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Mortimer Adler, ed., The Great Books of the Western World [1990]

    332 entries: 301 monographical, 31 otherwise
    Unranked—arranged roughly chronologically

    Read about the origin of this list at its Macroscopic 2013 page.

    Homer
  1. Iliad_33

  2. ca. Ninth-Eighth centuries B.C; Cowan and Guinness ("Trinity") specifiy Richard Lattimore's English translation; Mallison ("Smart") notes Derek Jacobi's modern aural version—Greek
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Classics* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *World* *Deposit* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  3. Odýsseia_36

  4. The Odyssey
    ca. Ninth-Eighth centuries B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Robert Fitzgerald's English translation—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Powys* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *Telegraph* *Harvard* *Reynolds* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

    Aeschylus
  5. Hiketides_3

  6. The Suppliants
    ca. 470 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Adler* *Bloom*

  7. Persai_3

  8. The Persians
    472 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Adler* *Bloom*

  9. Hepta epi Thēbas_4

  10. Seven Against Thebes
    467 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Adler* *Bloom* *Trinity*

  11. Promētheus Desmōtēs_12

  12. Prometheus Bound
    disputed authorship; Fifth Century B C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Downs* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Newman*

  13. Oresteia_19

  14. The House of Atreus
    458 B C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Invitation* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Great* *Zane* *Newman*

    Sophocles
  15. Oidipous Tyrannos_25

  16. Oedipus Rex; Oedipus the King
    ca. 429 B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fitzgerald's English translation—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *World* *Newman* *Educated*

  17. Oidipous epi Kolōnō_20

  18. Oedipus at Colonus
    401 B C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Smart* *World* *Newman*

  19. Antigone_22

  20. ca. 441 B C—Greek
    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Campbell* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *World* *Newman*

  21. Aias_5

  22. Ajaxca. 450-430 B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom*

  23. Ēlektra_4

  24. Electra
    ca. 410-400 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom*

  25. Trachiniai_4

  26. The Trachiniae; The Women of Trachis
    ca. 450-420 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom*

  27. Philoktētēs_5

  28. Philocetes
    409 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom*

    Euripides
  29. Rhēsos_2

  30. Rhesus
    late Fifth Century B C—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler*

  31. Mēdeia_17

  32. Medea
    431 B.C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Michael Collier and Georgia Ann Machemer's English translation—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Norway* *Great* *Smart* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

  33. Hippolytos _11

  34. 428 B C—Greek
    *Eliot* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman*

  35. Alkēstis_6

  36. Alcestis
    438 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Fadiman*

  37. Hērakleidai_2

  38. Heracleidae; Herakles' Children
    c. 430 B C—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler*

  39. Hiketides _2

  40. The Suppliants
    423 B C—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler*

  41. Trōiades _8

  42. The Trojan Woman
    415 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Downs* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman*

  43. Iōn _5

  44. written ca. 414-12 B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom*

  45. Helenē _3

  46. 412 B C—Greek
    *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom*

  47. Andromache _4

  48. ca. 428-25 B C—Greek
    *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended*

  49. Ēlektra_7

  50. Electra
    written ca. 413 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Magill* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Great*

  51. Bakchai _14

  52. The Bacchae
    405 B.C—Greek

    *Eliot* *Powys* *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *O'Hear*

  53. Hēkabē_3

  54. Hecuba
    written ca. 424 B C—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler* * Bloom*

  55. Hēraklēs Mainomenos_3

  56. Herakles
    ca. 416 B C—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom*

  57. Phoinissai_2

  58. Phoenician Women
    written c. 408—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler*

  59. Orestēs_3

  60. 408 B C—Greek
    *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom*

  61. Iphigeneia en Taurois_4

  62. Iphigeneia in Tauris
    written ca. 414-12 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  63. Iphigeneia en Aulidi_4

  64. Iphigeneia in Aulis
    405 B C—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom* *Foundation*

  65. Kyklōps_4

  66. Cyclops
    late Fifth Century B C—Greek

    *Clasics* *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom*

    Aristophanes
  67. Akharneîs_5

  68. The Acharnians
    425 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Trinity*

  69. Hippeîs_5

  70. The Knights
    424 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Trinity*

  71. Nephelai_11

  72. The Clouds
    423 B C; revised, 417 B C; only revised version remains—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Newman*

  73. Sphēkes_4

  74. The Wasps
    422 B C—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom* *Trinity*

  75. Eirēnē_4

  76. Peace
    421 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  77. Ornithes_13

  78. The Birds
    414 B.C—Greek

    *Downs* *Classics* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Great* *Educated*

  79. Bátrachoi_10

  80. The Frogs
    405 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Eliot* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Trinity* *Newman*

  81. Lysistrate_13

  82. Lysistrata
    411 B C—Greek

    *Classics* *Downs* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Great* *Newman* *Graphic*

  83. Thesmophoriazousai_5

  84. 411 B C—Greek
    *Classics* *List* *Ward* *Adler* *Trinity*

  85. Ekklesiazousai_4

  86. The Assemblywomen; A Parliament of Women
    391 B C—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom* *Trinity*

