Ayn Rand, author of "The Fountainhead" was the founder of "Objectivism", an extremely right wing ideology which focuses on selfishness. "The Virtue of Selfishness" is the key philosophy in Ayn Rand's writings.--This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
Ayn Rand's first novel, We the Living, was published in 1936, followed by Anthem. With the publication of The Fountainhead in 1943, she achieved spectacular and enduring success. Rand's unique philosophy, Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience and maintains a lasting influence on popular thought. The fundamentals of her philosophy are set forth in such books as Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology, The Virtue of Selfishness, Capitalism: the Unknown Ideal, and The Romantic Manifesto. Ayn Rand died in 1982.
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