Philosophy: Who Needs It
Penguin, Nov 1, 1984 - Philosophy - 320 pages
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 Ayn Rand, the choice we make is not whether to have a philosophy, but which one to have: rational, conscious, and therefore practical; or contradictory, unidentified, and ultimately lethal.
Written with all the clarity and eloquence that have placed Ayn Rand’s Objectivist philosophy in the mainstream of American thought, these essays range over such basic issues as education, morality, censorship, and inflation to prove that philosophy is the fundamental force in all our lives.
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If you have a mind you need to learn how NOT to let it become cluttered with the garbage that is EVERYWHERE. This book can help you sift through that which you think may have merit vs. that which is meant to overwhelm your mind and confuse. I read this when I was about 23, a junior in college with a lot of questions.
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Absolute garbage. You can't really consider Ayn Rand to be a philosopher. Read full review
The Metaphysical Versus the ManMade
The Missing Link
Selfishness Without a Self
An Open Letter to Boris Spassky
The Destroyers of the Modern World
An Untitled Letter
Egalitarianism and Inflation
The Stimulus and the Response
The Establishing of an Establishment
Local and Express
Fairness Doctrine for Education
What Can One
Dont Let It
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