Essays Tagged: "Atlas Shrugged"

The Morality of Money.

symbol? Ayn Rand's answer was unequivocal: "Money demands of you the highest virtues," she wrote in Atlas Shrugged. Yet her view seems incongruous in light of the moral shortcomings of certain busines ... s a badge of nobility, a view of money that underlies the economic commentaries in this magazine.In Atlas Shrugged, one of the heroes, Francisco d'Anconia, gives a speech on the meaning of money. In i ...

(5 pages) 191 1 3.8 Jun/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Controversial Issues

The power of Ayn Rand.

In "Atlas Shrugged", Ayn Rand provides a well-written explanation of objectivism in a monumental novel a ... sted in the very best for the competent and likes the idea of leaving saps in the dust. Galt brings Atlas's people from the earth into their Olympus, Galt's Gulch. There, these remarkable competent pe ... The symbol of man's right to his own mind, to his work, to his life, to his happiness, to himself" (Atlas Shrugged, 637). It is the country that draws men like John Galt, Henry Reardon, and Francisco ...

(8 pages) 38 0 0.0 Feb/2006

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Atlas Shrugged: Setting And Conflict Analasys

Setting Atlas Shrugged was written during the period of time spanning from 1947 to 1957, and it is written a ...

(1 pages) 16 0 0.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Religion & Faith

Atlas Shrugged Describe the economic and political climate of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.

The economic and political climate of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged represent the polarized ideologies of her day, and make for a telling lesson for thos ... political outcry of excess profits and monopolistic expansion of the industrialists, Ayn Rand made Atlas Shrugged a platform for her belief that great thinkers deserved their great profits. Political ... rate breakup. To Ayn Rand, this type of altruism should not be necessary, the fittest would survive.Atlas Shrugged has been called one of the most influential books of all time, second only to the Bib ...

(3 pages) 13 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > World Literature

The European Council

�PAGE � �PAGE �8� Atlas Shrugged Ayn Rand's novel, "Atlas Shrugged"�Ayn Rand's novel, "Atlas Shrugged"The contr ... acter will have a profound impact on how each responds to the conflicts within the novel.Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged deals explicitly with the impact that personal contradiction of liberty, or rather in ... for him and thus does not rely on others of make judgments or decisions for him. Mirroring life, in Atlas Shrugged, to the extent that each character holds independence as a virtue is the extent to wh ...

(5 pages) 38 0 0.0 Aug/2010

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Political Science > Political Theory

Civil Rights

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Law & Government Essays > Human Rights

Anthem Ayn Rand Critical Essay/Review

r, Ayn Rand, who has also written other books such as We The Living, The Virtue of Selfishness, and Atlas Shrugged. Anthem, in my opinion, should be the most famous out of them because honestly, it is ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Dec/2014

Subjects: Literature Research Papers