A Companion to Ayn Rand, 1st Edition by Allan Gotthelf, Gregory Salmieri

By Allan Gotthelf, Gregory Salmieri

The first quantity to provide a complete scholarly remedy of Rand’s complete corpus (including her novels, her philosophical essays, and her research of the occasions of her times), this Companion offers very important orientation and context for students and informed readers grappling with a debatable and understudied philosopher whose enduring impression on American (and international) tradition is more and more recognized.

  • The first book to supply an in-depth scholarly therapy ranging over the full of Rand’s corpus
  • Provides knowledgeable contextual research for students in numerous disciplines
  • Presents unique learn on unpublished fabric and drafts from the Rand records in California
  • Features insightful and fair-minded interpretations of Rand’s debatable positions

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20 Another possibility was based on an idea she had had in Russia: a science-fiction adventure, set on an airship lost in space, in which communist villains beg the hero-scientist to take control after their actions have endangered the ship. She chose instead a subject that was personally closer. We the Living (originally entitled “Airtight”) is the story of three university students in 1920s Soviet Russia, whose lives and deaths dramatize the conflict between the individual and the collective.

Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Mayhew, Robert, ed. 2005a. Essays on Ayn Rand’s Anthem. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. 20 AN INTRODUCTION TO THE STUDY OF AYN RAND Mayhew, Robert. 2005b. ” In Mayhew 2005a. Mayhew, Robert, ed. 2007. Essays on Ayn Rand’s The Fountainhead. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Mayhew, Robert, ed. 2009. Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Mayhew, Robert, ed. 2012a. Essays on Ayn Rand’s We the Living, 2nd edition. Lanham, MD: Lexington Books. Mayhew, Robert.

For example, though he claims to agree with Rand’s view of free will, he writes that: “We are, all of us, organisms trying to survive. We are, all of us, organisms trying in our own ways to use our abilities and capacities to satisfy our needs” (VAR 549). But the essence of Rand’s view of free will is that this is not the case. ) Rand’s villains are not trying to survive, and neither, argues Rand, is anyone in the moment of committing an immoral (as opposed to merely mistaken) action. Branden goes on to say that, when people fail to take actions conducive to their survival, it is due to mistakes.

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