  87. Ploutos_3

  88. Wealth
    408 B C; revised 388 B C; only revised version remains—Greek

    *Ward* *Adler* *Trinity*

  89. Herodotus

  90. Historiē_25
    History
    Fifth Century B.C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Hundred* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Great* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *Harvard* *World* *Educated*

  91. Thucydides

  92. History of the Peloponnesian War_23
    early Fifth Century B.C—Greek
    *Lubbock* *Durant* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Kanigel* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Utne* *Great* *Telegraph* *World* *Educated*

    Plato
  93. Charmides_1

  94. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  95. Lysis_1

  96. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  97. Laches_1

  98. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  99. Protagoras_5

  100. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Van Doren* *Read* *Adler* *Fadiman*

  101. Euthydemus_1

  102. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  103. Cratylus_1

  104. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  105. Phaedrus_3

  106. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Adler* *Read*

  107. Ion_1

  108. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  109. Symposium_10

  110. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Invitation* *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Good* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Graphic*

  111. Meno_4

  112. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Fadiman*

  113. Euthyphro_6

  114. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Rexroth* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Campbell* *O'Hear*

  115. Apologia Socratis_16

  116. The Apology
    early Fourth Century B C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Rexroth* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Campbell* *Great* *O'Hear*

  117. Crito_13

  118. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Classics* *Rexroth* *Downs* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Campbell* *O'Hear*

  119. Phaedo_14

  120. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Lubbock* *Durant* *Eliot* *Classics* *Rexroth* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Campbell* *O'Hear*

  121. Gorgias_2

  122. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Read* *Adler*

  123. Politeia_24

  124. The Republic
    early Fourth Century B.C—Greek

    *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Learning* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Great* *GlobeMail* *Taylor* *Reynolds* *World* *Deposit* *Educated*

  125. Timaeus_3

  126. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Downs* *Adler*

  127. Critias_1

  128. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  129. Parmenides_1

  130. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  131. Theaetetus_4

  132. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  133. Sophist_4

  134. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Classics* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  135. Statesman_3

  136. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  137. Philebus_1

  138. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  139. Laws_2

  140. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Adler*

  141. The Seventh Letter_1

  142. early Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

    Aristotle
  143. Organon_3

  144. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Read* *Adler*

  145. Physics_5

  146. Fourth Century B.C—Greek
    *Downs* *Read* *Adler* *Great* *Educated*

  147. On the Heavens_2

  148. written 350 B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Adler*

  149. On Generation and Corruption_1

  150. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  151. Meteorology_2

  152. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Adler*

  153. Metaphysics_3

  154. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Read* *Adler* *World*

  155. Perì Psūchês_2

  156. De Anima; On the Soul
    Fourth Century B C—Greek

    *Read* *Adler*

  157. Parva Naturalia_1

  158. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  159. History of Animals_2

  160. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Adler*

  161. On the Parts of Animals_1

  162. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  163. On the Motion of Animals_1

  164. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  165. On the Gait of Animals_1

  166. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  167. On the Generation of Animals_1

  168. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  169. Ethika Nikomacheia_16

  170. Nicomachean Ethics
    Fourth Century B C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Trinity* *Great* *Reynolds*

  171. Politik_10

  172. Politics
    Fourth Century B.C—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Durant* *Invitation* *Downs* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Adler* *Fadiman* *Foundation*

  173. Athenaion Politeia_1

  174. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  175. Rhetoric_3

  176. Fourth Century B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Read* *Adler*

  177. Peri Poiêtikês_15

  178. De Poetica; Poetics
    Fourth Century B.C—Greek

    *Invitation* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Smart* *Educated*

  179. Hippocrates

  180. Hippocratic Corpus_4
    late Fifth-early Fourth centuries B C—Greek
    *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *SeymourSmith*

  181. Galen

  182. De Naturalibus Facultatibus_3
    On the Natural Faculties
    First Century—Latin

    *Downs* *Read* *Adler*

  183. Euclid

  184. Elements_6
    written ca. 300 B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *SeymourSmith* *Great*

    Archimedes
  185. On the Sphere and Cylinder_2

  186. circa 225 B C—Greek
    *Downs* *Adler*

  187. On the Measurement of a Circle_2

  188. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Van Doren* *Adler*

  189. On Conoids and Spheroids_1

  190. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  191. On Spirals_1

  192. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  193. On the Equilibrium of Planes_2

  194. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Read* *Adler*

  195. The Sand Reckoner_3

  196. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler*

  197. The Quadrature of the Parabola_1

  198. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Adler*

  199. On Floating Bodies_2

  200. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Read* *Adler*

  201. The Book of Lemmas_1

  202. apocyrphal; attributed to Archimedes by Thabit Ibn Qurra—Greek
    *Adler*

  203. The Method of Mechanical Theorems_2

  204. Third Century B C—Greek
    *Van Doren* *Adler*

  205. Nicomachus of Gerasa

  206. Introduction to Arithmetic_2
    late First-early Second centuries—Greek
    *Read* *Adler*

  207. Titus Lucretius Carus

  208. De Rerum Natura_19
    On the Nature of Things
    First Century B.C—Latin

    *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Great* *Graphic* *Educated*

