Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand. New York: Dutton, 1991. This is the first comprehensive overview of all aspects of Objectivist philosophy, written by the philosopher closest to Rand during her lifetime. Rasmussen, Douglas and Douglas Den Uyl, editors. The Philosophic Thought of Ayn Rand. Urbana, IL: University of Illinois Press, 1984.
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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.
Ayn Rand's Marginalia: Her Critical Comments on the Writings of Over 20 Authors (1995) Letters of Ayn Rand (1995) Journals of Ayn Rand (1997) The Ayn Rand Reader (1999) Russian Writings on Hollywood (1999) Three Plays (2005) Ayn Rand Answers: The Best of Her Q & A (2005) Literatur. Barbara Branden: The Passion of Ayn Rand.
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The Austrian theory of economic value is quite compatible with Rand’s account of “value,” though I’m not sure whether Objectivists do in fact accept it. But the misstep is to assume that in acquiring resources, people come to own the economic value of what they acquire and, as a corollary, to assume that people can acquire only things ...
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Salmieri agrees with anarcho-capitalists that “organizing a society around the principle of individual rights requires ‘the barring of physical force from social relationships’ so that individuals may deal with one another ‘only by means of reason, by discussion, persuasion and voluntary uncoerced agreement’” (p. 93, quoting Ayn Rand).