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Ayn Rand: The Russian Radical

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Summary

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  • Full Title: Ayn Rand: The Russian Radical
  • Author(s): Chris Matthew Sciabarra
  • Year Published: 1995
  • Publisher: The Pennsylvania State University Press
  • Publication Type: Academic
  • ISBN-10: 0-271-01440-7 (hardcover), 0-271-01441-5 (paperback)
  • ISBN-13:
  • Description: Sciabarra claims to "explore Objectivism on three distinct levels: (1) its intellectual roots, (2) its formal structure, and (3) its radical social implications."

Contents

Part One: The Process of Becoming

  1. Synthesis in Russian Culture
  2. Lossky, the Teacher
  3. Educating Alissa
  4. The Maturation of Ayn Rand

Part Two: The Revolt against Dualism

  1. Being
  2. Knowing
  3. Reason and Emotion
  4. Art, Philosophy, and Efficacy
  5. Ethics and Human Survival
  6. A Libertarian Politics

Part Three: The Radical Rand

  1. Relations of Power
  2. The Predatory State
  3. History and Resolution

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Reviews, Criticism and Analysis

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