    Epictetus
  209. Diatribai_9

  210. Discourses
    compiled by Arrian; Second Century—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Classics* *Hundred* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Trinity*

  211. Marcus Aurelius

  212. Ta Eis Heauton_17
    Meditations
    written 161-80—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Durant* *Classics* *Hundred* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Utne* *Great*

  213. Plotinus

  214. Enneads_6
    Third Century—Greek
    *Read* *Ward* *Adler* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *World*

    Virgil (Publius Vergilius Maro)
  215. Eclogues_4

  216. First Century B C—Latin
    *Classics* *Adler* *Bloom* *Newman*

  217. Georgics_4

  218. First Century B C—Latin
    *Classics* *Adler* *Bloom* *Newman*

  219. Aeneid_26

  220. First Century B C; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Dudley Fitts and Robert Fagles's English translation—Latin
    *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Classics* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *Smart* *Reynolds* *World* *Newman* *Graphic*

  221. Plutarch

  222. Bìoi Paràllēloi_18
    Parallel Lives; Lives of the Noble Greeks and Romans
    First Century—Greek

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Durant* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Dirda* *Educated*

    Cornelius Tacitus
  223. Annales_11

  224. written First Century—Latin
    *Classics* *France* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Kanigel* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity*

  225. Historiae_8

  226. written ca. 100-10—Latin
    *Invitation* *France* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Trinity*

  227. Claudius Ptolemaeus (Ptolemy)

  228. Almagest_4
    Second Century—Greek
    *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Great*

  229. Nicolas Copernicus

  230. De Revolutionibus Orbium Coelestium_6
    On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres
    1543—Latin

    *Downs* *Read* *Van Doren* *Adler* *SeymourSmith* *Great*

    Johannes Kepler
    • Epitome Astronomiae Copernicanae [excerpted]_1

    Books IV and V; complete work published in three volumes, 1617, 1620, and 1621—Latin
    *Adler*

    • Harmonices Mundi [excerpted]_1

    The Harmony of the World
    Book V; complete work published 1619—Latin

    *Adler*

    Augustine of Hippo
  231. Confessionum Libri Tredecim_23

  232. The Confessions of St. Augustine
    written 397-98—Latin

    *Lubbock* *Eliot* *Classics* *Hundred* *France* *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Kanigel* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *O'Hear* *GlobeMail* *Telegraph* *Reynolds* *Newman* *Educated*

  233. De Civitate Dei Contra Paganos_9

  234. City of God
    426—Latin

    *Downs* *Read* *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom* *Foundation* *Trinity* *Great* *Educated*

  235. De Doctrina Christiana_3

  236. On Christian Doctrine
    originally published in four volumes: first-third, 397; fourth, 426—Latin

    *Classics* *Read* *Adler*

    • Thomas Aquinas

    Summa Theologiae [excerpted]_1
    Summa Theologica
    first part; selections from second and third parts—Latin

    *Adler*

  237. Dante

  238. La Divina Commedia_33
    The Divine Comedy
    originally entitled La Commedia; written ca. 1308-21—Italian

    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Eliot* *Powys* *Durant* *Invitation* *Classics* *France* *Downs* *Zulli* *Read* *List* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *GlobeMail* *Telegraph* *Harvard* *Reynolds* *World* *Newman* *Graphic*

    Geoffrey Chaucer
  239. Troilus and Criseyde_8

  240. written ca. 1380s—English
    *Classics* *Rexroth* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *Bloom* *Newman*

  241. Canterbury Tales_30

  242. 1478; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Nevill Coghill's modern English version—English
    *Lubbock* *Baldwin* *Hundred* *Downs* *Rexroth* *Zulli* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Magill* *Adler* *Good* *Bloom* *Recommended* *Fadiman* *Foundation* *Trinity* *Campbell* *Norway* *Great* *O'Hear* *Zane* *Smart* *Taylor* *Telegraph* *Reynolds* *World* *Newman* *Graphic* *Educated*

    • John Calvin

    Christianae Religionis Institutio [excerpted]_1
    Institutes of the Christian Religion
    complete work published 1536; French translation, Institution de la Religion Chrestienne, 1541—Latin

    *Adler*

  243. Niccolò Machiavelli

  244. Il Principe_28
    The Prince
    1532—Italian

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  245. Thomas Hobbes

  246. Leviathan or, The Matter, Forme and Power of a Common Wealth Ecclesiasticall and Civil_16
    1651—English
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  247. François Rabelais

