"But I thought this was summer, Sciabarra!" Yeah, well. Welcome to the New Spring! That is, the new Spring 2008 issue of The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies! This issue completes the ninth volume of JARS, a precursor to our Tenth Anniversary Year!
The Table of Contents is as follows:
Completing the American Revolution: The Significance of Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged at its Fiftieth Anniversary - David N. Mayer
Rand and MacIntyre on Moral Agency - Ron Beadle
Rand on Hume's Moral Skepticism - Tibor R. Machan
Toward the Development of a Paradigm of Human Flourishing in a Free Society - Edward W. Younkins
Missing the Mark: Salsman's Review of the Great Depression - Larry Sechrest
Reviews and Discussions
Defending Advertising (review of Jerry Kirkpatrick's book, In Defense of Advertising) - Juliusz Jablecki
Reply to Juliusz Jablecki: The Connection between Advertising and Objectivist Epistemology - Jerry Kirkpatrick
Rejoinder to Jerry Kirkpatrick: Advertising, Capitalism, and Christianity - Juliusz Jablecki
Reply to Stephen E. Parrish, "God and Objectivism: A Critique of Objectivist Philosophy of Religion" (Spring 2007) and Patrick Toner, "Objectivist Atheology" (Spring 2007):
Not Even False: A Commentary on Parrish and Toner - Adam Reed
Rejoinder to Adam Reed: What's Good for the Goose and Related Matters - Stephen E. Parrish
Rejoinder to Adam Reed: God-Talk and the Arbitrary - Patrick Toner
You can read abstracts of the above articles here, and mini-biographies of our contributors here. And don't forget that in due course, EBSCO will offer our newest issue through their databases! Check out your institutional and local libraries!
Noted at L&P.