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Part I, Chapter 3: The Top and the Bottom

Greg Salmieri and Ben Bayer discuss the following questions for Part I, Chapter 3, of Atlas Shrugged: “The Top and the Bottom.” 

  • Question 1What is decided/accomplished at the barroom meeting, and what are the motives of all involved?
  • Question 2: What is James Taggart’s approach to running TT? How does Dagny fit into this?
  • Question 3: What is the significance of Nat Taggart’s story and Dagny’s admiration for him?
  • Question 4: What decisions does the Taggart Board make in this chapter, and why?
  • Question 5: What do we learn about what Dagny wants out of life and her career?
  • Question 6: What other questions and observations do you have about Part I, Chapter 3?

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Gregory Salmieri
Gregory Salmieri

Gregory Salmieri is an Anthem Foundation Fellow in philosophy. He teaches philosophy at Rutgers University, and has previously held teaching and research positions at Boston University and the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

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