  248. La Vie de Gargantua et de Pantagruel_22
    originally published in five volumes: Les Horribles et Épouvantables Faits et Prouesses du Très Renommé Pantagruel Roi des Dipsodes, Fils du Grand Géant Gargantua, 1532; La Vie Très Horrifique du Grand Gargantua, Père de Pantagruel, 1534; Le Tiers Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1546; Le Quart Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1552; Le Cinquiesme et Dernier Livre des Faicts et Dicts Héroïques du Bon Pantagruel, 1564; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Thomas Urquhart and Peter Motteux's English translation—French
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  249. Desiderius Erasmus

  250. Stultitiae Laus_10
    In Praise of Folly
    1511; later revised—Latin

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  251. Michel de Montaigne

  252. Les Essais_26
    Essays
    originally published in three volumes: 1580, 1588, and 1595—French

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    William Shakespeare
  253. The First Part of Henry VI_5

  254. ca. 1592—English
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  255. The Second Part of Henry VI_5

  256. ca. 1592—English
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  257. The Third Part of Henry VI_5

  258. ca. 1592—English
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  259. Richard III_11

  260. ca. 1592-7—English
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  261. The Comedy of Errors_8

  262. 1594—English
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  263. Titus Andronicus_5

  264. 1594—English
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  265. The Taming of the Shrew_9

  266. ca. 1592-94—English
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  267. The Two Gentlemen of Verona_7

  268. ca. 1590-94—English
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  269. Love's Labour Lost_6

  270. 1598—English
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  271. Romeo and Juliet_12

  272. ca. 1591-97—English
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  273. Richard II_9

  274. 1597—English
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  275. A Midsummer's Night Dream_14

  276. ca. 1595-1600—English
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  277. King John_4

  278. ca. 1598—English
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  279. The Merchant of Venice_11

  280. ca. 1596-98—English
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  281. The First Part of Henry IV_13

  282. 1597—English
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  283. The Second Part of Henry IV_12

  284. 1600—English
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  285. Much Ado About Nothing_10

  286. ca. 1598-99—English
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  287. Henry V_9

  288. 1599—English
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  289. Julius Caesar_9

  290. 1599—English
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  291. As You Like It_12

  292. 1603—English
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  293. Twelfth Night; or, What You Will_10

  294. 1602—English
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  295. Hamlet_27

  296. 1602—English
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  297. The Merry Wives of Windsor_6

  298. ca. 1597-1602—English
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  299. Troilus and Cressida_7

  300. ca. 1602-09—English
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  301. All's Well That Ends Well_8

  302. ca. 1606-08—English
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  303. Measure for Measure_10

  304. 1604—English
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  305. Othello_14

  306. ca. 1604—English
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  307. King Lear_21

  308. 1606—English
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  309. Macbeth_16

  310. ca. 1607—English
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  311. Antony and Cleopatra_13

  312. ca. 1606-08—English
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  313. Coriolanus_8

  314. written ca. 1605-08—English
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  315. Timon of Athens_7

  316. written ca. 1607—English
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  317. Pericles, Prince of Tyre_4

  318. ca. 1606-08—English
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  319. Cymbeline_6

  320. written ca. 1609—English
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  321. The Winter's Tale_9

  322. ca. 1611—English
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  323. The Tempest_20

  324. 1611—English
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  325. Henry VIII_5

  326. ca. 1613—English
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  327. Sonnets_8

  328. 1609; two sonnets originally published in The Passionate Pilgrim, 1599—English
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  329. William Gilbert

  330. De Magnete, Magneticisque Corporibus, et de Magno Magnete Tellure_4
    On the Magnet
    1600—Latin

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  331. Galileo

  332. Discorsi e Dimostrazioni Matematiche, Intorno è due Nuove Scienze_4
    Discourses and Mathematical Demonstrations Relating to Two New Sciences
    1638—Italian

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    William Harvey
  333. Exercitatio Anatomica de Motu Cordis et Sanguinis in Animalibus_6

  334. On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals
    1628—Latin

    *Eliot* *Downs* *Read* *Adler* *Great* *Taylor*

  335. Exercitatio Anatomica de Circulatione Sanguinis_2

  336. 1649—Latin
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  337. Exercitationes de Generatione Animalium_2

  338. 1651—Latin
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  339. Miguel de Cervantes

  340. El Ingenioso Hidalgo Don Quijote de la Mancha_36
    Don Quixote
    originally published in two volumes, 1605 and 1615; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Edith Grossman's English translation—Spanish

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    Francis Bacon
  341. Of the Proficience and Advancement of Learning, Divine and Human_6

  342. 1605—English
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  343. Novum Organum Scientiarium_10
    1620—English

  344. *Lubbock* *Classics* *Read* *Ward* *Van Doren* *Adler* *SeymourSmith* *Trinity* *Great* *Educated*

  345. Nova Atlantis_5

  346. 1624—English
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    René Descartes
  347. Regulae ad Directionem Ingenii_2

  348. Rules for the Direction of the Mind
    Dutch translation, 1684; Latin original, 1701—Latin

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  349. Discours de la Méthode Pour Bien Conduire sa Raison, et Chercher la Vérité dans les Sciences_17

