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Objectivism: Ayn Rand's Philosophy for Living on Earth
the belief that certain things, especially moral truths, exist independently of human knowledge or perception of them. It is the view of the nature of reality, mans means of knowledge, a mans means of survival and the social system. This means people have their own reason to be alive and have knowledge.
Rand first expressed Objectivism in her fiction, most notably The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957), and later in nonfiction essays and books.
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Founded by the American novelist, philosopher, playwright, and screenwriter Ayn Rand. She is known for her two best selling novels, and for developing this philosophical system.
Cover of the 1979 New American Library edition
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