Light shelfwear to edges and covers. Spine has tilt and small creases. Pages tight and clean but yellowed due to age. 192 pages. MMP Binding. Year: 1963. ISBN: 0205514017. Presents the essentials of Ayn Rand's philosophy ""for those who wish to acquire an integrated view of existence."" In the title essay, she offers an analysis of Western culture, discusses the causes of its progress, its decline, its present bankruptcy, and points the road to an intellectual renassiance.