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  2. Objectivism - Wikipedia

    Rand originally expressed her philosophical ideas in her novels—most notably, in both The Fountainhead and Atlas Shrugged.She further elaborated on them in her periodicals The Objectivist Newsletter, The Objectivist, and The Ayn Rand Letter, and in non-fiction books such as Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology and The Virtue of Selfishness.

  3. Feminist Epistemology and Philosophy of Science

    Mainstream epistemology takes as paradigms of knowledge simple propositional knowledge about matters in principle equally accessible to anyone with basic cognitive and sensory apparatus: “2+2=4”; “grass is green”; “water quenches thirst.” Feminist epistemology does not claim that such knowledge is gendered.

  4. Objectivism and libertarianism - Wikipedia

    Rand regarded Objectivism as an integrated philosophical system. In contrast, libertarianism is a political philosophy which confines its attention to matters of public policy. For example, Objectivism argues positions in metaphysics, epistemology and ethics whereas libertarianism does not address such questions. Rand believed that political ...

  5. Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology. 1966 & 1990. The Romantic Manifesto. 1969 & 1971. The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution. 1971. The Ayn Rand Letter.

  6. Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology. New American Library, 1979. Rand’s theory of concept-formation. Includes an essay by philosopher Leonard Peikoff on the analytic/synthetic distinction. Rand, Ayn. Philosophy: Who Needs It. Bobbs-Merrill, 1982.

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    Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology (Expanded 2nd Ed.) 320 pages Print Length 4.6/5 200+ Amazon Reviews English Language 1990 Publication Year Book Synopsis ...

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    For example, a smile or a verbal praise are social, whereas food or money are non-social. Although this distinction can become blurry, e.g., it may be argued that money is at least partially ...

  10. Ayn Rand - Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy

    1. Introduction 1.1 Ayn Rand and Philosophy. In Rand’s own words, her first and greatest love, her “life purpose”, was “the creation of the kind of world … that represents human perfection”, while her interest in philosophical knowledge was “only” for the sake of this purpose (Journal entry for 4 May 1946; in 1997: 479). []

  11. Here's What's Wrong With Ayn Rand's Philosophy - The ...

    Endnotes. 1 See Ayn Rand, “This is John Galt Speaking,” in Ayn Rand, For the New Intellectual (New York: Signet, 1961), esp. 124–52.. 2 See “For the New Intellectual”; Ayn Rand, “This is John Galt Speaking,” in For the New Intellectual; and Rand, Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology, 2nd ed., edited by Harry Binswanger and Leonard Peikoff (New York: Penguin, 1990).