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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 ==
"The Values of Harry Potter: Lessons For Muggles" By Ari Armstrong
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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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''The Biological Basis of Teleological Concepts'' - Harry Binswanger
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| A History of Western Philosophy || Jones, W. T. || 5 || Dream_Weaver
 
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''Study Methods and Motivation'' - Edwin Locke '''3'''
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| Why I am not a Muslim || Warroq, Ibn || 5 || Dream_Weaver
 
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''The Virtue of Selfishness: A New Concept of Egoism'' - Ayn Rand '''5'''
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== Money ==
''Introduction to Objectivist Epistemology'' - Ayn Rand '''4'''
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''[[Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal]]'' - Ayn Rand '''4'''
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| "Money" The Greatest Hoax on Earth || Jenkins Sr., M.R., Merrill M. E. || 4 || Dream_Weaver
''The Romantic Manifesto'' - Ayn Rand '''4'''
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| Economics in One Lesson || Hazlit, Henrey || 4 || Dream_Weaver
''Viable Values: A Study of Life as the Root and Reward of Morality'' - Tara Smith '''5'''
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| Human Action || von Mises, Ludwig || 5 || Dream_Weaver
''Ayn Rand's Normative Ethics: The Virtuous Egoist'' - Tara Smith '''5'''
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| The God of the Machine || Patterson, Isabelle || 3 || Dream_Weaver
''Moral Rights and Political Freedoms'' - Tara Smith '''4'''
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| The Secrets of the Federal Reserve || Mullins, Eustace || 3 || Dream_Weaver
''The Case for Israel'' - Alan Dershowitz '''4'''
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''Moral Armor'' -Ronald E. Springer 2004 '''1'''
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[[The Capitalist Manifesto]]: The Historic, Economic and Philosophic Case for Laissez-Faire- Andrew Bernstein 2005 '''5'''
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''[http://www.amazon.com/Objectivism-One-Lesson-Introduction-Philosophy/dp/0761843590/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1284591825&sr=1-1 Objectivism in One Lesson]'' - Andrew Bernstein
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''[http://www.amazon.com/Capitalism-Unbound-Incontestable-Individual-Rights/dp/0761849696/ref=ntt_at_ep_dpi_4 Capitalism Unbound: The Incontestable Moral Case for Individual Rights]'' - Andrew Bernstein
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''Markets don't fail!'' - Brian Simpson '''4'''
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''[http://www.capitalism.net/Capitalism/CAPITALISM%20Internet.pdf CAPITALISM: A Treatise on Economics]'' - [http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Reisman George Reisman] (1996) '''5'''
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== Historical Non-Fiction ==
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''A History of the United States and Its People'' - Edward Eggleston
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''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'''
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== Fiction ==
 
== Fiction ==
 
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''Harvest of Stars'' - Poul Anderson '''5'''
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''The Stars Are Also Fire'' - Poul Anderson '''5'''
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| Atlas Shrugged || Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
 
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''Noble House'' - James Clavell '''5'''
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| The Fountianhead ||Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
 
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Vladimir Vladimirovich Nabokov - [http://www.randomhouse.com/features/nabokov/lo_excerpt.html ''Lolita'' ] '''5'''
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| The Night of January 16th || Rand, Ayn || 5 ||
 
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''The Chequer Board'' - Nevil Shute '''5'''
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== Poetry ==
''Pastoral'' - Nevil Shute '''5'''
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''Ruined City'' - Nevil Shute '''4'''
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''A Town Like Alice'' - Nevil Shute '''5'''
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''Wizards First Rule'' - Terry Goodkind '''3'''
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"East of Eden" - John Steinbeck "'5'"
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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