  350. Discourse on the Method
    1637—French

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  351. Meditationes de Prima Philosophia, in Qua Dei Existentia et Animae Immortalitas Demonstratur_6

  352. Meditations on First Philosophy
    1641; French version, Meéeditations Metaphysiques, 1647—Latin

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  353. La Géométrie_2

  354. 1637; originally published as an appendix to Discouse on the Method, but generally considered a distinct work—French
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  355. Baruch Spinoza

  356. Ethica, Ordine Geometrico Demonstrata_15
    Ethics
    1677—Latin

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    John Milton
    • "Minor poems"_5

    Lubbock uses the term, "Shorter poems"; Seventeenth Century—English
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  357. Poems of Mr. John Milton, Both English and Latin_1

  358. 1645—English
    *Adler*

    • 'On Shakespear'_1

    originally entitled 'An Epitaph on the Admirable Dramaticke Poet, W. Shakespeare', published as part of Mr. William Shakespeares Comedies, Histories, and Tragedies, 1632—English
    *Adler*

  359. Poems, &c. Upon Several Occasions_1

  360. 1673—English
    *Adler*

    • 'Sonnet 15'_1

    originally published as part of Letters of State, 1694—English
    *Adler*

    • 'Sonnet 16'_1

    originally published as part of Letters of State, 1694—English
    *Adler*

    • 'Sonnet 17'_1

    originally published as part of The Life and Death of Sir Henry Vane, Kt. Or, A Short Narrative of the Main Passages of His Earthly Pilgrimage; Together With a True Account of His Purely Christian, Peaceable, Spiritual, Gos-pel-principles, Doctrine, Life, and Way of Worshipping God, for Which He Suffered Contradiction and Reproach From All Sorts of Sinners, and at Last, a Violent Death, June 14, 1662—English
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    • 'Sonnet 22'_1

    originally published as part of Letters of State, 1694—English
    *Adler*

  361. Paradise Lost_25

  362. 1667; revised 1674—English
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    • 'Samson Agonistes'_3

    part of Paradise Regained, a Poem, in IV Books, to Which Is Added Samson Agonistes, 1671—English
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  363. Areopagitica; A Speech of Mr. John Milton for the Liberty of Unlicenc'd Printing, to the Parliament of England_12

  364. 1644—English
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    Blaise Pascal
  365. Lettres Provinciales_6

  366. 1656-57—French
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  367. Pensées_20

  368. Thoughts
    1669—French

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    • "Preface to the Treatise on the Vacuum"_1

    —French
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  369. Experiences Nouvelles Touchant le Vide_1

  370. 1647—French
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  371. Récit de la Grande Expérience de l'Équilibre des Liqueurs_1

  372. 1663—French
    *Adler*

  373. Traites de l'Équilibre des Liqueurs et de la Pesanteur de la Masse de l'Air_1

  374. 1663—French
    *Adler*

    • 'De l'Esprit Géométrique'_1

    —French
    *Adler*

  375. Traité du Triangle Arithmétique Avec Quelques Autres Petits Traités sur la Même Matière_1

  376. 1665—French
    *Adler*

    • "Correspondence With Fermat on the Theory of Probabilities"_1

    —French
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    Molière
  377. L'École des Femmes_6

  378. The School for Wives
    1662—French

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  379. La Critique de l'École des Femmes_1

  380. 1663—French
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  381. Tartuffe, ou l'Imposteur_14

  382. 1664—French
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  383. Dom Juan ou le Festin de Pierre_6

  384. 1660—French
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  385. L'Avare ou L'École du Mensonge_9

  386. The Miser
    1668—French

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  387. Le Bourgeois Gentilhomme_8

  388. 1670—French
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  389. Le Malade Imaginaire_6

  390. The Imaginary Invalid
    1673—French

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    Jean Racine
  391. Bérénice_2

  392. 1670—French
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  393. Phèdre_11

  394. 1677—French
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    Isaac Newton
  395. Philosophiae Naturalis Principia Mathematica_9

  396. The Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
    1687; revised 1713 and 1726—Latin

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  397. Opticks: or, A Treatise of the Reflexions, Refractions, Inflexions and Colours of Light_3

  398. 1704; Latin version, 1706—English
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  399. Christian Huygens

  400. Traité de la Lumière_3
    1690—French
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    John Locke
  401. Epistola de Tolerantia_4

  402. 1689; English version entitled A Letter Concerning Toleration published the same year—Latin
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    • John Locke

    Second Treatise [second part of Two Treatises of Government: In the Former, the False Principles, and Foundation of Sir Robert Filmer, and His Followers, Are Detected and Overthrown. The Latter Is an Essay Concerning the True Original, Extent, and End of Civil Government]_8
    complete work originally anonymously published 1689—English
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  403. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding_9

  404. 1689—English
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  405. George Berkeley (Bishop Berkeley)

  406. A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge_7
    1710; revised 1734—English
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  407. David Hume

  408. An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding_10
    1748—English
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  409. Voltaire

  410. Candide, ou L'Optimisme_22
    1759; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Tobias Smollett's English translation—French
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  411. Denis Diderot

