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Ayn Rand

23 Ratings: 2.5
Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter

Ayn Rand (IPA: /ˈaɪn ˈrænd/, February 2 [O.S. January 20] 1905 – March 6, 1982), was a Russian-American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter. She is known for her best-selling novels and for developing a philosophical system called Objectivism. … see full wiki

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review by . 九月 25, 2009
Almost everyone knows Ayn Rand because she's the author of books like The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.  Over the years she has become more well known for creating and pushing the philosophy of Objectivism.  Nearly thirty years after her death Objectivism is still strong.  There are times when it seems cult like.  And while Objectivism is certainly worth looking into, it's often inhibited by the fact that Ayn Rand often made controversial statements that were a little, uh, …
Quick Tip by . 七月 04, 2010
It's amazing how a reasonably good idea could be twisted into a philosophy of unreasoning cold-bloodedness. Rand's overreaction to Russian socialism is so opposite in the spectrum that she creates her own fascism with it. Read her if you must; don't believe a word of it.
Quick Tip by . 七月 04, 2010
She was boring in my philosophy class
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