Definition of Rand, Ayn in English:

Rand, Ayn

proper noun

  • (1905–82), US writer and philosopher, born in Russia; born Alissa Rozenbaum. She developed a philosophy of “objectivism,” in "For the New Intellectual" (1961), arguing for “rational self-interest,” individualism, and laissez-faire capitalism. Notable novels: "The Fountainhead" (1943) and "Atlas Shrugged" (1957)

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Rand, Ayn

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