Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal (Paperback)

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    The foundations of capitalism are being battered by a flood of altruism, which is the cause of the modern world's collapse. This is the view of Ayn Rand, a view so radically opposed to prevailing attitudes that it constitutes a major philos...

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    The foundations of capitalism are being battered by a flood of altruism, which is the cause of the modern world's collapse. This is the view of Ayn Rand, a view so radically opposed to prevailing attitudes that it constitutes a major philosophic revolution. In this series of essays, she presents her stand on the persecution of big business, the causes of war, the default of conservatism, and the evils of altruism. Here is a challenging new look at modern society by one of the most provocative intellectuals on the American scene.

    This edition includes two articles by Ayn Rand which did not appear in the hardcover edition: The Wreckage of the Consensus," which presents the Objectivists views on Vietnam and the draft; and Requiem for Man," an answer to the Papal encyclical Progresso Populorum.

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    ISBN 9780451147950
    Genre POLITICAL SCIENCE / Reference
    Format Paperback
    Publisher Date 1983-04-01 00:00:00.0
    Publisher Signet
    Height 6.75 in
    Wdth 4.25 in
    Thickness 0.75 in
    Unit weight 0.35 lb
    Language English
    Subtitle The Unknown Ideal
    Edition Detail Reissue
    Audience General/trade
    Authors Rand, Ayn

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