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Great books of the Western World

Author: Robert Maynard Hutchins; Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
Publisher: Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, 1955, ©1952]
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : [Private library ed.]View all editions and formats
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Great books of the Western World.
Chicago : Encyclopædia Britannica, 1955, ©1952]
(OCoLC)899720107
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Maynard Hutchins; Encyclopaedia Britannica, Inc.
ISBN: 0852291639 9780852291634
OCLC Number: 1074025
Description: 54 volumes : illustrations, maps (some folded) diagrams ; 25 cm
Contents: 1. The great conversation, by R.M. Hutchins --
2-3. The great ideas --
4. The Iliad of Homer. The Odyssey --
5. Aeschylus. Sophocles. Euripides. Aristophanes --
6. Herodotus. Thucydides --
7. Plato --
8-9. Aristotle --
10. Hippocrates. Galen --
11. Euclid. Archimedes. Appollonius of Perga. Nicomachus --
12. Lucretius. Epictetus. Marcus Aurelius --
13. Virgil --
14. Plutarch --
15. Tacitus --
16. Ptolemy. Copernicus. Kepler --
17. Plotinus --
18. Augustine --
19-20. Thomas Aquinas --
21. Dante --
22. Chaucer --
23. Machiavelli. Hobbes --
24. Rabelais --
25. Montaigne --
26-27. Shakespeare --
28. Gilbert. Galileo. Harvey --
29. Cervantes --
30. Francis Bacon --
31. Descartes. Spinoza --
32. John Milton --
33. Pascal --
34. Newton. Huygens --
35. Locke. Berkeley. Hume --
36. Swift. Sterne --
37. Henry Fielding --
38. Montesquieu. Rousseau --
39. Adam Smith --
40-41. Gibbon --42. Kant --
43. American state papers. The Federalist. J.S. Mill --
44. Boswell --
45. Lavoisier. Fourier. Faraday --
46. Hegel --
47. Goethe --
48. Melville --
49. Darwin --
50. Marx --
51. Tolstoy --
52. Dostoevsky --
53. William James --
54. Freud.
Responsibility: Robert Maynard Hutchins, editor in chief.

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