This book is based on the lectures by Ayn Rand's intellectual heir, Leonard Peikoff.
For anyone familiar with and interested in learning more about objectivism, this book (and/or the lectures) are an invaluable and highly rewarding experience.
After reading the last chapter, you will be motivated to continue your study of the rest of the book which I am still chewing.
I think attending the lectures would have been far more engaging. Reading this (basically edited lecture transcriptions) just left me feeling stuporous at times. Read morePublished 10 days ago by sdgolf
This is an advanced work in Objectivism.
It contains several topics unovered fully by OPAR. It is a further step in understanding the philosophy more fully.
Must read if you are an Ayn Rand fan. Talks about how to actually apply objectivism and also corrects common mistakes that people make when they try to understand objectivism.Published 13 months ago by Pen Name
The book is worth reading if one is interested in exploring the bizarre world of Ayn Rand. She and her like-minded compatriots such as Plato and Nietzsche hold out their egocentric... Read morePublished 13 months ago by Douglas D. Patterson
I was excited to read this book because it seemed to be one of the books Ayn Rand followers should have. Read morePublished 14 months ago by christopher
I found myself in these pages. This book takes a lot of study and it will most likely pricks at your understanding of Objectivism or any idealism, as it did mine. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Eugene Kasper
The book is interesting and easy to read, although after reading Ayn Rand's work, it seems that the author tends to over-philosphize Rand's thoughts. Read morePublished 18 months ago by G. R. Farley
This book is based on a lecture series of the same name that I had listened to twice prior to reading the book. The lectures themselves are incredibly powerful. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Deep Think
This book is suited for the professional philsopher and layman alike-anyone interested in getting a firmer and deeper grasp of Ayn Rand's philosophy, Objectivism. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Joseph McHugh