A Companion to Ayn Rand. (Record no. 71961)

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Title A Companion to Ayn Rand.
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Formatted contents note Intro -- A Companion to Ayn Rand -- Contents -- Notes on Contributors -- Acknowledgments -- A Note on Abbreviations and References -- Part I Context -- 1 An Introduction to the Study of Ayn Rand -- Taking Rand Seriously -- Some Challenging Features of Rand's Ideas and Writings -- Rand's Works and Related Sources -- Organization of the Companion -- Notes -- References -- 2 The Life of Ayn Rand: Writing, Reading, and Related Life Events -- Leaving Russia (1905-1926) -- Early Career as an American Writer (1926-1936) -- The Fountainhead : The Creation of Her First Ideal Man (1936-1943) -- Atlas Shrugged: The Mind on Strike (1943-1957) -- Objectivism: A Philosophy for Living on Earth (1957-1982) -- Appendix: Concerning Biographical Sources -- Notes -- References -- Part II Ethics and Human Nature -- 3 The Act of Valuing (and the Objectivity of Values) -- Living and Valuing in The Little Street and We the Living -- The Fountainhead on the Activity of Valuing -- The Fountainhead on Work as the Meaning of Life -- The Choice to Live and the Objectivity of Values in Atlas Shrugged and Later Works -- Acknowledgment -- Notes -- References -- 4 The Morality of Life -- A New Concept of Morality -- Why Man Needs a Code of Values -- Man's Life as the Standard of Value -- The Value of Reason and the Virtue of Rationality -- Purpose and Productiveness -- Self‐Esteem and Pride -- The Range of Life‐Sustaining Values -- The Selfishness of Virtue -- Independence, Integrity, Honesty, and Justice as Aspects of Rationality -- Morality and Heroism -- Notes -- References -- 5 A Being of Self‐Made Soul -- Free Will -- The Primary Choice and an Individual's Social Environment -- Reason and Emotion -- Self‐Esteem -- Sense of Life -- Psycho‐Epistemology -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgment -- Notes -- References -- 6 Egoism and Altruism: Selfishness and Sacrifice.
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Formatted contents note Situating Rand's Egoism -- Altruism: The Morality of Self‐Sacrifice -- Rand's Objections to Altruism -- Rand's Reclamation of "Selfishness" -- Acknowledgment -- Notes -- References -- Part III Society -- 7 "A Human Society": Rand's Social Philosophy -- The Trader Principle and Benevolence -- Man as an End in Himself -- The Question of Conflicts of Interest -- Individual Rights -- A "Society of Traders" -- Notes -- References -- 8 Political Theory: A Radical for Capitalism -- The Nature and Need of Government -- Proper Functions of Government -- Capitalism and Property -- Intellectual Property -- Conclusion -- Notes -- References -- 9 Objective Law -- Rand's Condemnation of Non‐Objective Law -- The Nature and Need of Objective Law -- Rand vis‐à‐vis Traditional Debates -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- 10 "A Free Mind and a Free Market Are Corollaries": Rand's Philosophical Perspective on Capitalism -- Preliminaries: Knowledge, Values, and Man's Life -- The Free Market: Rule by Producers -- Statist Economies: The Destruction of Producers -- Conclusion -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- Part IV The Foundations of Objectivism -- 11 Objectivist Metaphysics: The Primacy of Existence -- The Axioms of Existence and Identity -- The Epistemological Basis and Function of the Axioms -- Entities -- Causality -- Consciousness -- The Primacy of Existence -- Free Will -- The Distinction Between the Metaphysically Given and the Man‐Made -- Objectivity as Respect for the Primacy of Existence -- Notes -- References -- 12 The Objectivist Epistemology -- The Earlier Advocates of Reason: Rand and the Enlightenment -- Consciousness and Sense Perception -- The Process of Concept‐Formation -- The Objectivity of Conceptual Knowledge -- Definitions and the Objectivity of Essences -- Standards of Conceptualization -- Acknowledgments -- Notes.
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Formatted contents note References -- Part V Philosophers and Their Effects -- 13 "Who Sets the Tone for a Culture?": Ayn Rand's Approach to the History of Philosophy -- Ayn Rand's Approach to the History of Philosophy -- Lessons from History -- Ayn Rand on Kant and Aristotle -- Acknowledgments -- Notes -- References -- 14 Ayn Rand's Evolving View of Friedrich Nietzsche -- Notes -- References -- 15 A Philosopher on Her Times: Ayn Rand's Political and Cultural Commentary -- Early Individualist and Anti‐Communist Writing and Activism (1936-1946) -- "An Age of Moral Crisis": 1959-1961 Pieces on the State of the Culture -- "Choose Your Issues": The Menaces of Antitrust and Censorship -- "The Last Ideological Administration": Kennedy's Presidency and the 1964 Election -- Pragmatist Politics: The Johnson and Nixon Administrations and the Mixed Economy -- Foreign Policy: The "Cold War," Vietnam, and the Draft -- Racism, Sexism, and The Civil Rights and Women's Liberation Movements -- Civil Disobedience and the Rise of Political Violence -- The Intellectual Establishment and its Products -- The Envious New Left: Environmentalism, Egalitarianism, and the 1972 Election -- The Libertarian Movement -- The Religious Right and the Right to Abortion -- The American Sense of Life -- Notes -- References -- Part VI Art -- 16 The Objectivist Esthetics: Art and the Needs of a Conceptual Consciousness -- Art as the Voice of Philosophy -- Art's Function -- The Definition of Art -- Two Special Cases: Architecture and Music -- The Esthetic Response -- Esthetic Judgment -- Romanticism -- Notes -- References -- 17 Rand's Literary Romanticism -- Romanticism, Classicism, and Naturalism -- Plot and the Projection of Values -- Romantic Characterization -- Plot and Theme -- The Projection of a Self‐Made Soul -- Romantic Art as a Product of Imagination -- The Objectivity of the Romantic Method.
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Formatted contents note Acknowledgment -- Notes -- References -- Coda -- 18 Hallmarks of Objectivism: The Benevolent Universe Premise and The Heroic View of Man -- Notes -- References -- Annotated Bibliography of Primary and Quasi‐Primary Sources -- Index -- EULA.
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