By Edward W. Younkins
Since its ebook in 1957 Atlas Shrugged, the philosophical and creative climax of Ayn Rand's novels, hasn't ever been out of print and has acquired huge, immense severe realization changing into essentially the most influential books ever released, impacting on various disciplines together with philosophy, literature, economics, enterprise, and political technology between others.
More than an excellent 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 lifestyles and manifesting the necessities of a complete 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 particularly commissioned from a variety of eminent students who appreciate and feature been prompted by way of the e-book, the integrated essays examining 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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