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By Robert Mayhew

ISBN-10: 0739149695

ISBN-13: 9780739149690

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ISBN-13: 9780739149706

Ayn Rand continues to be a really major determine of recent philosophy. Her certain imaginative and prescient of a global during which guy, counting on cause, acts completely for his personal strong 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 booklet, deals an early kind of the author's nascent philosophy—the philosophy Rand later known as Objectivism.

In the second one variation, Robert Mayhew once more brings jointly pre-eminent students of Rand's writing. The version contains 3 new chapters, in addition to an epilogue by means of popular Rand-scholar Leonard Peikoff. partly a heritage of We the Living, from its earliest drafts to the Italian movie later dependent 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 superior moment variation is a compelling exam of a singular that set the tone for probably the most influential philosophical literature to follow.

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