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Title Great books of the Western world / Mortimer J. Adler, editor in chief ; Clifton Fadiman, Philip W. Goetz, associate editors.

Edition Second edition.
Publication Info. Chicago : Encyclopaedia Britannica, [2003]
©1990
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Description 61 volumes : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Note Spine title: Great books.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and indexes.
Contents [v]. 1-2. The syntopicon : an index to the great ideas. Bibliography of additional readings. Inventory of terms -- [v]. 3. Iliad ; Odyssey Homer -- [v]. 4. Suppliant maidens ; Persians ; Seven against Thebes ; Prometheus bound ; Agamemnon ; Libation bearers ; Eumenides / Aeschylus -- Oedipus the King ; Oedipus at Colonus ; Antigone ; Ajax ; Electra ; Women of Trachis ; Philoctetes / Sophocles -- Rhesus ; Medea ; Hippolytus ; Alcestis ; Heracleidae ; Suppliant women ; Trojan women ; Ion ; Helen ; Andromache ; Electra ; Bacchae ; Hecuba ; Heracles ; Phoenician women ; Orestes ; Iphigenia in Taurus ; Iphigenia in Aulis ; Cycops / Euripides -- Acharnians ; Knights ; Clouds ; Wasps ; Peace ; Birds ; Frogs ; Lysistrata ; Poet and the women ; Assemblywomen ; Wealth / Aristophanes -- [v]. 5. History / Herodotus. History of the Peloponnesian War / Thucydides -- [v]. 6. Charmides ; Lysis ; Laches ; Protagoras ; Euthydemus ; Cratylus ; Phaedrus ; Ion ; Symposium ; Meno ; Euthyphro ; Appology ; Crito ; Phaedo ; Gorgias ; Republic ; Timaeus ; Critias ; Parmenides ; Theaetetus ; Sophist ; Statesman ; Philebus ; Laws ; Seventh letter / Plato -- [v]. 7-8. Categories ; On interpretation ; Prior analytics ; posterior analytics ; Topics ; On sophistical refutations ; Physics ; On the heavens ; On generation and corruption ; Meteorology ; Metaphysics ; On the soul ; On sense and the sensible ; On memory and reminiscence ; On sleep and sleeplessness ; On dreams ; On prophesying by dreams ; On longevity and shortness of life ; On youth and old age, on life and death, on breathing ; History of animals ; On the parts of animals ; On the motion of animals ; On the gait of animals ; On the generation of animals ; Nicomachean ethics ; Politics ; Athenian constitution ; Rhetoric ; On poetics / Aristotle -- [v]. 9. Oath ; On ancient medicine ; On airs, waters, and places ; Book of prognostics ; On regimen in acute diseases ; Of the epidemics ; On injuries of the head ; On the surgery ; On fractures ; On the articulations ; Instruments of reduction ; Aphorisms ; Law ; On ulcers ; On fistulae ; On hemorrhoids ; On the sacred disease / Hippocrates -- On the natural faculties / Galen -- [v]. 10. Elements / Euclid ; On the sphere and cylinder ; Measurement of a circle ; On conoids and spheroids ; On spirals ; On the equilibrium of planes ; Sand reckoner ; Quadrature of the parabola ; On floating bodies ; Book of lemmas ; Method treating of mechanical problems / Archimedes -- Introduction to arithmetic / Nichomachus -- [v]. 11. Way things are / Lucretius -- The Discourses of Epictetus / Epictetus -- Meditations / Marcus Aurelius -- Six Enneads / Plotinus -- [v]. 12. Eclogues ; Georgics ; Aeneid / Virgil -- [v]. 13. Lives of the noble Grecians and Romans / Plutarch -- [v]. 14. Tacitus -- [v]. 15. Ptolemy. Copernicus. Kepler -- [v]. 16. Augustine -- [v]. 17-18. Aquinas -- [v]. 19. Dante. Chaucer -- [v]. 20. Calvin -- [v]. 21. Machiavelli. Hobbes -- [v]. 22. Rabelais -- [v]. 23. Erasmus. Montaigne -- [v]. 24-25. Shakespeare -- [v]. 26. Gilbert. Galileo. Harvey -- [v]. 27. Cervantes -- [v]. 28. Bacon. Descartes. Spinoza -- [v]. 29. Milton -- [v]. 30. Pascal --
