"Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought"
1 Biographical Movie |
17 Print Biographies |
1 Portrayal |
1 Interview |
6 Articles |
5' 2" (1.57 m)
Did You Know?
The difference between a welfare state and a totalitarian one is a matter of time.
Her philosophy of "Objectivism": Rational selfishness is a virtue; altruism (self-sacrifice) is a vice.
In her books, characters often give very long speeches, sometimes stretching over dozens of pages, explaining their philosophy of life. Rand used this as an opportunity to elaborate Objectivism, the philosophic system she is credited with creating, but also to showcase her view of other philosophic systems whose characteristic concepts conflicted with those of Objectivism.