Essays on Ayn Rand's Anthem.
Lanham : Lexington Books, ©2005
Robert Mayhew; Michael S Berliner; Andy Bernstein; Harry Binswanger; Tore Boeckmann; Jeff Britting; Onkar Ghate; Lindsay Joseph; John Lewis; Shoshana Milgram; Amy Peikoff; Richard E Ralston; Greg Salmieri; Darryl Wright
|描述：||1 online resource (354 pages)|
|内容：||Preface to the 75th anniversary edition; Preface; Acknowledgments; Bibliographical Note; Part I: THE HISTORY OF ANTHEM; Chapter 01. Anthem in Manuscript: Finding the Words; Chapter 02. Publishing Anthem; Chapter 03. Anthem: '38 & '46; Chapter 04. Reviews of Anthem; Chapter 05. Adapting Anthem: Projects That Were and Might Have Been; Chapter 06. Anthem and 'The Individualist Manifesto'; Part II: ANTHEM AS LITERATURE AND AS PHILOSOPHY; Chapter 07. Anthem as a Psychological Fantasy; Chapter 08. Anthem in the Context of Related Literary Works: "We are not like our brothers." Chapter 09. "Sacrilege toward the Individual": The Anti-Pride of Thomas More's Utopia and Anthem's Radical AlternativeChapter 10. Needs of the Psyche in Ayn Rand's Early Ethical Thought; Chapter 11. Breaking the Metaphysical Chains of Dictatorship: Free Will and Determinism in Anthem; Chapter 12. Prometheus' Discovery: Individualism and the Meaning of the Concept "I" in Anthem; Chapter 13. Freedom of Disassociation in Anthem; Chapter 14. Anthem and Collectivist Regression into Primitivism; Epilogue: Anthem: An Appreciation. Appendix: Teaching Anthem: A Guide for High School and University TeachersSelect Bibliography; Index; Contributors.|
The essays in this collection treat historical, literary, and philosophical topics related to Ayn Rand's Anthem, an anti-utopia fantasy set in the future. The first book-length study on Anthem, this collection covers subjects such as free will, political freedom, and the connection between freedom and individual thought and privacy.