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Objectivism : the philosophy of Ayn Rand

Author: Leonard Peikoff
Publisher: New York : Meridian, 1993.
Series: Ayn Rand library, v. 6.
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This brilliantly conceived and organized book is based on a lecture course given by Dr. Leonard Peikoff in 1976, entitled "The Philosophy of Objectivism." The lectures were attended by Ayn Rand, who helped prepare them and also joined Peikoff in answering questions. Ayn Rand said of these lectures: "Until or unless I write a comprehensive treatise on my philosophy, Dr. Peikoff's course is the only authorized  Read more...
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Named Person: Ayn Rand; Ayn Rand
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Leonard Peikoff
ISBN: 0452011019 9780452011014 0452011108 9780452011106
OCLC Number: 28423965
Notes: Originally published: New York : Dutton, 1991.
Description: xv, 493 pages ; 21 cm.
Contents: Reality --
Sense perception and volition --
Concept-formation --
Objectivity --
Reason --
Man --
The good --
Virtue --
Happiness --
Government --
Capitalism --
Art --
Epilogue : The duel between Plato and Aristotle.
Series Title: Ayn Rand library, v. 6.
Responsibility: Leonard Peikoff.

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The definitive statement of Ayn Rand's philosophy, written by the preeminent Rand exponent and scholar. Illustrated with excerpts from her published works, complete with an abundance of new material  Read more...

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