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 severe recognition changing into essentially the most influential books ever released, impacting on various disciplines together with philosophy, literature, economics, enterprise, and political technological know-how between others.
More than a good novel, Atlas Shrugged is an summary conceptual, and symbolic paintings that expounds an intensive philosophy, featuring a view of guy and man's courting to life and manifesting the necessities of a whole philosophical method – metaphysics, epistemology, politics and ethics.
Celebrating the 50th yr of Atlas Shrugged's booklet, this better half is an exploration of this enormous paintings of literature. Contributions were particularly commissioned from a range of eminent students who recognize and feature been stimulated by way of the ebook, the integrated essays examining the novel's integrating parts of subject matter, plot and characterization from many views and from quite a few degrees of meaning.
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Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged: A Philosophical and Literary Companion by Edward W. Younkins