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Ayn Rand explained : from tyranny to tea party

Author: Ronald E Merrill; Marsha Familaro Enright
Publisher: Chicago, Ill. : Open Court, ©2013.
Series: Ideas explained series, 10.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Scorned by the established critics, Rand wrote brilliant popular novels that have become permanent best sellers and founded an comprehensive philosophical and cultural movement which is shaking the foundations of the post-New Deal American political order. Merrill examines her espousal and then rejection of Nietzschean philosophy; her dismissal of religious faith; and her influence on-- and yet hostility to-- both  Read more...
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Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ronald E Merrill; Marsha Familaro Enright
ISBN: 9780812697988 0812697987
OCLC Number: 788236853
Notes: Revised edition of: The ideas of Ayn Rand.
Description: x, 225 pages ; 23 cm.
Contents: The controversial Ayn Rand --
Who was Ayn Rand? --
Ayn Rand in person --
The young Nietzschean --
Scourge of the second-handers --
The book that changed the world --
Rand the philosopher --
Rand's politics --
Ayn Rand's revolution.
Series Title: Ideas explained series, 10.
Responsibility: Ronald E. Merrill ; revised and updated by Marsha Familaro Enright.

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Scorned by the established critics, Rand wrote brilliant popular novels that have become permanent best sellers and founded an comprehensive philosophical and cultural movement which is shaking the foundations of the post-New Deal American political order. Merrill examines her espousal and then rejection of Nietzschean philosophy; her dismissal of religious faith; and her influence on-- and yet hostility to-- both conservatism and libertarianism.

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"Ayn Rand is in the news now more than ever--but the media consistently misunderstands her. Read Ayn Rand Explained for a thorough and clear introduction to her ideas!" --JIMMY WALES, founder of Read more...

 
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