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AYN RAND:THE RUSSIAN RADICAL

TABLE OF CONTENTS
THE SECOND EDITION


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In the following Table of Contents to the second edition of Ayn Rand: The Russian Radical, the page numbers in [brackets] are those that refer to the corresponding pages where the material appears in the first edition.  This enables readers to see the broader scope of the 2013 second edition in comparison to the original 1995 published work.

 

Preface to the Second Edition    ix-xii    [1st: not included]

Acknowledgments  xiii-xv    [1st: xi-xiii]                                                                                                               

Introduction    1-19    [1st: 1-20]                                                                                                                        

Rand Scholarship: Problems and Perspectives  3    [1st: 3]
The Study in Brief    8   [1st: 9]
Dialectics and Dualism   13     [1st: 14]

 Part One: The Process of Becoming     21   [1st: 21]

Chapter 1:  Synthesis in Russian Culture   22    [1st: 23]
The Character of Russian Philosophy  24       [1st: 25]
The Slavophiles  25        [1st: 26]
The Impact of Vladimir Solovyov   27       [1st: 29]
The Silver Age  29        [1st: 31]
The Influence of Nietzsche in Russia   30       [1st: 31]
Neo-Idealism and the Russian Religious Renaissance   33        [1st: 35]
Russian Marxism   35       [1st: 37]

Chapter 2:  Lossky, the Teacher    39    [1st: 41]
An Extraordinary Life   40       [1st: 42]
Lossky's Philosophy: An Eclectic Synthesis  43       [1st: 45]
Lossky and Aristotle    45       [1st: 48]
Lossky's Epistemology  50        [1st: 53]
The World as an Organic Whole   53    [1st: 56]

Chapter 3: Educating Alissa    62      [1st: 66]
The Early Years    63      [1st: 68]
The Stoiunin Gymnasium     65     [1st: 69]
The Crimean Gymnasium   67       [1st: 71]
A Revolution in Education   68       [1st: 72]
Majoring in History   72       [1st: 77]
Minoring in Philosophy   76       [1st: 82]
Lossky and Rand   78       [1st: 84]
A Reign of Terror    85      [1st: 91]
Coming to America    87        [1st: 93]

Chapter 4: The Maturation of Ayn Rand    90   [1st: 96]
Novelist and Philosopher   90       [1st: 96]
Digesting the Past   91       [1st: 97]
We the Living    93      [1st: 99]
A "Nietzschean" Phase?   94        [1st: 100]
The Fountainhead    100      [1st: 106]
Early Nonfiction    105      [1st: 112]
Atlas Shrugged    106      [1st: 113]
The Public Philosopher  110       [1st: 117]

Part Two: The Revolt against Dualism     115     [1st: 123]

Chapter 5: Being    116    [1st: 125]
The Rejection of Cosmology    120      [1st: 129]
Axiomatic Concepts    124      [1st: 134]
Ontology and Logic     129     [1st: 138]
The Entity as a Cluster of Qualities    133      [1st: 143]
The Metaphysical versus the Man-Made    137     [1st: 147]
Rand versus Kant   138     [1st: 149]

Chapter 6: Knowing   143    [1st: 154]
Rejecting Epistemological Dualism    143      [1st: 154]
Perception    149      [1st: 160]
Volition and Focus  152        [1st: 164]
Reason   154       [1st: 166]
Abstraction and Conception   156       [1st: 168]
Internal Relations Revisited    161     [1st: 174]

Chapter 7: Reason and Emotion   167     [1st: 179]
The Nature of Emotions    168      [1st: 180]
Branden's Critique   173       [1st: 186]
The Conscious and the Subconscious   177     [1st: 189]
Psychological Integration    182      [1st: 195]

Chapter 8:  Art, Philosophy, and Efficacy    189    [1st: 202]
The Function of Art   191         [1st: 204]
The Function of Philosophy  197         [1st: 210]
The Will to Efficacy    202       [1st: 215]
Rationalism and Empiricism  203         [1st: 217]
Rand and Hayek    208      [1st: 222]

Chapter 9: Ethics and Human Survival    215    [1st: 230]
Beyond Fact and Value    215      [1st: 230]
Life and Value   221        [1st: 236]
Rationality and Virtue    227         [1st: 243]
Productive Work   230        [1st: 246]
The Virtue of Selfishness   232         [1st: 248]
Love and Sex   236          [1st: 252]
Eudaemonia    240       [1st: 256]
Morality and Moralizing   244       [1st: 260]

Chapter 10: A Libertarian Politics    248    [1st: 266]
The Individual and Society   249       [1st: 267]
Force   252       [1st: 270]
Individual Rights   255        [1st: 273]
Anarchy and Government   260         [1st: 278]
Capitalism   264       [1st: 283]

Part Three: The Radical Rand      275      [1st: 295]

Chapter 11: Relations of Power     276    [1st: 297]
Master and Slave    279      [1st: 300]
A Linguistic Turn    289       [1st: 311]
The Antirational Culture   297       [1st: 319]

Chapter 12: The Predatory State     307    [1st: 330]
The Mixed Economy     307      [1st: 330]
Economic Dislocation    309       [1st: 332]
The Welfare-Warfare State    315      [1st: section not included; limited discussion, pages 338-41, in section on "Economic Dislocation"]
Social Fragmentation   323        [1st: 341]
Racism   324        [1st: 343]
Conservatism versus Liberalism   330       [1st: 348]

Chapter 13:  History and Resolution    333    [1st: 352]
Attila versus the Witch Doctor     333    [1st: 352]
The Primacy of Philosophy   337        [1st: 356]
"What Can One Do?"    343         [1st: 363]
The Objectivist Society   345       [1st: 365]
God-Builder?    349       [1st: 369]
The Communitarian Impulse    352      [1st: 372]

Epilogue    359       [1st: 380]

Appendices       [1st: none of these appendices is included in the first edition]

Appendix I:  The Rand Transcript [1999]    363
Acknowledgments   380

Appendix II:  The Rand Transcript, Revisited [2005]    381
Introduction    381
The Archival Materials   382
N. O. Lossky, Revisited   388
Conclusion   391

Appendix III: A Challenge to Russian Radical---and Ayn Rand [2013]    393-99

Notes     400       [1st: 385]

References     469    [1st: 439]

Index    489-526    [1st: 457-77]


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