By Ayn Rand
A comprehensive defense of the only social system consistent with man’s requirements as a rational being: laissez-faire capitalism.
Essays by Ayn Rand, and others
When it comes to their professional lives, America’s businessmen are generally the most rational, reality-focused, egoistic group in our culture.
Yet they overwhelmingly reject philosophy as meaningless abstractions, irrelevant to life.
By Edwin Locke
What enables the “Prime Movers”—businessmen like Andrew Carnegie, James Hill, Bill Gates—to create wealth on such a vast scale?
By Leonard Peikoff
“The book presents Ayn Rand’s entire philosophy, building it up step by step from its axiomatic base to its value-implications for man’s life . . . .”
—Harry Binswanger in The Intellectual Activist
By Andrew Bernstein
“The key to explaining capitalism’s unparalleled economic success is dual: to show that it alone is the system that guarantees individual liberties, and to demonstrate that political liberty is an indispensable requirement of man’s life on earth.”