Smith writes in very clear, engaging language, refreshing and enjoyable. Good index. Recommended. (CHOICE
Smith undertakes the meta-ethical part and does a commendable job of fleshing out Rand's ideas. (Journal Of The American Psychoanalytic Association
To my mind, this is one of the most interesting works in ethics to have appeared in a long while. Tara Smith's book ought to win many new adherents to the proposition that morality should be in the service of life, and not the reverse. (Lester H. Hunt, University of Wisconsin-Madison)
About the Author
is associate professor of philosophy at the University of Texas.