New Issue – Journal of Ayn Rand Studies

Volume 5, Number 2 of The Journal of Ayn Rand Studies has just been published. The issue features the following contributions:

The Magnificent Progress Achieved by Capitalism:
Is the Evidence Incontrovertible? (by Hendrik Van den Berg)
Universals and Measurement (by Stephen Boydstun)
Art as Microcosm (by Roger E. Bissell)
Ayn Rand in the Scholarly Literature IV: Ayn Rand in England (by Nicholas Dykes)
An Economist Reads Philosophy: Review of Leland Yeager’s book Ethics as Social Science (by William Thomas)
Capitalism and Virtue: Review of Dinesh D’Souza’s book The Virtue of Prosperity (by Will Wilkinson)
A Direct Realist’s Challenge to Skepticism: Review of Michael Huemer’s book Skepticism and the Veil of Perception (by Ari Armstrong)
Reply to Huemer: Egoism and Predatory Behavior (by Michael Young)
Rejoinder to Young: Egoism and Prudent Predation (by Michael Huemer)
Objectivism: On Stage and Self Destructive: Review of Sky Gilbert’s play, The Emotionalists (by Karen Michalson)
Reply to Michalson: Rand as Guru: Will it Never End? (by Sky Gilbert)
Rejoinder to Gilbert: Rand as What? (by Karen Michalson)

Visit the JARS web site for article abstracts, contributor biographies, and information on subscriptions.
Watch for Volume 6 in 2004-2005, which will consist of two special symposium issues in honor of the Ayn Rand centenary. The first will deal with Ayn Rand’s cultural and literary impact, and the second will deal with “Ayn Rand Among the Austrians.”