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The Ayn Rand reader

Author: Ayn Rand; Gary Hull; Leonard Peikoff
Publisher: New York : Plume, ©1999.
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The Fountainhead, which became one of the most influential and widely read philosophical novels of the twentieth century, made Ayn Rand famous. An impassioned proponent of rational self-interest, individualism, and laissez-faire capitalism, she expressed her unique views in numerous works of fiction and non-fiction that have been brought together for the first time in this one-of-a-kind volume. The Fountainhead,  Read more...
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Rand, Ayn.
Ayn Rand reader.
New York : Plume, ©1999
(OCoLC)607121699
Named Person: Ayn Rand
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Ayn Rand; Gary Hull; Leonard Peikoff
ISBN: 0452280400 9780452280403
OCLC Number: 39223693
Description: xiv, 497 pages ; 20 cm
Contents: The Fountainhead --
Ethics --
Atlas shrugged --
Basic philosophy --
Early novels and politics --
Romanticism and the benevolent universe.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: edited by Gary Hull and Leonard Peikoff ; introduction by Leonard Peikoff.
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The Fountainhead, which became one of the most influential and widely read philosophical novels of the twentieth century, made Ayn Rand famous. An impassioned proponent of rational self-interest, individualism, and laissez-faire capitalism, she expressed her unique views in numerous works of fiction and non-fiction that have been brought together for the first time in this one-of-a-kind volume. The Fountainhead, which became one of the most influential and widely read philosophical novels of the twentieth century, made Ayn Rand famous. An impassioned proponent of reason, rational self-interest, individualism, and laissez-faire capitalism, she expressed her unique views in numerous works of fiction and non-fiction that have been brought together for the first time in this one-of-a-kind volume. Containing excerpts from all her novels--including Atlas Shrugged, Anthem, and We The Living--The Ayn Rand Reader is a perfect introduction for those who have never read Rand, and provides teachers with an excellent guide to the basics of her viewpoint.

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