Capitalism by Ayn Rand audiobook

Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal

By Ayn Rand
With additional articles by Nathaniel Branden , Alan Greenspan , and Robert Hessen
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The foundations of capitalism are being battered by a flood of altruism, which is the cause of the modern world’s collapse. This is the view of Ayn Rand, a view so radically opposed to prevailing attitudes that it constitutes a major philosophic revolution. In her series of essays, she presents her stand on the persecution of big business, the causes of war, the default of conservatism, and the evils of altruism. This collection of twenty-six essays includes twenty by Ayn Rand as well as three essays by Alan Greenspan, two by Nathaniel Branden, and one by Robert Hessen. These essays are a challenging look at modern society by some of America’s most provocative intellectuals.

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Summary

Summary

The foundations of capitalism are being battered by a flood of altruism, which is the cause of the modern world’s collapse. This is the view of Ayn Rand, a view so radically opposed to prevailing attitudes that it constitutes a major philosophic revolution. In her series of essays, she presents her stand on the persecution of big business, the causes of war, the default of conservatism, and the evils of altruism.

This collection of twenty-six essays includes twenty by Ayn Rand as well as three essays by Alan Greenspan, two by Nathaniel Branden, and one by Robert Hessen. These essays are a challenging look at modern society by some of America’s most provocative intellectuals.

Editorial Reviews

Editorial Reviews

“One of the most revolutionary and powerful works on capitalism—and on politics—that has ever been published.” Professor Leonard Peikoff, Barron’s magazine
“One of the best defenses and explanations of capitalism one is likely to read.” Walter E. Williams, economist and syndicated columnist

Reviews

Reviews

by Lance 9/13/2017
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Capitalism Ideal is the only fair economic system

Using historical examples and being objective as possible Rand breaks down some of the misconceptions of capitalism and answers them in a very intellectual way. Producing a well written narrative of a economic system that grew from a the concept of optionality with the individual in mind. A challenging feat, which is probably why there are not that many books out there defending capitalism in the last 50 years.

I personally find her books on philosophy, to be a better read than her fiction books.

Enjoy!

Details

Details

Available Formats : Digital Download, Digital Rental, CD, MP3 CD
Category: Nonfiction/Business & Economics
Runtime: 14.27
Audience: Adult
Language: English