By Allan Gotthelf, Gregory Salmieri
The first quantity to supply a entire scholarly remedy of Rand’s complete corpus (including her novels, her philosophical essays, and her research of the occasions of her times), this Companion presents important orientation and context for students and trained readers grappling with a arguable and understudied philosopher whose enduring impression on American (and global) tradition is more and more recognized.
- The first book to supply an in-depth scholarly remedy ranging over the complete of Rand’s corpus
- Provides expert contextual research for students in quite a few disciplines
- Presents unique examine on unpublished fabric and drafts from the Rand documents in California
- Features insightful and fair-minded interpretations of Rand’s debatable positions
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The other is what she called “the benevolent universe premise” – the idea that the universe is hospitable to human achievement, such that a person who lives morally can expect to live happily. We show how these two “hallmarks” follow from the more technical aspects of Rand’s philosophy covered in the earlier chapters. Because the hallmarks constitute much of the sense of life projected by Rand’s novels, the coda underscores the connection between this more technical material and the issues with which I began this introduction.
A Companion to Ayn Rand by Allan Gotthelf, Gregory Salmieri