Ayn Rand Writing Styles in For the New Intellectual; the Philosophy of Ayn Rand

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The perspective of For the New Intellectuals is directly and obviously the perspective of its writer, Ayn Rand. As we have seen, Ayn Rand was a Russian-born American novelist who escaped communist seven years after it came to power. She immigrated to the United States, despising Soviet institutions through and through and came to fall in love with American history, the American founders, 19th century American capitalism and the great creative energies of mid-20th century American society, particularly in literature, music, movies and art.

As time progressed, Rand focused more and more on her writing, first writing novellas and moving to novels. Her novels increasingly reflected an explicit philosophy, which she came to call Objectivism. It is explicitly stated in the philosophy of John Galt as expressed by Galt in his speech to America in Atlas Shrugged.

Objectivism, therefore, is the perspective of For the New Intellectuals...

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