Ayn Rand and the "New Intellectual"

Genres - Culture & Society, Language & Literature  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government, Social History  |   Run Time - 30 min.  |  
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Ayn Rand, author of such novels as Atlas Shrugged and The Fountainhead, is presented in this program. She discusses some of the ideas from her book For the New Intellectual. Among the topics covered are the philosophies of Plato, Kant, and Aquinas, as well as the tension between mysticism and the scientific paradigm, and the ideal of the new intellectual.

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conservative, intellectual, interview, leader, Objectivism, writing