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Título: PHILOSOPHY: WHO NEEDS IT
Editorial: Bobbs-Merrill, Indianapolis
Año de publicación: 1983
Condición de la sobrecubierta: Dust Jacket Included
Edición: 1st Edition
8vo. A fine, tight copy in a fine, fresh dust jacket First edition, second issue (with the copyright notice printed rather than rubberstamped). N° de ref. de la librería 20169
Sinopsis: Who needs philosophy? Ayn Rand's answer: Everyone.
This collection of essays was the last work planned by Ayn Rand before her death in 1982. In it she summarizes her view of philosophy and deals with a broad spectrum of topics. According to Rand, the choice we make is not whether to have a philosophy but which one to have: a rational, conscious, and therefore practical one, or a contradictory, unidentified, and ultimately lethal one.
Written with all the clarity and eloquence that have placed Ayn Rand's Objectivist philosophy in the mainstream of American thought, these essays address such basic issues as education, morality, censorship, and inflation to prove that philosophy is the fundamental force in all our lives.
Biografía del autor: AYN RAND (1905-1982) was born in Russia, graduated from the University of Leningrad, and came to the United States in 1926. She published her first novel in 1936. With the publication of The Fountainhead in 1943, she achieved a spectacular and enduring success and her unique philosophy, Objectivism, gained a worldwide following.
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