A collection of twenty-six newspaper columns that Rand wrote for the Los Angeles Times from on, as well as six essays with an additional three in the revised edition. What does it really mean to say that the governed consent? Even though I do not consider myself an objectivist, many of the philosophical conclusions Ayn Rand writes about in this series relates directly to the present day problems.
The Art of Nonfiction: Includes an introduction by Leonard Peikoff. Includes an essay by Leonard Peikoff. However, there is still a majority of people who believe individualism, freedom and capitalism is always better than socialism.
Rand on the importance of studying other philosophers Rand was not a historian of philosophy.
All her work remains stimulating today and much of it now seems prophetic. Salsman, and Jaana Woiceshyn. The intrinsic theory holds that the good is inherent in certain things or actions as such, regardless of their context and consequences, regardless of any benefit or injury they may cause to the actors and subjects involved.
This seeming obviousness leads many readers seeking to understand her philosophy, Objectivism, to ignore or dismiss other philosophers and philosophical systems, except perhaps for the few figures Rand mentions favorably.
At times it makes my hair stand on end—to read the sort of thing those.
This book contains several great essays by Ayn Rand, which include her thoughts on abortion, the Apollo missions, Vietnam and working for the government. So, if you are tempted to ignore or dismiss other philosophers now that Rand has convinced you that she is right, I urge you to check that temptation.
Yet, Publishers Weekly calls her a staunch proponent of "monopoly capitalism" -- a contradiction in terms, given that only government can hand out legal monopolies.
In some instances there are references in brackets within the text itself or otherwise they appear as numbered footnotes at the end. Includes a foreword by Leonard Peikoff.
The Virtue of Selfishness: The Unknown Ideal to be more interesting places to start. Philosophy, Culture and Politics. Peikoff articulates how health care is not a right and how the increased government involvement in health care will slow advancements in medicine to a crawl.
Encouraging better and more probing questions To highlight another value in studying other philosophers, consider the following issue that arose during a class we were teaching in the Objectivist Academic Center. Reflections of a Philosopher Artist By S. Expanded second edition published by New American Library in A New Concept of Egoism Objectivism in One Lesson: Paperback cover of Philosophy: If you are interested in the role philosphy plays in not only the individual, but society as a whole, you will love this series of essays.
The Voice of Reason: These are the vague beginnings of an amateur philosopher. Objectivism as a perspective on a long-standing debate In an undated note in her early philosophical journal, Rand wrote: The death of Marilyn Monroe and the flight of Apollo 11 are discussed here.
Like economist Milton Friedman, she argued that monopolies cannot happen sans government tinkering and rigging the free market system to fail in its natural checks and balances behavior.
Is Virtue Only a Means to Happiness?. Return of the Primitive: Not all of these pieces are great but they are all worth reading. But I must do it.In The Voice of Reason, these pieces are gathered together in book form for the first time. Written in the last decades of Rand’s life, they reflect a life lived on principle, a probing mind, and.
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The Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought (). Leonard Peikoff, ed. New York: New American Library. ISBN Includes essays by Leonard Peikoff and Peter Schwartz. The Ayn Rand Column: Written for the Los Angeles Times (). Peter Schwartz, ed. Oceanside, California: Second Renaissance Books.
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