Metaethics, Egoism, and Virtue: Studies in Ayn Rand's Normative Theory

  title={Metaethics, Egoism, and Virtue: Studies in Ayn Rand's Normative Theory},
  author={Allan Gotthelf and James G. Lennox},
  • Allan Gotthelf, James G. Lennox
  • Published 2011
  • Psychology
  • Philosopher-novelist Ayn Rand (1905 1982) is a cultural phenomenon. Her books have sold more than 25 million copies, and countless individuals speak of her writings as having significantly influenced their lives. In spite of the popular interest in her ideas, or perhaps because of it, Rand s work has until recently received little serious attention from academics. Though best known among philosophers for her strong support of egoism in ethics and capitalism in politics, there is an increasingly… CONTINUE READING
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