Ayn Rand, Objectivists, and the History of Philosophy

Ayn Rand, Objectivists, and the History of Philosophy

by Fred Seddon
     
 

In this book, Fred Seddon critically examines the views of Ayn Rand and some of her fellow Objectivists on several of the major figures in the history of philosophy, viz., Plato, Augustine, Hume, Kant and Nietzsche. There is also a chapter dealing with Rand's aesthetics, as well as three appendixes, two on Plato and one detailing the philosophy of Ayn Rand. This

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In this book, Fred Seddon critically examines the views of Ayn Rand and some of her fellow Objectivists on several of the major figures in the history of philosophy, viz., Plato, Augustine, Hume, Kant and Nietzsche. There is also a chapter dealing with Rand's aesthetics, as well as three appendixes, two on Plato and one detailing the philosophy of Ayn Rand. This book is a must for anyone interested in Ayn Rand or the History of Philosophy.

Editorial Reviews

Utopian Studies
Seddon has a refreshing intellectual honesty that sets himapart frommany Objectivist interpreters.
— Bryan Register, University of Texas at Austin
Utopian Studies - Bryan Register
Seddon has a refreshing intellectual honesty that sets himapart frommany Objectivist interpreters.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761823087
Publisher:
UPA
Publication date:
04/28/2003
Pages:
206
Product dimensions:
5.87(w) x 8.92(h) x 0.79(d)

Meet the Author

Fred Seddon is Adjunct Professor of Philosophy, Duquesne University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.

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