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Paterson, Isabel

Entry updated 12 August 2018. Tagged: Author.

(1886-1961) Canadian journalist, literary critic and author, in the US from around 1915, whose The God of the Machine (1943) originated many of the tenets of libertarianism (see Libertarian SF) whose intellectual interactions with Ayn Rand from the 1930s on were mutually influential. Of her fiction, The Road of the Gods (1930) is a Lost Race novel set in Germany 2,000 years ago. [JC]

Isabel Mary Bowler Paterson

born Manitoulin Island, Ontario: 22 January 1886

died Burlington, New Jersey: 10 January 1961




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