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Ominous Parallels
By Leonard Peikoff (editor)
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Plume
Publication date August 1, 1995
Binding Paperback
Book category Adult Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780452011175
ISBN-10 0452011175
Dimensions 1 by 5.50 by 8.25 in.
Weight 0.65 lbs.
Original list price $20.00
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: Ayn Rand chose Leonard Peikoff to be her successor as the spokesman for Objectivism. And in this brilliantly reasoned, thought-provoking work we learn why, as he demonstrates how far America has been detoured from its original path and led down the same road that Germany followed to Nazism. Self-sacrifice, Oriental mysticism, racial "truth," the public good, doing one's duty—these are among the seductive catch-phrases that Leonard Peikoff dissects, examining the kind of philosophy they symbolize, the type of thinking that lured Germany to its doom and that he says is now prevalent in the United States. Here is a frightening look at where America may be heading, a clarion call for all who are concerned about preserving our right to individual freedom.

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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780030230578 Book cover for 9780812828504
 
With Thomas W. Hungerford | 2 edition from Saunders College Pub (May 1, 1997); titled "Contemporary Precalculus: A Graphing Approach"
9780030230578 | details & prices | 8.50 × 11.00 × 1.75 in. | 4.60 lbs | List price $134.95
This edition also contains Contemporary Precalculus: A Graphing Approach
from Stein & Day Pub (May 1, 1982)
9780812828504 | details & prices | List price $16.95
About: Identifies the roots of Nazism in the philosophical ideas of the worship of unreason, demand for self-sacrifice, and elevation of society over the individual, and argues that these ideas are present in America today
Paperback
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from Plume (August 1, 1995)
9780452011175 | details & prices | 5.50 × 8.25 × 1.00 in. | 0.65 lbs | List price $20.00
About: Ayn Rand chose Leonard Peikoff to be her successor as the spokesman for Objectivism.

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