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  • The DIM Hypothesis: Why the Lights of the West Are Going Out

    Integration is the process by which people interrelate concrete data to make a connected whole, data such as individual facts, values, laws, the events in a novel, the provisions of the Constitution and so on. In all these contexts and more, The DIM Hypothesis identifies three different methods of integration and their consequences for the West’s past – and for America’s future.

  • Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand

    Whether you are a scientist seeking to ground physics in reality, or an artist who wishes to understand the nature of art, or a teenager wondering about the meaning of life, Leonard Peikoff’s Objectivism: The Philosophy of Ayn Rand will have something of immense value to offer you — intellectually, morally, practically, and personally. Chapters on: reality, concept-formation, objectivity, the good, happiness, government, art and more.

  • The Cause of Hitler’s Germany

    Published in 2014, this book consists of the eleven chapters on Nazism from The Ominous Parallels, with a new preface by Leonard Peikoff. Peikoff solves the decades-old puzzle of how “the land of poets and philosophers” could have produced such a horror as Nazi Germany. Through a presentation of the philosophic antecedents of the Nazis, he shows that it was Germany’s poets and philosophers who led to Hitler. And, in the process, Peikoff provides an object lesson in how abstract theory produces existential consequences.

  • The Ominous Parallels

    Each of the philosophic principles essential to the rise of Nazism in Germany has a counterpart in present-day America. Is the freest country on earth moving toward totalitarian dictatorship? What were the factors that enabled the Nazis to seize power in pre-war Germany? Do those same conditions exist in America today? These are the questions raised — and answered, with frightening clarity — by Leonard Peikoff in his powerful book The Ominous Parallels.