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'Next to Of Course God America I'
Cavalcade; Fallen Angels; Look After Lulu!
Programming Languages and their Compilers; RISC; w/ Younger and Kasami, names a bottom-up parsing algorithm w/ worst-case runtime of Θ(n cubed x size of context-free grammar)
De Officiis (On Duties)
'Désirée's Baby'
'The Ghosts on the Roof' (scathing review of Yalta Conference); TIME correspondent who testified before HUAC at Alger Hiss' trial
'The Bet'
The Eolian Harp; Fears in Solitude; To William Wordsworth (all in his Conversation poems)
The Man Who Knew Too Much; Father Brown detective stories
Krakatit; The Mother (Matka); Hordubal
A General View of Positivism
Les Enfants Terribles
'Waiting for the Barbarians'; 'Ithaca'
Olney Hymns (with John Newton); 'The Task'
Armadale
The Old Bachelor; Zara says 'Heaven has no rage like love to hatred turned, Nor hell a fury like a woman scorned' in another play
De revolutionibus orbium coelestium
Abeng; No Telephone to Heaven
Contributions to the Founding of the Theory of Transfinite Numbers; formulated the continuum hypothesis; proved 1-to-1 correspondence in n-dimensional space in a letter to Dedekind
'Voyages'; 'The Broken Tower'
Cosmicomics
The Master of Petersburg; Foe; Diary of a Bad Year
'Cathedral'; What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
The Scripture Doctrine of the Trinity; had a philosophical correspondence with Leibniz on Newtonian physics and theology
'The Secret Sharer'; 'An Outpost of Progress'
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Gertrude of Wyoming; 'The Soldier's Dream'; “The flag which braved the battle and the breeze / No longer owns her' displayed on The Fighting Temeraire
'Blackmailers Don't Shoot'; many stories feature Philip Marlowe
Answered Prayers: THe Unfinished Novel; The Muses are Heard; The Grass Harp
Sketch for a Historical Picture of the Progress of the Human Spirit; namesake voting method = elected candidate would win in runoff elections against each other candidate
The Logical Structure of the World; led logical positivists in the Vienna Circle
Oh What a Paradise It Seems; 'The Enormous Radio'
Summerland; Telegraph Avenue
The Public Burning; The Brunist day of Wrath
Explosion in a Cathedral
Rendezvous with Rama; Childhood's End
Anna in the Tropics
The Song of the Lark; One of Ours
Atheism Conquered; The City of the Sun
Neurophilosophy; Braintrust: What Neuroscience Tells Us about Morality; husband wrote The Engine of Reason, The Seat of the Soul
The Trouble with Being Born; A Short History of Decay; Romanian-French aphorist
Observations upon Experimental Philosophy; The Blazing World
Characteristics of Men, Manners, Opinions, Times; secretary was John Locke; 3rd Earl of Shaftesbury
Elements of the Philosophy of Newton (w/ Voltaire, who said she was 'a great man whose only fault was being a woman'); translated into French and annotated Principia Mathematica
Gigi
What is a Masterpiece?; Civilisation: A Personal View by [author] (BBC documentary series on Western art and philosophy)
'Hymn to Lucifer'; said he was contacted by Aiwass, who gave him The Book of the Law; founded religious philosophy of Thelema
A Happy Death; Caligula
Must We Mean What We Say?; The Claim of Reason
Maggie: A Girl of the Streets; The Blue Hotel
The Tax Inspector; Jack Maggs

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