By Edward W. Younkins
Since its ebook in 1957 Atlas Shrugged, the philosophical and inventive climax of Ayn Rand's novels, hasn't ever been out of print and has bought huge, immense serious consciousness changing into the most influential books ever released, impacting on numerous disciplines together with philosophy, literature, economics, enterprise, and political technological know-how between others.
More than a superb novel, Atlas Shrugged is an summary conceptual, and symbolic paintings that expounds an intensive philosophy, proposing a view of guy and man's dating to lifestyles and manifesting the necessities of a whole philosophical procedure – metaphysics, epistemology, politics and ethics.
Celebrating the 50th 12 months of Atlas Shrugged's ebook, this better half is an exploration of this huge paintings of literature. Contributions were specifically commissioned from a variety of eminent students who respect and feature been stimulated through the ebook, the integrated essays studying the novel's integrating parts of subject, plot and characterization from many views and from a number of degrees of meaning.
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