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Ojectivism

The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

by Leonard Peikoff

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Published by Blackstone Audio Inc. .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Philosophy,
  • Abridged Audio - Autobiography/Biography,
  • Audio Adult: Books On Tape,
  • General,
  • Nonfiction / Philosophy

  • Edition Notes

    ContributionsJohanna Ward (Narrator)
    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio Cassette
    Number of Pages200
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11044464M
    ISBN 100786124954
    ISBN 109780786124954

    Note: The following overview of Objectivism is drawn largely from a lecture given by objectivist philosopher Leonard Peikoff. The lecture can be viewed at the Ayn Rand Institute's web site for free by clicking here.: Objectivism is the philosophy of Alissa Zinovievna Rosenbaum, more widely known by her pen-name, Ayn Rand (Born: February 2, - St. Petersburg, Russia; Died: . A less negative antonym would be: "objectivism" as held by Ayn Rand and expounded in her book, "The Fountainhead". Philosophically speaking, the opposite of altruism is objectivism. Asked in Ayn Rand.

      The novel that first introduced me to her wild and freewheeling creativity and considerable intelligence was a novel rather improbably named: Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book If you're into the genres of science fiction and fantasy, then I'd suggest ANYTHING by Octavia E. Butler and Ursula K. LeGuin. Volume 3, No. 3, Art. 16 – September Subjectivity and Objectivity in Qualitative Methodology. Carl Ratner. Abstract: This article argues that subjective processes, social relations, and artifacts (including research instruments and methods) enable researchers to objectively comprehend psychological position opposes the postmodernist contention .

    Objectivism is the philosophical system originated by 20th Century novelist-philosopher Ayn Rand. In an "about the author" appendix to the novel Atlas Shrugged, she summarized: "My philosophy, in. Enjoy the best Ayn Rand Quotes at BrainyQuote. Quotations by Ayn Rand, Russian Writer, Born February 2, Share with your friends.


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THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION—The definitive statement of Ayn Rand’s philosophy as interpreted by her best student and chosen heir. This brilliantly conceived and organized book is Dr. Leonard Peikoff’s classic text on the abstract principles and practical applications of Objectivism, based on his lecture series “The Philosophy of Objectivism.” Ayn Rand said of Cited by:   Objectivism is the philosophy of rational individualism founded by Ayn Rand ().

Born in St. Petersburg, Russia, Rand witnessed the Bolshevik revolution. She emigrated to America where she worked in Hollywood and became a bestselling author of novels, most famously The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.

Objectivism holds that there is no greater. Objectivism is a philosophical system developed by Russian-American writer Ayn first expressed Objectivism in her fiction, most notably The Fountainhead () and Atlas Shrugged (), and later in non-fiction essays and books. Leonard Peikoff, a professional philosopher and Rand's designated intellectual heir, later gave it a more formal structure.

: Beyond Objectivism and Relativism: Science, Hermeneutics, and Praxis (): Bernstein, Richard J.: BooksCited by: Derek Antony Parfit FBA (/ ˈpɑːrfɪt /; 11 December – 1 January ) was a British philosopher who specialised in personal identity, rationality, and ethics.

He is widely considered one of the most important and influential moral philosophers of the late 20th and early 21st centuries. Parfit rose to prominence in with the Alma mater: Balliol College, Oxford. Objectivism, philosophical system identified with the thought of the 20th-century Russian-born American writer Ayn Rand and popularized mainly through her commercially successful novels The Fountainhead () and Atlas Shrugged ().

Its principal doctrines consist of versions of metaphysical realism (the existence and nature of things in the world are independent of their. Objectivism Quotes Quotes tagged as "objectivism" Showing of “I started my life with a single absolute: that the world was mine to shape in the image of my highest values and never to be given up to a lesser standard, no matter how long or hard the struggle.”.

Beyond Objectivism and Relativism: Science, Hermeneutics, and Praxis, by Richard J. Bernstein, A weakness of Bernstein's book is the degree to which he seems unaware of these consequences, but then the book was written () before the public debate erupted.

