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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. 
 
 
''Note: Authors and publishers are strictly prohibited from rating their own books!  You may add, but not rate your books.  Anyone found to be doing so will be banned from the Wiki.  Book descriptions are not allowed on this page, but if you have a book of particular interests to Objectivists, you can make a new page for it.--[[User:GreedyCapitalist|GreedyCapitalist]] 13:39, 9 February 2006 (CST)''
 
 
 
== 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