An epic masterpiece.
Set in a near-future U.S.A., Ayn Rand’s thrilling masterpiece features the mysterious disappearance of the top innovators and industrialists—and demonstrates a new moral philosophy: the morality of rational self-interest.
Why Businessmen Need Philosophy
The capitalist’s guide to the ideas behind Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged
Essays on Ayn Rand’s Atlas Shrugged
This is the first scholarly study of Atlas Shrugged, covering the historical, literary, and philosophical aspects of Ayn Rand’s magnum opus. Topics include: the novel’s creation, publication, and reception; its nature as a romantic novel; and its presentation of a radical new philosophy.
The history of Atlas Shrugged
An essay on the genesis of the book.
You will know the answer to these questions when you discover the reason behind the baffling events that play havoc with the lives of the amazing men and women in this book.
You will discover why a productive genius becomes a worthless
playboy . . . why a great steel industrialist is working for his own destruction . . . why a composer gives up his career on the night of his triumph . . . why a beautiful woman who runs a transcontinental railroad falls in love with the man she has sworn to kill.
Atlas Shrugged, a modern classic and a perennial Ayn Rand bestseller, offers the reader the spectacle of human greatness, depicted with all the poetry and power of one of the twentieth century’s leading artists.
A video presentation by Debi Ghate, Vice President of Academic Programs, Ayn Rand Institute