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Response to ladjf (Reply #2)

Tue Jul 3, 2012, 07:58 PM

3. A lot of lit has philosophy as a leitmotif.

It can summarize and embody the writer's philosophical ramblings. Tolstoy's been cited for non-violence, and Dostoevsky has a precursor to existentialism.

(You don't have to agree with those making the assertions, just acknowledge that there are such assertions and they can reasonably be made.)

Then, I guess, there's always Ayn Rand.

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