AYN RAND is the author of "Anthem, The Fountainhead, " and "Atlas Shrugged", and numerous non-fiction essays on philosophy, ethics, politics, art, and literature. Her philosophy, Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience of adherents and admirers. She died in March 1982.
AYN RAND is the author of "Anthem, The Fountainhead, " and "Atlas Shrugged", and numerous non-fiction essays on philosophy, ethics, politics, art, and literature. Her philosophy, Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience of adherents and admirers. She died in March 1982. See less
The following is a personality profile of Ayn Rand based on her work.
Ayn Rand is shrewd and unconventional.
She is unconcerned with art, she is less concerned with artistic or creative activities than most people who participated in our surveys. She is unstructured as well: she does not make a lot of time for organization in her daily life. But, Ayn Rand is also cautious of others: she is wary of other people's intentions and does not trust easily.
More than most people, her choices are driven by a desire for organization.
Considers helping others to guide a large part of what she does: she thinks it is important to take care of the people around him. She is also relatively unconcerned with tradition: she cares more about making her own path than following what others have done.
I expected a 1943 edition of this book that I ordered from a bookseller. I can no longer access the original listing but the record in my account info shows that 1986 date plainly. I remember ... Read More
This one of Ayn Rand's best novels, and I had really been looking forward to reading it again. Much to my dismay when I opened to the first page and saw print so small as to deem it entirely ... Read More
A discussion with friends led us to buy and re-read four of Ayn Rand's books. Funny, when we were young and idealistic, her philosophy sounded so good. Now that we're older (much older, alas) and ... Read More
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