Authors of the Great Books

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The Iliad; the Odyssey
Prometheus Bound; the Orestia
Oedipus the King; Antigone
Medea; the Trojan Women
The Clouds; the Wasps; the Frogs
Histories (c. 420 BC)
History of the Peloponnesian War
The Republic; the Symposium
Physics; Metaphysics; Poetics
Medical Works (c. 400 BC)
On the Natural Faculties
Elements (c. 300 BC)
The Sand-Reckoner; On Sphere and Cylinder
Introduction to Arithmetic (c. 100 AD)
On the Nature of Things
The Discourses
The Meditations
The Eclogues; the Aeneid
The Lives of Noble Grecians and Romans
The Annals; the Histories (c. 110 AD)
The Algamast
On the Revolutions of Heavenly Spheres
The Harmonies of the World
The Enneads
Confessions; City of God
Summa Theologica
The Divine Comedy
The Canterbury Tales
Institutes of the Christian Religion
The Prince
Leviathan
The Praise of Folly
Gargantua and Pantagruel
The Essays (1580 AD)
Hamlet; King Lear; Macbeth; the Sonnets
On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies
Dialogues Concerning the Two New Sciences
On the Circulation of Blood
Don Quixote
The School for Wives; Tartuffe
Bérénice; Phèdre
Novum Organum; New Atlantis
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Meditations on First Philosophy; Discourse on Method
Ethics (1677 AD)
Paradise Lost; Samson Agonistes
Pensées; The Provincial Letters
Candide
Rameau's Nephew
Optics; Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
Treatise on Light
Second Essay Concerning Civil Government; Essay Concerning Human Understanding
The Principles of Human Knowledge
Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
Gulliver's Travels
The Spirit of the Laws
The Social Contract; Discourse on the Origin of Inequality
An Inquiry Into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
The Critique of Pure Reason; Critique of Judgement
The Federalist Papers
On Liberty; Utilitarianism
The Life of Samuel Johnson
Elements of Chemistry
Experimental Researches in Electricity
The Philosophy of Right; The Philosophy of History
Faust
Fear and Trembling
Beyond Good and Evil
Moby Dick
The Origin of Species; The Descent of Man
Das Kapital; Manifesto of the Communist Party
Democracy in America
Cousin Bette
Emma
Middlemarch
Little Dorrit
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
War and Peace
The Brothers Karamazov
A Doll's House; The Wild Duck
The Principles of Psychology; Pragmatism
The Interpretation of Dreams; Civilization and Its Discontents
An Introduction to Metaphysics (1903 AD)
Experience in Education
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Science and the Modern World; An Introduction to Mathematics
The Problems of Philosophy
What is Metaphysics?
Philosophical Investigations
The Word of God and the Word of Man
Science and Hypothesis
Scientific Autobiography and Other Papers
Relativity: The Special and General Theory
The Expanding Universe
Atomic Theory and the Description of Nature
A Mathematician's Apology
Physics and Philosophy
What is Life?
Genetics and the Origin of Species
The Nature of Life
The Theory of the Leisure Class
The Acquisitive Society
The General Theory of Unemployment, Interest and Money
The Golden Bough
Essays in Sociology
The Waning of the Middle Ages
Structural Anthropology
The Beast in the Jungle
Saint Joan
Heart of Darkness
Uncle Vanya
Six Characters in Search of an Author
Remembrance of Things Past
A Lost Lady
Death in Venice
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
To The Lighthouse
The Metamorphosis
The Prussian Officer
The Waste Land
Mourning Becomes Electra
The Great Gatsby
A Rose for Emily
Mother Courage and Her Children
The Short Happy Life of Francis Macomber
Animal Farm
Waiting for Godot

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