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The Contested Legacy of Ayn Rand

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  • Full Title: Truth and Toleration (original edition); The Contested Legacy of Ayn Rand: Truth and Toleration in Objectivism (revised edition)
  • Author(s): David Kelley
  • Year Published: 1990 (original edition); 2000 (revised edition)
  • Publisher: The Institute for Objectivist Studies (original edition); The Objectivist Center (using Transaction Publishers) (revised edition)
  • Publication Type: Specialty
  • ISBN-10: n/a (original edition), 0-7658-0060-8 (hardcover revised edition), 0-7658-0863-3 (paperback revised edition), 1-57724-010-3 (online edition)
  • ISBN-13: n/a (original edition), 978-0-7658-0060-2(hardcover revised edition), 978-0-7658-0863-9 (paperback revised edition), 978-1-57724-010-5 (online edition)
  • Description: Kelley discusses the nature of moral judgement, tolerance, and whether Objectivism is a "closed system." The revised edition includes an additional introduction and postsript, expanded notes, and Kelley's article "Better Things to Do" reprinted as an appendix.


  1. Moral Judgment
  2. Sanction
  3. Error and Evil
  4. Toleration
  5. Objectivism

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