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Ayn Rand

Author: Tibor R Machan
Publisher: New York : P. Lang, ©1999.
Series: Masterworks in the Western tradition, v. 5.
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"Machan's book explores all the major themes of Ayn Rand's philosophical thought. He shows the frequent strengths and occasional weaknesses of Rand's mature philosophy of Objectivism, drawing on his own, and many others', discussion of this challenging and iconoclastic thinker's ideas. Machan's treatment of Rand is a welcome addition to the growing literature of serious scholarship on Rand's philosophical  Read more...
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Machan, Tibor R.
Ayn Rand.
New York : P. Lang, c1999
(OCoLC)606257657
Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Tibor R Machan
ISBN: 0820441449 9780820441443
OCLC Number: 41096316
Description: xii, 163 p. ; 23 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Ayn Rand, Iconoclast --
Ch. 1. Intellectual Iconoclast --
Ch. 2. Rand on Axiomatic Concepts --
Ch. 3. Rand's Moral Philosophy --
Ch. 4. Rand's Rational Individualism --
Ch. 5. Rand versus Marx --
Ch. 6. Rand's Moriarty --
Ch. 7. Room for Work.
Series Title: Masterworks in the Western tradition, v. 5.
Responsibility: Tibor R. Machan.

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"Machan's book explores all the major themes of Ayn Rand's philosophical thought. He shows the frequent strengths and occasional weaknesses of Rand's mature philosophy of Objectivism, drawing on his own, and many others', discussion of this challenging and iconoclastic thinker's ideas. Machan's treatment of Rand is a welcome addition to the growing literature of serious scholarship on Rand's philosophical work."--BOOK JACKET.

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