  412. Le Neveu de Rameau ou la Satire Seconde_7
    German traslation, 1805; original, 1823—French
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  413. Charles de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu

  414. De l'Esprit des Lois_8
    The Spirit of Laws
    originally anonymously published 1748—French

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    Jean-Jacques Rousseau
  415. Discours sur l'Origine et les Fondements de l'Inégalité Parmi les Hommes_7

  416. Discourse on Inequality
    1755—French

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    • 'Economie Politique'_2

    1755; part of the fifth volume of Diderot's Encyclopédie, ou Dictionnaire Raisonné des Sciences, des Arts et des Métiers—French
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  417. Du Contrat Social ou Principes du Droit Politique_17

  418. The Social Contract
    1762—French

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  419. Adam Smith

  420. An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations_14
    1776; revised through third edition, 1784—English
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  421. Edward Gibbon

  422. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire_23
    originally published in six volumes: first, 1776; second-third, 1781; fourth-sixth, 1788—English
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    Immanuel Kant
  423. Kritik der Reinen Vernunft_12

  424. Critique of Pure Reason
    1781; revised 1787—German

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  425. Grundlegung zur Metaphysik der Sitten_4

  426. Groundwork of the Metaphysic of Morals; Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals; Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Ethics
    1785; revised 1786—German

    *Eliot* *Read* *Adler* *Great*

  427. Kritik der Praktischen Vernunft_4

  428. Critique of Practical Reason
    1788—German

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    • "Preface and Introduction to the Metaphysical Elements of Ethics With a Note on Conscience"_1

    —German
    *Adler*

    • "General Introduction to the Metaphysic of Morals"_1

    —German
    *Adler*

    • Metaphysische Anfangsgründe der Rechtslehre_3

    The Doctrine of Right; The Science of Right
    first volume of Die Metaphysik der Sitten (The Metaphysics of Morals), 1797—German

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  429. Kritik der Urteilskraft_3

  430. Critique of Judgment
    1790—German

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  431. Thomas Jefferson

  432. Unanimous Declaration of the Thirteen United States of America_4
    The Declaration of Independence
    1776—English

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  433. John Dickinson et al.

  434. Articles of Confederation and Perpetual Union_2
    1777—English
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  435. James Madison

  436. Constitution for the United States of America_4
    1787—Emglish
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    • Alexander Hamilton; John Jay; James Madison

    The Federalist Papers_11
    originally published 1787-1788 in the Independent Journal, the New-York Packet, and the Daily Advertiser—English
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    John Stuart Mill
  437. On Liberty_16

  438. 1859—English
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  439. Considerations on Representative Government_3

  440. 1861—English
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  441. Utilitarianism_5

  442. originally published serially 1861 in Fraser's Magazine—English
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  443. James Boswell

  444. The Life of Samuel Johnson, LL.D._21
    1791—English
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  445. Antoine Laurent Lavoisier

  446. Traité Élémentaire de Chimie, Présenté dans un Ordre Nouveau et d'Après les Découvertes Modernes_4
    1789—French
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  447. Michael Faraday

  448. Experimental Researches in Electricity_3
    originally published in two volumes, 1839 and 1844—English
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    Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel
  449. Grundlinien der Philosophie des Rechts_5

  450. Elements of the Philosophy of Right
    1820—German

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  451. Vorlesungen Über die Philosophie der Weltgeschichtem_6

  452. Lectures on the Philosophy of History
    1837; edited 1821, 1824, 1827, and 1831 lectures—German

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  453. Sǿren Kierkegaard

  454. Frygt og Baeven_4
    Fear and Trembling
    originally published under the pseudonym, Johannes de Silentio, 1843—Danish

    *Adler* *Recommended* *Trinity* *Great*

  455. Friedrich Nietzsche

  456. Jenseits von Gut und Böse: Vorspiel Einer Philosophie der Zukunft_8
    Beyond Good and Evil
    1886—German

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  457. Alexis de Tocqueville

  458. De la Démocratie en Amérique_12
    Democracy in America
    originally published in two volumes, 1835 and 1840—French

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  459. Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

  460. Faust_26
    originally published in two volumes: first, Faust. Der Tragödie Erster Teil, published in part, 1790; in its entirey, 1808; revised 1829; second, Faust. Der Tragödie Zweiter Teil, 1832—German
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  461. Honoré de Balzac

  462. La Cousine Bette_7
    originally published in Le Constitutionnel Oct.-Dec. 1846—French
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  463. Jane Austen

  464. Emma_11
    originally anonymously published 1815—English
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  465. George Eliot

  466. Middlemarch: A Study of Provincial Life _22
    originally published serially Dec. 1871-Dec. 1872—English
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  467. Charles Dickens

  468. Little Dorrit_5
    originally published serially Dec. 1855-Jun. 1857—English
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  469. Herman Melville

  470. Moby-Dick; or, The Whale_26
    1851—English
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  471. Mark Twain

  472. The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn_23
    1884—English
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    Charles Darwin
  473. On the Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection, or the Preservation of Favoured Races in the Struggle for Life_23

