Ayn Rand Contra Human Nature

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Ayn Rand Contra Human Nature is a trenchant guide to the errors and inadequacies of Ayn Rand's Objectivist philosophy, with special emphasis on Rand's shoddy scholarship and dubious logic.

No American philosopher has sold more books to the general public than Rand-over thirty million at last count, with over a half million sold on a yearly basis. Rand's legacy is widespread and enduring. But despite the extent of her influence, her ideas have not received much attention from ...

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Overview

Ayn Rand Contra Human Nature is a trenchant guide to the errors and inadequacies of Ayn Rand's Objectivist philosophy, with special emphasis on Rand's shoddy scholarship and dubious logic.

No American philosopher has sold more books to the general public than Rand-over thirty million at last count, with over a half million sold on a yearly basis. Rand's legacy is widespread and enduring. But despite the extent of her influence, her ideas have not received much attention from scholars and critics. Her philosophical views, many of which are extremely controversial, literally cry out for interpretation and criticism. But little along these lines has appeared.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780595196333
  • Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
  • Publication date: 8/28/2001
  • Pages: 374
  • Product dimensions: 6.02 (w) x 9.08 (h) x 1.03 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction ix
Chapter 1 Theory Of Human Nature 1
Chapter 2 Theory Of History 48
Chapter 3 Theory Of Knowledge 99
Chapter 4 Theory Of Metaphysics 179
Chapter 5 Theory Of Morality 206
Chapter 6 Theory Of Politics 272
Chapter 7 Theory Of Aesthetics 329
Chapter 8 Final Thoughts 345
Bibliography 369
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