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Rand

(rand),
Gertrude, U.S. visual psychologist, 1886-1970. See: Hardy-Rand-Ritter test.

Rand

(rand),
M.J., 20th-century pharmacologist. See: Burn and Rand theory.
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Mention Ayn Rand to a group of academic philosophers and you'll get laughed out of the room," Cahoone said.
First, given the fact that Rand wrote tens of thousands of pages worth of fiction and non-fiction material--spanning four novels; hundreds of essays, lectures, and newsletter pieces; and a plethora of journal and letter materials--the contributors to A Companion to Ayn Rand have done an admirable job of essentializing and systematizing a vast amount of material.
It appeared that he was a true believer in the teachings of Ayn Rand, which she called objectivism.
Ayn Rand would have preferred watching the fluctuations of the stock market.
In her literary passages, Ayn Rand is able to teach the lessons of market-oriented economics in a far more memorable and engaging manner than what can be found in books and articles on economics.
Ayn Rand is not taken seriously by any significant philosophy, economics, or literature department in any institution of higher education.
Given that critical context and the recession-driven boomlet in Randian thought, Ayn Rand and the World She Made and Goddess of the Market are not simply well-timed explorations of an enduring writer.
More than sixty years after she first came to prominence the philosopher and writer Ayn Rand continues to provoke controversy.
Ayn Rand (1905-1982) achieved success as a Hollywood screenwriter, a Broadway playwright, a bestselling novelist, an essayist, a columnist, and the founder of a new philosophy.
asks Yaron Brook, executive director of the Ayn Rand Center for Individual Rights, Washington, D.
Inclusive of thirteen essays contributed by such influential intellectuals and scholars as Ayn Rand, Kevin Mattson, Juliet Williams, and others, American Capitalism substantially contributes to our knowledge and prediction of the need for reform, as well as ideological constructs applicable to the twenty-first century as capitalist economics continues to remain accepted by most countries as the basis for their social systems and development.
Every essay is written by someone associated with the Ayn Rand Institute, an organization devoted to the dissemination of Rand's ideas.