  474. 1859—English
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  475. The Descent of Man, and Selection in Relation to Sex_4

  476. 1871—English
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    Karl Marx
  477. Das Kapital, Kritik der Politischen Ökonomie_12

  478. originally published in three volumes: 1867, 1885, and 1894—German
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    Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels
  479. Manifest der Kommunistischen Partei_13

  480. The Communist Manifesto
    1848—German

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  481. Leo Tolstoy

  482. Voyna i Mir"_24
    War and Peace
    originally entitled 1805, published in part, 1865 and 1867; retitled and published in its entirety, 1869—Russian

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  483. Fyodor Dostoevsky

  484. Brat'â Karamazovy_23
    The Brothers Karamazov
    originally published serially 1880 in Rússkij Véstnik—Russian

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    Henrik Ibsen
  485. Et Dukkehjem_14

  486. A Doll's House
    1879—Norwegian

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  487. Vildanden_8

  488. The Wild Duck
    1885—Norwegian

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  489. Hedda Gabler_10

  490. 1890—Norwegian
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  491. Bygmester Solness_5

  492. The Master Builder
    1892—Norwegian

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  493. William James

  494. The Principles of Psychology_6
    1890—English
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    Sigmund Freud
  495. Zur Geschichte der Psychoanalytischen Bewegung_2

  496. The History of the Psychoanalytic Movement
    1914—German

    *Adler* *Fadiman*

    • Selected Papers on Hysteria [excerpted]_1

    first-tenth chapters; first-fourth from Studien Über Hysterie, published 1895, and the first of which co-written with Josef Breuer; fifth-tenth from Sammlung Kleiner Schriften zur Neurosenlehre, published in two volumes, 1906 and 1909—German
    *Adler*

  497. Über Infantile Sexualtheorien_1

  498. On the Sexual Theories of Children
    1908—German

    *Adler*

  499. Die Zukunftigen Chancen der Psychoanalytischen Therapie_1

  500. The Future Prospects of Psycho-analytic Therapy
    1910—German

    *Adler*

  501. Über "Wilde" Psychoanalyse_1

  502. "Wild" Psycho-Analysis
    1910—German

    *Adler*

  503. Die Traumdeutung_15

  504. The Interpretation of Dreams
    1899—German

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  505. Zur Einführung des Narzißmus_1

  506. On Narcissism
    1914—German

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  507. Triebe und Triebschicksale_1

  508. Instincts and Their Vicissitudes
    1915—German

    *Adler*

  509. Die Verdrängung_1

  510. Repression
    1915—German

    *Adler*

  511. Das Unbewusste_1

  512. The Unconscious
    1915—German

    *Adler*

  513. Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Psychoanalyse_4

  514. Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis
    1917—German

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  515. Jenseits des Lustprinzips_3

  516. Beyond the Pleasure Principle
    1920—German

    *Classics* *Adler* *Fadiman*

  517. Massenpsychologie und Ich-Analyse_1

  518. Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego
    1921—German

    *Adler*

  519. Das Ich und das Es_2

  520. The Ego and the Id
    1923—German

    *Adler* *Fadiman*

  521. Hemmung, Symptom und Angst_2

  522. Inhibitions, Symptoms and Anxiety
    1926—German

    *Classics* *Adler*

  523. Zeitgemäßes Über Krieg und Tod_1

  524. Thoughts for the Times on War and Death
    1915—German

    *Adler*

  525. Das Unbehagen in der Kultur_7

  526. Civilization and Its Discontents
    1930—German

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  527. Neue Folge der Vorlesungen zur Einführung in die Psychoanalyse_4

  528. New Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
    1933—German

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  529. William James

  530. Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking_8
    1907—English
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  531. Henri Bergson

  532. Introduction à la Métaphysique_2
    Introduction to Metaphysics
    originally published in Revue de Métaphysique et de Morale, 1903—French

    *Classics* *Adler*

  533. John Dewey

  534. Experience and Education_1
    1938—English
    *Adler*

  535. Alfred North Whitehead

  536. Science and the Modern World_2
    1925—English
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  537. Bertrand Russell

  538. The Problems of Philosophy_2
    1912—English
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  539. Martin Heidegger

  540. Was Ist Metaphysik?_1
    edited 1929 lecture—German
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  541. Ludwig Wittgenstein

  542. Philosophische Untersuchungen_3
    Philosophical Investigations
    1953—German

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  543. Karl Barth

  544. Das Word Gottes und die Theologie_1
    The Word of God and the Word of Man
    1928—German

    *Adler*

  545. Henri Poincaré

  546. La Science et l'Hypothèse_2
    1902—French
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  547. Max Planck

  548. Wissenschaftliche Selbstbiogarphie. Mit Einem Bildnis und der von Max von Laue Gehaltenen Traueransprache_2
    Scientific Autobiography and Other Papers
    1948—German

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  549. Alfred North Whitehead

