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Philosophy : who needs it

Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: New York : Signet, [1984], ©1982.
Series: Ayn Rand library, vol. 1.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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This collection of essays was the last work planned by Ayn Rand before her death in 1982. In it, she summarizes her view of philosophy and deals with a broad spectrum of topics. According to Ayn Rand, the choice we make is not whether to have a philosophy, but which one to have: rational, conscious, and therefore practical; or contradictory, unidentified, and ultimately lethal. Written with all the clarity and  Read more...
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Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rand, Ayn.
Philosophy.
New York : Signet, [1984], ©1982
(OCoLC)646950690
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Ayn Rand
ISBN: 0451138937 9780451138934 0451173945 9780451173942
OCLC Number: 25344422
Notes: " ... reprint of a hardcover ed. published by the Bobbs-Merrill Co."--Title page verso.
Description: xi, 228 pages ; 18 cm.
Contents: Philosophy: who need it --
Philosophical detection --
The metaphysical versus the man-made --
The missing link --
Selfishness without a self --
An open letter to Boris Spassky --
Faith and force: the destroyers of the modern world --
From the horse's mouth --
Kant versus Sullivan --
Causality versus duty --
An untitled letter --
Egalitarianism and inflation --
The stimulus and the response --
The establishing of an establishment --
Censorship: local and express --
Fairness doctrine for education --
What can one do? --
Don't let it go.
Series Title: Ayn Rand library, vol. 1.
Other Titles: Works.
Responsibility: Ayn Rand ; introduction by Leonard Peikoff.

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The fundamentals of the author's philosophy, namely Objectivism, are set out in three of her other books: "For the New Intellectual", "The Virtue of Selfishness" and "Capitalism: the Unknown Ideal".  Read more...

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