Ayn Rand

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Russian-American novelist and philosopher

Why Is Ayn Rand Influential?

According to Wikipedia, Alice O'Connor , better known by her pen name Ayn Rand , was a Russian-born American writer and philosopher. She is known for her fiction and for developing a philosophical system she named Objectivism. Born and educated in Russia, she moved to the United States in 1926. She wrote a play that opened on Broadway in 1935. After two early novels that were initially unsuccessful, she achieved fame with her 1943 novel, The Fountainhead. In 1957, Rand published her best-known work, the novel Atlas Shrugged. Afterward, until her death in 1982, she turned to non-fiction to promote her philosophy, publishing her own periodicals and releasing several collections of essays.

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Ayn Rand is most known for their academic work in the field of philosophy. They are also known for their academic work in the fields of literature and communications.

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