Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 9781101137192
Release Date: 2005-04-21
Number of pages: 1088
Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Atlas Shrugged in PDF and EPUB Peopled by larger-than-life heroes and villains, charged with towering questions of good and evil, Atlas Shrugged is Ayn Rand’s magnum opus: a philosophical revolution told in the form of an action thriller. Who is John Galt? When he says that he will stop the motor of the world, is he a destroyer or a liberator? Why does he have to fight his battles not against his enemies but against those who need him most? Why does he fight his hardest battle against the woman he loves? You will know the answer to these questions when you discover the reason behind the baffling events that play havoc with the lives of the amazing men and women in this book. You will discover why a productive genius becomes a worthless playboy...why a great steel industrialist is working for his own destruction...why a composer gives up his career on the night of his triumph...why a beautiful woman who runs a transcontinental railroad falls in love with the man she has sworn to kill. Atlas Shrugged, a modern classic and Rand’s most extensive statement of Objectivism—her groundbreaking philosophy—offers the reader the spectacle of human greatness, depicted with all the poetry and power of one of the twentieth century’s leading artists.


Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 1439507147
Release Date: 2008-06-26
Number of pages: 1079
Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher:

Download and read online Atlas Shrugged in PDF and EPUB The decisions of a few industrial leaders shake the roots of capitalism and reawaken one man's awareness of himself as an heroic being. Reissue.


Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 0141188936
Release Date: 2007-01-01
Number of pages: 1168
Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Penguin Modern Classics

Download and read online Atlas Shrugged in PDF and EPUB Atlas Shrugged is the astounding story of a man who said that he would stop the motor of the world - and did. Tremendous in scope, breathtaking in its suspense, Atlas Shrugged stretches the boundaries further than any book you have ever read. It is a mystery, not about the murder of a man's body, but about the murder - and rebirth - of man's spirit.


Essays on Ayn Rand s Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 0739127799
Release Date: 2009
Number of pages: 516
Author: Robert Mayhew
Publisher: Lexington Books

Download and read online Essays on Ayn Rand s Atlas Shrugged in PDF and EPUB This is the first scholarly study of Atlas Shrugged, covering in detail the historical, literary, and philosophical aspects of Ayn Rand's magnum opus. Topics explored in depth include the history behind the novel's creation, publication, and reception; its nature as a romantic novel; and its presentation of a radical new philosophy.


Ayn Rand s Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 9781317176565
Release Date: 2016-04-15
Number of pages: 432
Author: Edward W. Younkins
Publisher: Routledge

Download and read online Ayn Rand s Atlas Shrugged in PDF and EPUB Since its publication in 1957 Atlas Shrugged, the philosophical and artistic climax of Ayn Rand's novels, has never been out of print and has received enormous critical attention becoming one of the most influential books ever published, impacting on a variety of disciplines including philosophy, literature, economics, business, and political science among others. More than a great novel, Atlas Shrugged is an abstract conceptual, and symbolic work that expounds a radical philosophy, presenting a view of man and man's relationship to existence and manifesting the essentials of an entire philosophical system - metaphysics, epistemology, politics and ethics. Celebrating the fiftieth year of Atlas Shrugged's publication, this companion is an exploration of this monumental work of literature. Contributions have been specially commissioned from a diversity of eminent scholars who admire and have been influenced by the book, the included essays analyzing the novel's integrating elements of theme, plot and characterization from many perspectives and from various levels of meaning.


Who Is John Galt

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ISBN: 1482654490
Release Date: 2013-10
Number of pages: 286
Author: Timothy Curry
Publisher: CreateSpace

Download and read online Who Is John Galt in PDF and EPUB In recent press articles and among the general public, there is a sense that Ayn Rand's monumental Atlas Shrugged is a prophetic work, accurately predicting the Great Recession and the path on which America's economy and society are set. But Atlas Shrugged is a difficult book to read. Many are daunted by its extreme length, Rand's prose style, interminable speeches where the action stops cold, the author's atheism, and the sexuality of its characters. Rand references economists and philosophers such as Smith, Mill, Marx, Nietzsche and Aristotle without attribution. As a result, much of Rand's message goes over the head of the average reader. This makes it difficult for the reader to understand the main point of Rand's book - precisely what is it that happens when Atlas shrugs, and how does a society change over the course of that event? Is it merely fiction, or is Atlas shrugging now? The purpose of this book is to simplify the reader's task in understanding what Rand is saying and the philosophical and economic sources she mined. With increased interest in Rand's book on the part of book clubs, reading circles, and now a three-part movie, this book will aid casual and serious readers, book clubs, high school and college classes, moviegoers, and home-schoolers to master Rand's work. There are 30 chapters, each one matched to the 30 chapters Rand utilized for Atlas Shrugged. Each chapter starts with a synopsis and detailed discussion of Rand's source material and the points she wishes to make. There may be one or more essays explaining arcane points of railroading, American society of the Fifties, or historical characters thinly disguised by Rand for the book. Rather than didactically draw open parallels to current events, each chapter closes with discussion topics posed to the reader, class or book club to encourage independent thought. This book will be an outstanding aid to comprehending one of the most discussed books of this era.


Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 1939370000
Release Date: 2012-10-01
Number of pages: 102
Author: Trisha Lively
Publisher: One Hundred Page Summaries

Download and read online Atlas Shrugged in PDF and EPUB Don't have time to read Atlas Shrugged but still want all the details? With 100 Page Summaries, you get a professional grade summary with just enough depth to understand all the important themes, characters, and plots. Why pay a premium for other discount summary books when 100 Page Summaries has more quality and a cheaper price. Not convinced? Take a look inside the book to see for yourself. This book offers: Overall Summary of the entire book Chapter by chapter summaries Chapter by chapter analysis Chapter by chapter key takeaways Character list and description Themes found throughout the book About the book About the Author


Ayn Rand

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ISBN: 0451947673
Release Date: 2009-10-01
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Author: Ayn Rand
Publisher: Signet

Download and read online Ayn Rand in PDF and EPUB Two of Rand's classic novels--Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead--are collected together for the first time in one boxed set. Original.


Why Businessmen Need Philosophy

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ISBN: 1101479132
Release Date: 2011-04-05
Number of pages: 336
Author: Debi Ghate
Publisher: Penguin

Download and read online Why Businessmen Need Philosophy in PDF and EPUB The intellectual tooks every business person needs in the boardroom. Includes two rare essays by Ayn Rand! With government and the media blaming big business for the world economic crisis, capitalism needs all the help it can get. It's the perfect time for this collection of essays presenting a philosophical defense of capitalism by Ayn Rand and other Objectivist intellectuals. Essential and practical, Why Businessmen Need Philosophy reveals the importance of maintaining philosophical principles in the corporate environment at all levels of business from daily operations to executive decisions, and provides the tactical and tactful rational thinking required to defend companies from ideological attacks.


Killing Patton

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ISBN: 9780805096699
Release Date: 2014-09-23
Number of pages: 368
Author: Bill O'Reilly
Publisher: Henry Holt and Company

Download and read online Killing Patton in PDF and EPUB Readers around the world have thrilled to Killing Lincoln, Killing Kennedy, and Killing Jesus--riveting works of nonfiction that journey into the heart of the most famous murders in history. Now from Bill O'Reilly, anchor of The O'Reilly Factor, comes the most epic book of all in this multimillion-selling series: Killing Patton. General George S. Patton, Jr. died under mysterious circumstances in the months following the end of World War II. For almost seventy years, there has been suspicion that his death was not an accident--and may very well have been an act of assassination. Killing Patton takes readers inside the final year of the war and recounts the events surrounding Patton's tragic demise, naming names of the many powerful individuals who wanted him silenced.


CliffsNotes on Rand s Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 9780544179752
Release Date: 2011-05-18
Number of pages: 144
Author: Andrew Bernstein
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Download and read online CliffsNotes on Rand s Atlas Shrugged in PDF and EPUB The original CliffsNotes study guides offer expert commentary on major themes, plots, characters, literary devices, and historical background. The latest generation of titles in this series also features glossaries and visual elements that complement the classic, familiar format. CliffsNotes on Atlas Shrugged is your guide to author Ayn Rand's masterpiece, an impassioned defense of the freedom of man's mind. She shows that without the independent mind, our society would collapse into primitive savagery. Delve into the post-World War II historical context of Atlas Shrugged and the modern implications of its conclusions. Other features that help you study include Character analyses of major players A character map that graphically illustrates the relationships among the characters Critical essays A review section that tests your knowledge A Resource Center full of books, articles, films, and Internet sites Classic literature or modern modern-day treasure — you'll understand it all with expert information and insight from CliffsNotes study guides.


A Study Guide for Ayn Rand s Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 9781410340559
Release Date: 2016-07-14
Number of pages: 39
Author: Gale, Cengage Learning
Publisher: Gale, Cengage Learning

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Ready Reference Treatise Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 9781300615903
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Author: Raja Sharma
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A Christian Study Guide for Atlas Shrugged

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ISBN: 9781300864424
Release Date: 2013-04-15
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Author: Dr. Judy Barrett
Publisher: Lulu Press, Inc

Download and read online A Christian Study Guide for Atlas Shrugged in PDF and EPUB "When the righteous triumph, there is great elation, but when the wicked rise to power, men go into hiding." Prov. 28:12 (NIV) Atlas Shrugged is a controversial piece of literature, written by a former Russian citizen, Ayn Rand, warning us about the dangers of political thinking. This guide is designed to help understand the arguments presented and how they apply in a Christian context. Use it as an individual, as home schoolers, or in a group and explore what many believe to be a message for today.


Atlas Shrugged and Jesus Wept

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ISBN: 9781105646515
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Author: Don Milne
Publisher: Lulu.com

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