Historical Who is Who

RAND, Ayn

1905 - 1982
Russia United States
LITERATURE, PHILOSOPHY

 

Russian educated, she moved to America in 1926 where she propounded a distinctive moral philosophy through her novels and academic writings. She styled herself a rationalist, believing in ethical egoism in preference to altruism and supporting unregulated free enterprise. These are the components of the stance which she termed ‘Objectivism’.

Video

Ayn Rand on liberty v socialism (10 mins) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s1RxKW-P5V8

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