 1985) and Cornell (Ph.D. 1992) and has taught at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and the University of Michigan. He is a self-described Aristotelian/Wittgensteinian in philosophy and a left-libertarian market anarchist in social theory.