Why Businessmen Need Philosophy and Other Essays

Why Businessmen Need Philosophy and Other Essays

by Ayn Rand (Author), various authors (Author), Leonard Peikoff (Author), Harry Binswanger (Author), Edwin A. Locke (Author), John Ridpath (Author), Richard M. Salsman (Author), Jaana Woiceshyn (Author), Richard E. Ralston (Editor), Susan O’Malley (Narrateur)
Excerpt

“Ideas are the greatest and most crucially practical power on earth,” wrote Ayn Rand. In the title essay of this collection, Leonard Peikoff applies this principle to the world of business. He shows that certain philosophic ideas, such as reason, egoism, and individualism, are needed to defend and protect the freedom of businessmen, while the opposite ideas, such as mysticism, altruism, and collectivism (which dominate our universities), destroy that freedom. Other essays in this volume will help businessmen understand the crucial role of philosophy in free trade, free markets, health care, and business ethics.

Why Businessmen Need Philosophy is important reading for any businessman who wants to defend his freedom—and anyone else who wants to understand and defend business.

Protection
DRM Free
Format
Audiobook
Publication date
December 03, 2008
Publisher
ISBN
9781481548403
File size
428 MB