Thursday, June 14, 2007

Ayn Rand

[Wikipedia] b.1905

Night of January 16th (1934)
We the Living (1936)
Anthem (1938) (Hitchers, Barron)
The Fountainhead (1943) (MLr-2, Urich-19, Froggie-26, Madison-42, Radcliffe-43, Northport-43, Utah-57, Kunde-58, LJ-65, Friendswood-72, Koen-82, OCLC-293, bPyramid-642, Inspirica, Cannon, Hitchers, Barron, Sullivan, StMarks)
Atlas Shrugged (1957) (MLr-1, Koen-40, Madison-43, bPyramid-47, Kunde-83, Radcliffe-92, Friendswood-118, OCLC-401, BPL, Harvard, NYPubLib, Inspirica, JoCo, Cannon, Hitchers)
For the New Intellectual (1961 philosophy)
The Virtue of Selfishness (with Nathaniel Branden) (1964 philosophy)
Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal (with Nathaniel Branden, Alan Greenspan, and Robert Hessen) (1966 philosophy)
Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology (1967 philosophy)
The Romantic Manifesto (1969 philosophy)
The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution (1971 philosophy)
Philosophy: Who Needs It posthumously edited by Leonard Peikoff (1982 philosophy)

criteria for inclusion: influence, popularity, originality
criteria for exclusion: literary


Jorn said...

She's really dishonest to imply that conscience is a side-effect of egotism, when altruism is the real product of conscience.

Overcranking said...

She wouldn't last two hours in science! Keeps jumping to conclusions , with no basis for the extreme statements or actions of her characters or philosophy. Looks like her back was set on fire, while young, and it never went out.