The following article appeared in the Spring 2005 issue of The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies (Volume 6, Number 2): 241-50.  This is an introduction to the second of two parts of the JARS' Ayn Rand Centenary Symposium.  The symposium is entitled:  "Ayn Rand Among the Austrians."

INTRODUCTION:

AYN RAND AMONG THE AUSTRIANS

By Chris Matthew Sciabarra and

Larry J. Sechrest

Abstract This article surveys Rand's relationship to key thinkers in the Austrian school of economics, including Ludwig von Mises, Murray N. Rothbard, and F. A. Hayek. Austrian theory informs the writings of Rand and her early associates (e.g., Nathaniel Branden, Alan Greenspan, and George Reisman) on topics ranging from monopoly to business cycles. Some post-Randian thinkers (e.g., Richard Salsman), however, have repudiated many of these insights, thus constituting a movement away from the historically close relationship between Objectivism and Austrianism. This symposium explores the distinction between these approaches and the possibilities for a shared vision.

business trend articles new trend business opportunities finance trend deposit money trend making art loan trend deposits make trend your home good income trend outcome issue medicine trend drugs market trend money trends self trend roof repairing market trend online secure trend skin tools wedding trend jewellery newspaper trend for magazine geo trend places business trend design Car trend and Jips production trend business ladies trend cosmetics sector sport trend and fat burn vat trend insurance price fitness trend program furniture trend at home which trend insurance firms new trend devoloping technology healthy trend nutrition dress trend up/a> company income insurance trend and life dream trend home create trend new business individual trend loan form cooking trend ingredients which trend firms is good choosing trend most efficient business comment trend on goods technology trend business secret trend of business company trend redirects credits trend in business guide trend for business cheap trend insurance tips selling trend abroad protein trend diets improve trend your home security trend importance

This article is now available as a PDF.  Click here.


top.GIF (410 bytes)
Other Essays by Chris Matthew Sciabarra Back to Dialectics & Liberty Home Page

| FREEDOM | RAND | UTOPIA | ESSAYS | FEMINIST | THESIS | SEARCHABOUTFUTURESEMINARDOGLINKS | BLOG |