By David Ashford
But what will we fairly recognize of Rand's philosophy? Is her gospel of selfishness relatively not anything greater than a reiteration of a quintessentially American "rugged individualism”? This booklet argues that Rand's philosophy can in truth be traced again to a second, earlier than global conflict I, whilst the paintings of a now-forgotten German thinker referred to as Max Stirner possessed a rare charm for writers and artists throughout Europe. The impact of Stirnerian Egoism upon that part of extreme artistic innovation we now name Modernism used to be seminal.
The implications for our realizing of Modernism are profound – so too for our take hold of of the "cultural common sense of past due capitalism”. This ebook offers the reader with a clean viewpoint at the Modernist classics, in addition to introducing much less widespread artwork and writing that's simply now starting to allure curiosity within the West. It arrives at a clean and compelling re-assessment of Modernism: revealing its egocentric streak.
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