Rand says the ideal man has no "inner conflicts" between his reason and emotions.
There is a lot more to his criticism, but the general idea is that Ayn Rand simply did not seek any sort of empirical verification of her ideas.
I am not a history buff, so I am not able to critique historical views with great competence.
I have had somewhat ambiguous feelings about Ayn Rand and her philosophy of Objectivism ever since I first discovered her in college. Read morePublished 2 months ago by David Hoffman
This book has been debunked at length but my question for Amazon is what to the critical review by A Person ?Published on May 4, 2010 by M. Hardesty
This review is for: Ayn Rand Contra Human Nature (Paperback)
I read this book when it first came out several years ago, and what a great, refreshing, head-spinner of a... Read more
The best technical presentation of Ayn Rand's thought is Leonard Peikoff's "Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand. Read morePublished on January 21, 2007 by Greek Scholar
With a multimillion-selling oeuvre of fiction and polemic, promoted by both her followers and herself as the greatest philosopher of the 20th Century, and possibly of all time, Ayn... Read morePublished on November 7, 2006 by Daniel Barnes
Greg Nyquist is the kind of guy that would probably annoy a person who enjoys day-dreaming and dallying in flights of fancy. Read morePublished on March 28, 2003 by Abolaji Ogunshola
Are there many men who had a lower opinion about
human nature than Nyquist ?
A professional Rand basher, who critizes her for being so harsh and intolerant of other peoples views, spends an entire book brow beating his deceased opponent. What a hypocrite. Read morePublished on April 19, 2002