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On Ayn Rand

Author: Allan Gotthelf
Publisher: Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, ©2000.
Series: Wadsworth philosophers series.
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Introduces the philosophical thoughts of Ayn Rand with overviews of her life and intellectual development, then covers her objectivist epistemology, giving attention to both her theory of perception and to her original theory of concepts. Other subjects covered include objectivist ethics, Rand's moral theory and politics, and her aesthetics.
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Gotthelf, Allan, 1942-
On Ayn Rand.
Australia ; Belmont, CA : Wadsworth/Thomson Learning, ©2000
(OCoLC)606514861
Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Allan Gotthelf
ISBN: 0534576257 9780534576257
OCLC Number: 43668181
Description: 100 p. ; 22 cm.
Contents: Life and intellectual development (1905-43) --
Life and intellectual development (1943-82) --
"A philosophy for living on earth" --
Metaphysics --
Metaphysics (continued) --
Perception and concepts --
Objectivity --
Man; the volitionally rational living being --
Ethics; the objective foundation --
Virtue, self and others (with a brief look at politics and esthetics) --
Benevolent universe premise and the heroic view of man.
Series Title: Wadsworth philosophers series.
Responsibility: Allan Gotthelf.
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Introduces the philosophical thoughts of Ayn Rand with overviews of her life and intellectual development, then covers her objectivist epistemology, giving attention to both her theory of perception and to her original theory of concepts. Other subjects covered include objectivist ethics, Rand's moral theory and politics, and her aesthetics.

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