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Ayn Rand explained: : from tyranny to tea party, (ebook)

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Ayn Rand explained: : from tyranny to tea party
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Ayn Rand explained:
Title remainder
from tyranny to tea party
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XEzEnz-4IcA
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Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Fifty-five years after Atlas Shrugged, Ayn Rand is more in the news than ever. Ayn Rand Explained is an accurate and riveting account of Rand's life, work, and influence, with the emphasis on her ideas. The book covers Rand's career, from youth in Soviet Russia to Hollywood screenwriter and then to ideological guru; her novels and other fiction writings; her work in ethics, epistemology, and metaphysics; her influence on and personal animosity toward both conservatism and libertarianism. Rand's Objectivism encompasses the ethics of rational egoism ('The Virtue of Selfishness'); dedication to rational thinking and acting; rejection of faith in the supernatural, personal freedom from political interference, and a moral defense of limited government and laissez-faire. Objectivism was first promoted through the Nathaniel Branden Institute, headed by Rand's young prot<U+00d4>eg<U+00d4>e and designated heir. The Institute's phenomenally rapid growth was abruptly cut short when Rand expelled Branden and his followers in 1968. Today Objectivism is represented by different factions, notably the Ayn Rand Institute and the Atlas Society. This is a revised, updated edition of The Ideas of Ayn Rand (1991), including new information on Rand's rocketing influence, new stories about her personal relationships, and new analysis of her life and ideas
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Midwest
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Merrill, Ronald E
Dewey number
191
Index
no index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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1951-
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  • Enright, Marsha Familaro
  • Merrill, Ronald E
  • hoopla digital
Series statement
Ideas explained series
Series volume
v. 10
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  • Rand, Ayn
  • Objectivism (Philosophy)
  • Electronic books
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adult
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Ayn Rand explained: : from tyranny to tea party, (ebook)
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1 online resource
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9780812698015
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(electronic bk.)
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MWT11778658
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remote
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11778658
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MWT11778658
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Ayn Rand explained: : from tyranny to tea party, (ebook)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9780812698015
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11778658
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
11778658
System control number
MWT11778658
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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