Andrew Bernstein (born June 29, 1949) is an Objectivist philosopher and professor of philosophy.
Bernstein holds a Ph.D. in philosophy and is the author of The Capitalist Manifesto: The Historic, Economic, and Philosophic Case for Laissez-Faire (University Press of America, 2005) and Objectivism in One Lesson (Hamilton Books, 2009), as well as a novel, Heart of a Pagan (The Paper Tiger, 2002), He also authored the CliffsNotes for Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead, and Anthem. His op-eds have appeared in publications such as The San Francisco Chronicle, The Chicago Tribune, The Baltimore Sun, The Atlanta Constitution, The Washington Times, The Los Angeles Daily News and The Houston Chronicle. Bernstein has lectured at Harvard University, Duke University, Yale University, Stanford University, the United States Military Academy, Founders College, the University of Southern California, and elsewhere. He currently teaches at Marist College and at SUNY Purchase where, in 2004, he was voted "Outstanding Faculty Member" by the student body. He is affiliated with the Ayn Rand Institute, and is known for his public defense of Objectivism.