  550. Introduction to Mathematics_3
    1911—English
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  551. Albert Einstein

  552. Über die Spezielle und die Allgemeine Relativitätstheorie, Gemeinverständlich_5
    Relativity, the Special and the General Theory: A Popular Exposition
    1917; revised through fourteenth edition, 1922—German

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  553. Arthur Eddington

  554. The Expanding Universe: Astronomy's 'Great Debate', 1900-1931_1
    1933—English
    *Adler*

    • Niels Bohr

    Atomic Theory and the Description of Nature [excerpted]_1
    essays—German
    *Adler*

    • 'Discussions With Einstein on Epistemological Problems in Atomic Physics'_1

    —German
    *Adler*

  555. G H Hardy

  556. A Mathematician's Apology_2
    1940—English
    *Adler* *Kanigel*

  557. Werner Heisenberg

  558. Physics and Philosophy: The Revolution in Modern Science_1
    1958; edited 1955-56 lectures—English
    *Adler*

  559. Erwin Schrödinger

  560. What Is Life?_2
    1944; edited 1943 lectures—English
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  561. Theodosius Dobzhansky

  562. Genetics and the Origin of Species_1
    1937—English
    *Adler*

  563. Conrad Hal Wallington

  564. The Nature of Life_1
    1961—English
    *Adler*

  565. Thorstein Veblen

  566. The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions_2
    1899—English
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  567. R H Tawney

  568. The Acquisitive Society_1
    1920—English
    *Adler*

  569. John Maynard Keynes

  570. The General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money_3
    1936—English
    *Adler* *SeymourSmith* *Taylor*

    • James George Frazer

    The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion [excerpted]_1
    originally entitled The Golden Bough: A Study in Comparative Religion, published in two volumes, 1890; expanded and retitled 1900, in three volumes; expanded 1906-15, in 12 volumes; supplemental volume added for 1937 edition; distinct abridged versions, 1922, 1959, and 1994; Durant and the Jasper Lee Company list the 1922 abridged edition, while Good Reading lists the 1959—English
    *Adler*

    • Max Weber

    Essays in Sociology [excerpted]_1
    1946—German
    *Adler*

  571. Johan Huizinga

  572. Herfsttij der Middeleeuwen_1
    The Waning of the Middle Ages; The Autumn of the Middle Ages
    1919—German

    *Adler*

    • Claude Lévi-Strauss

    Anthropologie Structurale [excerpted]_1
    1958—French
    *Adler*

  573. Henry James

  574. The Beast in the Jungle_4
    originally published in The Better Sort, 1903—English
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  575. George Bernard Shaw

  576. Saint Joan_8
    1923—English
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  577. Joseph Conrad

  578. Heart of Darkness_16
    originally published serially Feb.-Apr. 1899 in Blackwood's—English
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  579. Anton Chekhov

  580. Dâdâ Vanâ_10
    Uncle Vanya
    1897—Russian

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  581. Luigi Pirandello

  582. Sei Personaggi in Cerca d'Autore_4
    Six Characters in Search of an Author
    1921—Italian

    *Ward* *Adler* *Bloom* *Recommended*

    Marcel Proust
    • Du Côté de Chez Swann_3

    Swann's Way
    1913; first of seven volumes of À la Recherche du Temps Perdu; complete work originally published in seven volumes, two of which originally published as two books each, 1913-27—French

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  583. Willa Cather

  584. A Lost Lady_3
    1923—English
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  585. Thomas Mann

  586. Der Tod in Venedig_8
    Death in Venice
    1911—German

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  587. James Joyce

  588. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man_14
    originally published serially Feb. 1914-Sep. 1915, in the Egoist—English
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  589. Virginia Woolf

  590. To the Lighthouse_12
    1927 —English
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  591. Franz Kafka

  592. Die Verwandlung_14
    The Metamorphosis
    originally published 1915 in Die Weißen Blätter; Mallison ("Smart") specifies Stanley Corngold's English translation—German

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    D H Lawrence
    • 'The Prussian Officer'_2

    included in The Prussian Officer and Other Stories, 1914—English
    *Adler* *Recommended*

    T S Eliot
    • 'The Waste Land'_11

    originally published Oct. 1922 in the Criterion—English
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  593. Eugene O'Neill

  594. Mourning Becomes Electra_4
    1931—English
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  595. F Scott Fitzgerald

  596. The Great Gatsby_17
    1925—English
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    William Faulkner
    • 'A Rose for Emily'_2

    originally published Apr. 1930 in Forum—English
    *Adler* *Recommended*

  597. Bertolt Brecht

  598. Mutter Courage und Ihre Kinder_3
    Mother Courage
    1941—German

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    Ernest Hemingway
    • 'The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber'_2

    originally published Sep. 1936 in Cosmopolitan; included in The Fifth Column and the First Forty-Nine Stories, 1938—English
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  599. George Orwell

  600. Animal Farm_8
    1945—English
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  601. Samuel Beckett

  602. En Attendant Godot_12
    Waiting for Godot
    1953—French

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