Even so, we must say that Bernstein, even then, took the deconstructionist. The book was The Fountainhead and the author Ayn Rand. Her commercial success allowed her the time and freedom to write her magnum opus, Atlas Shrugged, published in after ten years in the making. It is a murder mystery, not about the murder of a human body, but of the murder of a human spirit.

This is a personal caveat to Objectivists. Traditional ethics contrast the image of man as an animal with the ideal of man as an otherworldly monk. Man is by nature a ravening beast, on this view, and he must be taught self-denial and self-sacrifice to be angelic and meek.

Objectivism holds that man lives best as a trader, acting rationally for his own sake and dealing with others by.

This entry describes the central claims of objectivism as it relates to ontology and epistemology and explains how the existence of multiple perspectives is compatible with objectivism. Definitions Objectivism is the notion that an objective reality exists and can be.

Start studying Chapter Ethical Relativism. Learn vocabulary, terms, and more with flashcards, games, and other study tools. Objectivism Web Resources and Directory. Objectivism is the philosophy of 20th century philosopher and best-selling novelist Ayn Rand.

The purpose of this site is to provide additional related resources and links for those interested in Ayn Rand’s “philosophy for living on earth.”. If you are reading this for the first time, please first read part 1 of the The Logically Implausible God where I introduce the contradictions in the traditional concept of the monotheistic god being timeless.

For part 2 of The Logically Implausible God, I will focus on the belief by many that god is morally I mentioned in part 1, there are so many differences in the. “WISHING WON’T MAKE IT SO” Ayn Rand’s philosophy, Objectivism, begins by embracing the basic fact that existence y is, and in the quest to live we must discover reality’s nature and learn to act successfully in it.

To exist is to be something, to possess a specific is the Law of Identity: A is A. Facts are facts, independent of any consciousness. I've already been writing a book about my experiences and views through fictional narrative under the working title The Thinker, but I'm now considering just posting some of the work as short episodes on my blog as an ongoing series.

I'm debating on whether I should post it in chronological order, or mix it up, but I'll probably do it in. It’s a central tenet of Objectivism that its adherents are obliged to put its claims into rejecting what she called “the theory-practice dichotomy,” Ayn Rand implicitly affirmed a positive thesis about what might be called the unity of theory and answer to the old catch phrase, “This may be good in theory, but it doesn’t work in practice,” she writes.

I agree completely with “On Sanctioning the Sanctioners,” Peter Schwartz’s article in the last issue of TIA. That article has, however, raised questions in the mind of some readers. In particular, David Kelley, one of the persons whom the article implicitly criticizes, has written an articulate paper in reply, identifying his own philosophy on the [ ].

Collectivism definition is - a political or economic theory advocating collective control especially over production and distribution; also: a system marked by such control.

In this way Objectivism can be seen as an ethical justification for the ideas put forth by Adam Smith, in his game changing book The Wealth of Nations.

While Smith works on the macro-level, Rand applies her philosophic system directly to individuals. She sees the great producers as heroic. Objectivism and Politics. Smearing objectivists as mean-spirited means the reader didn't read the book.

One of the truths Ayn Rand stresses is that without economic freedom there is no freedom. I've been an objectivist since I was a teenager and have seen my daughter thru two liver transplants and I also volunteer to promote organ donation.Chapter II A Criticism of Narodnik Sociology.

The “essence” of Narodism, its “main idea,” according to the author, lies in the “theory of Russia’s exceptional economic development.” This theory, as he puts it, has “two main sources: 1) a definite doctrine of the role of the individual in the historical process, and 2) a direct conviction that the Russian people possess a.Ayn Rand has inspired individuals around the world to discard convention and pursue a better life.

See for yourself what her philosophy is all about. Ayn Rand - Her Philosophy in Two Minutes - YouTube. Ayn Rand Institute. 48K subscribers. Ayn Rand - Her Philosophy in Two Minutes. If playback doesn't begin shortly, try restarting your device.