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Great books of the Western World. Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc., in collaboration with the University of Chicago.

Author: Robert Maynard Hutchins; Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.; University of Chicago.
Publisher: Chicago : W. Benton [1952]
Series: Great books of the Western world.
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Founders' edView all editions and formats
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A massive set of classic books includes the most influential works of literature, philosophy, and science, in the history of the West.
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Great books of the Western World.
Chicago] W. Benton [1952]
(OCoLC)561472969
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Robert Maynard Hutchins; Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc.; University of Chicago.
OCLC Number: 373138
Notes: General t.p. in vol. 1 only: each vol. has special t.p.
"Limited to 500 numbered copies signed by the editor." L.C. copy neither numbered nor signed.
Description: 54 volumes illustrations, maps 25 cm
Contents: 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.
Series Title: Great books of the Western world.
Responsibility: [Robert Maynard Hutchins, editor in chief.

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