Author:Ayn Rand

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Ayn Rand
(1905–1982)
Born Alissa Zinovievna Rosenbaum, she was best known for her philosophy of Objectivism and her novels We the Living, Anthem, The Fountainhead, and Atlas Shrugged.

Works[edit]

Fiction[edit]

Plays[edit]

Non-fiction[edit]

  • Ayn Rand's testimony before the House of Representatives Committee on Un-American Activities (1947)
  • For the New Intellectual: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand (1961)
  • The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism (1964, includes essays by Nathaniel Branden)
  • Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal (1966, includes essays by Nathaniel Branden, Alan Greenspan and Robert Hessen)
  • 'An Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology — Copyrighted in the United States (1967)
  • The Romantic Manifesto: A Philosophy of Literature (1969)
  • 'The New Left: The Anti-Industrial Revolution — Copyrighted in the United States (1971, includes an essay by Leonard Peikoff)
  • 'Philosophy: Who Needs It? — Copyrighted in the United States (1982)
  • 'The Voice of Reason: Essays in Objectivist Thought — Copyrighted in the United States (1988, includes essays by Leonard Peikoff and Peter Schwartz)
  • 'The Ayn Rand Column: Written for the Los Angeles Times — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. P. Schwartz (1991)
  • 'Ayn Rand's Marginalia: Her Critical Comments on the Writings of Over 20 Authors — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. R. Mayhew (1995)
  • 'Letters of Ayn Rand — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. M.S. Berliner (1995)
  • 'Journals of Ayn Rand — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. D. Harriman (1997)
  • 'The Return of the Primitive: The Anti-Industrial Revolution — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. P. Schwartz (1998, includes essays by Peter Schwartz)
  • 'The Ayn Rand Reader — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. G. Hull, L. Peikoff (1999)
  • 'Russian Writings on Hollywood — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. M.S. Berliner, trans. D. Garmong (1999)
  • 'The Art of Fiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. T. Boeckmann (2000)
  • 'The Art of Nonfiction: A Guide for Writers and Readers — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. R. Mayhew (2001)
  • 'Ayn Rand Answers: The Best of Her Q & A — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. R. Mayhew (2005)

Books with selections by Ayn Rand[edit]

  • 'The Capitalist Reader — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. L.S. Stepelevich (1977)
  • ''The Market Economy: A Reader — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. J.L. Doti, D.R. Lee (1991)
  • ''Humanity: Ideas and Ideals — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. J.Z. Brown (1993)
  • 'Moral Philosophy: A Reader (Second Edition) — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. L.P. Pojman (1998)
  • 'Why Businessmen Need Philosophy — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. R.E. Ralston (1999)
  • 'Reason and Responsibility: Readings in Some Basic Problems of Philosophy (Tenth Edition) — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. J. Feinberg (1999)
  • 'The Moral Life: An Introductory Reader in Ethics and Literature — Copyrighted in the United States, ed. L.P. Pojman (2000)
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