Egoísmo Racional has 2 ratings and 1 review. Pedro said: Rodrigo Constantino analisa a obra de Ayn Rand e resume os principais aspectos.

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My biggest criticism of the book, and of Rand in general, is in her unwise insistence on trying to redefine “selfish” and “greed,” for that matter in the minds of an unwilling rznd.

I was pretty excited to read her works since they have been touted by friends and strangers. No man should be raional, in whole or in part, for the benefit of another. Pen Drive Voltar Voltar.

No one, from hippies to bourgeois picnic-loving families, can escape her scorn. A partir de 2 TB.

Rand herself is a prime exemplar racionall someone who favors her own kind. This is a collection of essays by Rand and her sometime lover and accolyte Nathaniel Branden. And there is much to admire here. Robson Tavares Abreu marked it as to-read May 28, Rand asserts that there are no individual rights without property rights. Both in a very subtle way advocate the importance of agn and his creativity but the difference is huge. Acess Point e Roteador.

Mesa para Dj Voltar Voltar. This is Rand’s philosophy, and if this is selfishness, than selfishness is indeed a virtue. Etoismo to read the rest that I have on hand and see if they still appeal as much.

A Virtude do Egoísmo: o Princípio Racional da Ética Objetivista

I resent and find offensive her use of the word ‘man’, used throughout the book to refer generically to a human being of both sexes, yet understand that was a matter of course at the time when she wrote.


Perhaps worst of all, though, is the idea that any sense of humor about oneself–any form of self-deprecating wit, or sign of humility–is somehow a betrayal of one’s very soul. She actually makes some very agreeable claims that are bolstered by what is, for me, deeply flawed logic. In fact, her moral philosophy “objectivism” has not a few rannd in it.

Those seemed to me questions which raccional perhaps have been studied egois,o a dedicated book on politics I haven’t gotten around to Capitalism: There are no discussion topics on this book yet.

Egoísmo Racional

However, the author’s firmness of opinion, and her non-compromising stature over other ideas is perplexing at best and cynical at worst. Once again I find myself say that it wouldn’t make a good introduction for those curious about Rand’s work and philosophy. Her first real success was The Fountainhead rejected by more than ten publishers before publication in Her view that egoismk primary role is to protect the rights of individuals divorces the government from any involvement in economic affairs.

Alisa Rosenbaum was born in pre-revolutionary St. But if one is willing to think for oneself there is value in reading her work, and The Virtue of Selfishness raciinal a good place to start.

Also, it seems a bit arrogant to repeatedly quote a person even if he is stunningly handsome and reportedly raand smartest person in the world who is actually a fictional character of your own devising John Galt.

This collection is very uneven in quality.


Lastly, her descriptions of ‘compromise’ and the problems therein also seem replete with equivocation. I have to say that a lot of the ideas in these essays appeal to me.

A Virtude do Egoísmo: o Princípio Racional da Ética Objetivista by Ayn Rand (3 star ratings)

Philosophy xyn be a tough read for me, but this was a good one, especially in reference to my own time and space in this lifetime. There’s also no incentive to accept responsibility if you don’t have any rights or only limited rights to the results of your work. A reader will definitely learn a lot from having read this book. Her focus is always concentrated on the here and now, raciona, reality of living as experienced by individuals every day, and as such there is a great deal of utility raciona reading her work.

It is easy to hide some ambiguities in the stories especially if you have a literary talentit is more difficult to this raacional the essay.

Rand seems to imagine that if government were minimized, people would evaluate one another solely on the basis of their work, and racism would disappear. The problem is that Miss Rand believes that in life, regardless of the circumstances, A is always A, and it is her “A” which is the correct one.

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