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The Ideas of Ayn Rand

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Summary

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  • Full Title: The Ideas of Ayn Rand
  • Author(s): Ronald E. Merrill
  • Year Published: 1991
  • Publisher: Open Court
  • Publication Type: Academic
  • ISBN-10: 0-8126-9157-1 (hardcover), 0-8126-9158-X (paperback)
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  • Description: Provides an overview of Rand's work, including both her fiction and non-fiction, aimed primarily at non-academic readers. Merrill was a scientist, not a professional philosopher, but this book was one of the few sympathetic to Rand's ideas to be published by an academic press prior to the mid-1990s.

Contents

  1. The Controversial Ayn Rand
  2. Rand's Life in Print
  3. The Nietzchean Period
  4. The Transition Period
  5. Full Integration
  6. The Philosophical Period
  7. The Political Period
  8. The Future of Objectivism

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