By Edward W. Younkins
Since its e-book in 1957 Atlas Shrugged, the philosophical and creative climax of Ayn Rand's novels, hasn't ever been out of print and has obtained huge, immense severe cognizance changing into probably the most influential books ever released, impacting on numerous disciplines together with philosophy, literature, economics, enterprise, and political technological know-how between others.
More than an excellent novel, Atlas Shrugged is an summary conceptual, and symbolic paintings that expounds an intensive philosophy, proposing a view of guy and man's courting to lifestyles and manifesting the necessities of a whole philosophical approach – metaphysics, epistemology, politics and ethics.
Celebrating the 50th 12 months of Atlas Shrugged's book, this better half is an exploration of this huge paintings of literature. Contributions were especially commissioned from a range of eminent students who recognize and feature been encouraged through the publication, the incorporated essays studying the novel's integrating components of subject, plot and characterization from many views and from quite a few degrees of meaning.
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