Journal of Libertarian Studies

Ayn Rand: Theory versus Creative Life

The Journal of Libertarian Studies

Ayn Rand occupies a curious position among American novelists: Both her friendly and her hostile critics scarcely regard her as a novelist at all. As an imaginative writer as well as a systematic philosopher, Rand achieved a strikingly unusual combination of roles; her political and moral theories, however, engross virtually all the analytical attention given her work, while the quality of her imaginative writing is almost entirely ignored.

Volume 8, Number 1 (1986)


Cox, Stephen. “Ayn Rand: Theory versus Creative Life.” Journal of Libertarian Studies 8, No. 1 (1986): 19–29.

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