Essays on Ayn Rand's "We the Living" by Robert Mayhew PDF

By Robert Mayhew

Ayn Rand is still a very major determine of contemporary philosophy. Her distinctive imaginative and prescient of an international during which guy, counting on cause, acts thoroughly for his personal sturdy is skillfully built and illustrated in her most renowned novels, Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead. yet Rand's first novel, We the Living, a lesser-known yet no less significant ebook, bargains an early kind of the author's nascent philosophy—the philosophy Rand later referred to as Objectivism.

In the second one variation, Robert Mayhew once more brings jointly pre-eminent students of Rand's writing. The variation comprises 3 new chapters, in addition to an epilogue via well known Rand-scholar Leonard Peikoff. partly a heritage of We the Living, from its earliest drafts to the Italian movie later established upon it, Mayhew's assortment is going directly to discover the iconic importance of Rand's first novel as a piece either one of philosophy and of literature. For Ayn Rand students and lovers alike, this more desirable moment variation is a compelling exam of a singular that set the tone for essentially the most influential philosophical literature to follow.

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