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The Fountainhead Mass Market Paperback – September 1, 1996
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"Enlightenment Now: The Case for Reason, Science, Humanism, and Progress"
Is the world really falling apart? Is the ideal of progress obsolete? Cognitive scientist and public intellectual Steven Pinker urges us to step back from the gory headlines and prophecies of doom, and instead, follow the data: In seventy-five jaw-dropping graphs, Pinker shows that life, health, prosperity, safety, peace, knowledge, and happiness are on the rise. Learn more
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About the Author
Born February 2, 1905, Ayn Rand published her first novel, We the Living, in 1936. Anthem followed in 1938. It was with the publication of The Fountainhead (1943) and Atlas Shrugged (1957) that she achieved her spectacular success. Rand’s unique philosophy, Objectivism, has gained a worldwide audience. The fundamentals of her philosophy are put forth in three nonfiction books, Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology, The Virtues of Selfishness, and Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal. They are all available in Signet editions, as is the magnificent statement of her artistic credo, The Romantic Manifesto.
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My not so positive comments are 1) that she describes sex just short of a cheap novel, and 2) that she completely ignores a crucial part of the human experience, which is bearing and raising children. If one is to present a compelling philosophy as to how the human experience should be, ones books should address the matter of raising worthy individuals.
Just as with Atlas Shrugged, The Fountainhead is not for everyone. It is for those who are deep thinkers and are open to a different way of thinking. This work will likely resonate with entrepreneurs, as well as other creative, individualists who have created something from nothing. Beyond the noted depth of the ideas presented by Ayn Rand there is a truly engaging story on the surface with as little or as much depth as you would like to take the time to consider.
The Fountainhead is an excellent book and well worth your time.
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The characters are comic book material. All are extreme.
The theme is excellent! But spare me the long-winded baloney.Read more