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The Virtue of Selfishness - Ayn Rand
The Virtue of Selfishness
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780451153326 (0451153324)
Publisher: Signet
Edition language: English
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Lisa (Harmony)
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5.0 The Virtue of Selfishness (Signet)
Ayn Rand was once asked if she could present the essence of her philosophy while standing on one foot. She answered: Metaphysics: Objective Reality; Epistemology: Reason; Ethics: Self-interest; Politics: Capitalism. I first encountered Ayn Rand through her works of fiction as a young woman barely ou...
sologdin
sologdin rated it
Part II of multi-part review series.Reading Rand reminds me of teaching freshman composition at university years ago. There’s not nearly as many spelling errors, but Rand’s pronouncements bear all the markers of severe Dunning-Kruger effect: under-researched, un-theorized, insufficiently self-awar...
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Just noticed this in Johan Hari's column from today's Independent:Trump probably won't become the Republican nominee, but not because most Republicans reject his premisses. No: it will be because he states these arguments too crudely for mass public consumption. He takes the whispered dogmas of the ...
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it
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The star's for this: she writes a novel and then quotes one of the characters at length in this book. What chutzpah.It's even better than the academics who cite things they haven't written yet.Why have I picked it up? I'm sleeping badly. It made me closely examine what's in the bookshelf in the room...
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