[v]. 31. Moliere. Racine -- [v]. 32. Newton. Huygens -- [v]. 33. Locke. Berkeley. Hume -- [v]. 34. Swift. Voltaire. Diderot -- [v]. 35. Montesquieu. Rousseau -- [v]. 36. Adam Smith -- [v]. 37-38. Gibbon -- [v]. 39. Kant -- [v]. 40. American State Papers. The Federalist. J.S. Mill -- [v]. 41. Boswell -- [v]. 42. Lavoisier. Faraday -- [v]. 43. Hegel. Kierkegaard. Nietzsche -- [v]. 44. Tocqueville -- [v]. 45. Goethe. Balzac -- [v]. 46. Austen. George Eliot -- [v]. 47. Dickens -- [v]. 48. Melville. Twain -- [v]. 49. Darwin -- [v]. 50. Marx. Engels -- [v]. 51. Tolstoy -- [v]. 52. Dostoevsky. Ibsen -- [v]. 53. William James -- [v]. 54. Freud -- [v]. 55. William James. Bergson. Dewey. Whitehead. Russell. Heidegger. Wittgenstein. Barth -- [v]. 56. Poincare. Planck. Whitehead. Einstein. Eddington. Bohr. Hardy. Heisenberg. Schrodinger. Dobzhansky. Waddington -- [v]. 57. Veblen. Tawney. Keynes -- [v]. 58. Frazer. Weber. Huizinga. Levi-Strauss -- [v]. 59. Beast in the jungle / Henry James. Saint Joan / Bernard Shaw. Heart of darkness / Joseph Conrad. Uncle Vania / Anton Chekhov. Six characters in search of an author / Luigi Pirandello. Swann in love / Marcel Proust. Lost Lady / Willa Cather. Death in Venice / Thomas Mann. Portrait of an artist as a young man / James Joyce -- [v]. 60. To the lighthouse / Virginia Woolf. Metamorphosis / Franz Kafka. Prussian officer / D.H. Lawrence. Waste land / T.S. Eliot. Mourning becomes Electra / Eugene O'Neill. Great Gatsby / F. Scott Fitzgerald. Rose for Emily / William Faulkner. Mother Courage and her children / Bertolot Brecht. Short happy life of Francis Macomber / Ernest Hemingway. Animal Farm / George Orwell. Waiting for Godot / Samuel Beckett -- [v. 61]. The great conversation : a reader's guide to Great books of the Western world.
Subject Anthologies.
Literature -- Collections.
Literature -- Indexes.
Best books.
Best books -- Guidebooks.
Best books -- Indexes.
Genre Guidebooks.
Added Author Adler, Mortimer Jerome, 1902-2001.
Fadiman, Clifton, 1904-1999.
Goetz, Philip W.
Homer. Iliad.
Homer. Odyssey.
Aeschylus. Suppliants.
Aeschylus. Persae.
Aeschylus. Seven against Thebes.
Aeschylus. Prometheus bound.
Aeschylus. Agamemnon.
Aeschylus. Eumenides.
Sophocles. Oedipus Rex.
Sophocles. Oedipus at Colonus.
Sophocles. Antigone.
Sophocles. Ajax.
Sophocles. Electra.
Sophocles. Trachiniae.
Sophocles. Philoctetes.
Euripides. Medea.
Euripides. Hippolytus.
Euripides. Alcestis.
Euripides. Heracles.
Euripides. Supplices. English.
Euripides. Trojan women. English.
Euripides. Ion.
Euripides. Helen.
Euripides. Andromache. English.
Euripides. Electra. English.
Euripides. Bacchae. English.
Euripides. Hecuba.
Euripides. Phoenician women.
Euripides. Orestes.
Euripides. Iphigenia in Tauris.
Euripides. Iphigenia in Aulis.
Euripides. Cyclops.
Aristophanes. Acharnians.
Aristophanes. Knights.
Aristophanes. Clouds.
Aristophanes. Wasps.
Aristophanes. Peace.
Aristophanes. Birds.
Aristophanes. Frogs.
Aristophanes. Lysistrata.
Herodotus. History.
Thucydides. History of the Peloponnesian War.
Plato. Charmides.
Plato. Lysis.
Plato. Laches.
Plato. Protagoras.
Plato. Euthydemus.
Plato. Cratylus.
Plato. Phaedrus.
Plato. Ion.
Plato. Symposium.
Plato. Meno.
Plato. Euthyphro.
Plato. Apology.
Plato. Crito.
Plato. Phaedo.
Plato. Gorgias.
Plato. Republic.
Plato. Timaeus.
Plato. Critias.
Plato. Parmenides.
Plato. Theaetetus.
Plato. Sophist.
Plato. Statesman.
Plato. Philebus.
Plato. Laws.
Aristotle. Categoriae. English.
Aristotle. De interpretatione. English.
Aristotle. Prior analytics.
Aristotle. Posterior analytics.
Aristotle. Topics.
Aristotle. Physics.
Aristotle. De caelo.
Aristotle. De generatione et corruptione. English.
Aristotle. Metaphysics.
Aristotle. De anima.
Aristotle. De sensu et sensibilibus. English.
Aristotle. De memoria et reminiscentia. English.
Aristotle. De somno et vigilia.
Aristotle. De somniis.
Aristotle. Historia animalium.
Aristotle. De partibus animalium.
Aristotle. De motu animalium.
Aristotle. De incessu animalium. English.
Aristotle. Nicomachean ethics.
Aristotle. Politics.
Aristotle. Athēnaiōn politeia.
Aristotle. Rhetoric.
Epictetus.
Aristotle. Poetics.
Marcus Aurelius, Emperor of Rome, 121-180. Meditations. English.
Plutarch.
Hippocrates. Hippocratic oath.
Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.
Added Title Rhesus.
Great books.
The great conversation : a reader's guide to Great books of the Western world.
The syntopicon : an index to the great ideas.
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