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Please list the title, author, and year (if known) of the book.  Optionally, add a '''1'''-'''5''' rating, where '''5''' is a timeless must-read classic, and '''1''' is a book of passing interest. 
 
 
 
== Non-Fiction ==
 
== Non-Fiction ==
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| Evidence of the Senses || Kelley, David || 4 ||
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| How We Know || Binswanger, Harry || ||
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| Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology || Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
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| Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand || Peikoff, Leonard || 5 ||
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| Philosophy: Who Needs It || Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
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| The DIM Hypothesis || Peikoff, Leonard || ||
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| The Logical Leap || Harriman, David || 5 ||
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| The Romantic Manifesto ||Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
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| The Virtue of Selfishness || Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
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''Objectivism: the Philosophy of Ayn Rand'' ([[OPAR]]} - [[Leonard Peikoff]] '''5'''
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== History ==
 
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''The Ominous Parallels'' - Leonard Peikoff '''4'''
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''Study Methods and Motivation'' - Edwin Locke '''3'''
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| A History of Western Philosophy || Jones, W. T. || 5 || Dream_Weaver
 
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''The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism'' - Ayn Rand '''5'''
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| Why I am not a Muslim || Warroq, Ibn || 5 || Dream_Weaver
 
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''Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology'' - Ayn Rand '''4'''
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== Money ==
''Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal'' - Ayn Rand '''4'''
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! Title !! Author !! Rating !! Contributor
''The Romantic Manifesto'' - Ayn Rand '''4'''
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| "Money" The Greatest Hoax on Earth || Jenkins Sr., M.R., Merrill M. E. || 4 || Dream_Weaver
''The Case for Israel'' - Alan Dershowitz '''4'''
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| Economics in One Lesson || Hazlit, Henrey || 4 || Dream_Weaver
''Moral Armor'' -Ronald E. Springer 2004 '''1'''
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| Human Action || von Mises, Ludwig || 5 || Dream_Weaver
== Historical Non-Fiction ==
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| The God of the Machine || Patterson, Isabelle || 3 || Dream_Weaver
''A History of the United States and Its People'' - Edward Eggleston
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| The Secrets of the Federal Reserve || Mullins, Eustace || 3 || Dream_Weaver
''The Rise of the Roman Empire'' - Polybius
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''Cicero'' -Anthony Everitt
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''The War with Hannibal (Book XXI-XXX)'' - Livy
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''The Coming Battle'' - M.W. Walbert
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''Founding Brothers: The Revolutionary Generation'' -Joseph J. Ellis 2002 *4* ---Our philosophy departments teach Marx. What about moral men?
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== Fiction ==
 
== Fiction ==
''[[Atlas Shrugged]]'' Ayn Rand '''5'''
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! Title !! Author !! Rating !! Contributor
''[[The Fountainhead]]'' Ayn Rand '''5'''
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| Atlas Shrugged || Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
''[[Anthem]]'' Ayn Rand '''4'''
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| The Fountianhead ||Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
''[[We the Living]]'' Ayn Rand '''4'''
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| The Night of January 16th || Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
''One Lonely Night'' Mickey Spillane
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''Gates of Fire'' -Steven Pressfield
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== Poetry ==
 
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''A Town Like Alice'' - Nevil Shute
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''Trustee From the Toolroom'' - Nevil Shute
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"The Deluge" "With Fire and Sword" - Henryk Seinkeiwicz
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"Breakfast of Champions" Kurt Vonegut
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"Slaughterhouse 5" Kurt Vonegut
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The Sword of Truth Series - Terry Goodkind '''3'''
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  - "Wizard's First Rule"        Book 1
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  - "Stone of Tears"            Book 2
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  - "Blood of the Fold"         Book 3
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  - "Temple of the Winds"        Book 4
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  - "Soul of the Fire"          Book 5
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  - "Faith of the Fallen"        Book 6
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  - "Pillars of Creation"        Book 7
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  - "Naked Empire"              Book 8
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  - "Chainfire"                  Book 9
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"Les Miserables" - Victor Hugo  5
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"A Handmaid's Tale"
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"1984"
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Latest revision as of 15:47, 17 August 2014

Non-Fiction

Title Author Rating Contributor
Evidence of the Senses Kelley, David 4
How We Know Binswanger, Harry
Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology Rand, Ayn 5
Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand Peikoff, Leonard 5
Philosophy: Who Needs It Rand, Ayn 5
The DIM Hypothesis Peikoff, Leonard
The Logical Leap Harriman, David 5
The Romantic Manifesto Rand, Ayn 5
The Virtue of Selfishness Rand, Ayn 5

History

Title Author Rating Contributor
A History of Western Philosophy Jones, W. T. 5 Dream_Weaver
Why I am not a Muslim Warroq, Ibn 5 Dream_Weaver

Money

Title Author Rating Contributor
"Money" The Greatest Hoax on Earth Jenkins Sr., M.R., Merrill M. E. 4 Dream_Weaver
Economics in One Lesson Hazlit, Henrey 4 Dream_Weaver
Human Action von Mises, Ludwig 5 Dream_Weaver
The God of the Machine Patterson, Isabelle 3 Dream_Weaver
The Secrets of the Federal Reserve Mullins, Eustace 3 Dream_Weaver

Fiction

Title Author Rating Contributor
Atlas Shrugged Rand, Ayn 5
The Fountianhead Rand, Ayn 5
The Night of January 16th Rand, Ayn 5

Poetry

Title Author Rating Contributor
title author rating contributor