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Capitalism, the Unknown Ideal Summary
Ayn Rand

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Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal by Ayn Rand is a collection of essays about capitalism. It is not a book on economics but a series of essays on capitalism or more appropriately, what Rand calls the moral aspects of capitalism. Most of the articles collected for this book come from newsletters or lectures and papers. There are contribution from Ayn Rand, but also Nathaniel Branden, Alan Greenspan and Robert Hessen, all of them discussing various aspects of capitalism.

Rand presents her views of capitalism and other economic systems in this book. Her novels reveal her views through the various characters, like John Gait in Atlas Shrugged, who make comments and observations about various situations. Rand has a system called objectivism that is applied to all of the situations she analyzes. Objectivism results in the avocation of various principles. It all begins with the concept that man exists and because...

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