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Britannica Great Books 54 Volume Set

by Robert Maynard Hutchins

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The Great Books are all you need to give yourself a liberal arts education. I'm so happy to be adding this set of books to my shelf. ( )
  paideiabooks | Jun 29, 2010 |
Good collection, but some of the translation are dated or not up to the latest scholarly standards.
Here are the titles of my set:
54 Volumes:
Volume 1: The Great Conversation
Volume 2: The Great Ideas I
Volume 3: The Great Ideas II
Volume 4: Homer
Volume 5: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes
Volume 6: Herodotus, Thucydides
Volume 7: Plato
Volume 8: Aristotle I
Volume 9: Aristotle II
Volume 10: Hippocrates, Galen
Volume 11: Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius, Nicomachus
Volume 12: Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius
Volume 13: Virgil
Volume 14: Plutarch
Volume 15: Tacitus
Volume 16: Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler
Volume 17: Plotinus
Volume 18: Augustine
Volume 19: Thomas Aquinas I
Volume 20: Thomas Aquinas II
Volume 21: Dante
Volume 22: Chaucer
Volume 23: Machiavelli, Hobbes
Volume 24: Rabelais
Volume 25: Montaigne
Volume 26: Shakespeare I
Volume 27: Shakespeare II
Volume 28: Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey
Volume 29: Cervantes
Volume 30: Francis Bacon
Volume 31: Descartes, Spinoza
Volume 32: Milton
Volume 33: Pascal
Volume 34: Newton, Huygens
Volume 35: Locke, Berkeley, Hume
Volume 36: Swift, Sterne
Volume 37: Fielding
Volume 38: Montesquieu, Rousseau
Volume 39: Adam Smith
Volume 40: Gibbon I
Volume 41: Gibbon II
Volume 42: Kant
Volume 43: American State Papers, The Federalist, J. S. Mill
Volume 44: Boswell
Volume 45: Lavoisier, Fourier, Faraday
Volume 46: Hegel
Volume 47: Goethe
Volume 48: Melville
Volume 49: Darwin
Volume 50: Marx
Volume 51: Tolstoy
Volume 52: Dostoevsky
Volume 53: William James
Volume 54: Freud ( )
  doogiewray | Aug 4, 2006 |
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Britannica Great Books: The Great Conversation by Robert Maynard Hutchins

Britannica Great Books: Syntopicon I by Encyclopedia Britannica

Britannica Great Books: Syntopicon II by Encyclopedia Britannica

The Iliad / The Odyssey by Homer

The Odyssey by Homer (indirect)

The Odyssey II: Books 13-24 by Homer (indirect)

The Odyssey I: Books 1-12 by Homer (indirect)

De dolinge van Ulysse : Homerus' Odysseia I-XVIII in Nederlandse verzen van Dierick Volckertsz. Coornhert by Homer (indirect)

Odissea:volum primer: cants I-VIII by Homer (indirect)

Odissea: volum segon: cants IX-XVI by Homer (indirect)

Odissea: volum tercer: cants XVII-XXIV by Homer (indirect)

The Iliad by Homer (indirect)

The Iliad: Volume II, Books 13-24 (Loeb Classical Library No. 171) by Homer (indirect)

Britannica Great Books: Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes by Encyclopedia Britannica

19 Plays: Alcestis / Andromache / Bacchae / Children of Heracles / Cyclops / Electra / Hecuba / Helen / Heracles / Hippolyta / Ion / Iphigenia in Aulis / Iphigenia in Tauris / Medea / Orestes / Phonecian Women / Rhesus / Suppliant Women / Trojan Women by Eschilo (indirect)

Euripides' Alcestis by Euripides (indirect)

Medea by Euripides (indirect)

The Children of Heracles by Euripides (indirect)

Hippolytus by Euripides (indirect)

Andromache [in translation] by Euripides (indirect)

Hecuba by Euripides (indirect)

The Suppliant Women by Euripides (indirect)

Electra by Euripides (indirect)

Heracles by Euripides (indirect)

The Trojan Women by Euripides (indirect)

Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides (indirect)

Ion by Euripides (indirect)

Helen by Euripides (indirect)

Cyclops by Euripides (indirect)

The Phoenician Women by Euripides (indirect)

Orestes by Euripides (indirect)

Bacchae [Greek text] by Euripides (indirect)

Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides (indirect)

Rhesus by Euripides (indirect)

The Oresteia Trilogy: Agamemnon, Choephoroe, and Eumenides; and Prometheus Bound by Eschilo (indirect)

Orestia by Eschilo (indirect)

Agamemnon by Eschilo (indirect)

Eumenides by Eschilo (indirect)

Choephori by Eschilo (indirect)

The Oresteia of Aeschylus Vol.1 [...] by Eschilo (indirect)

The Oresteia of Aeschylus. Vol. 2 by Eschilo (indirect)

Prometheus Bound by Eschilo (indirect)

The Persians; Prometheus Bound; Seven Against Thebes; The Suppliants by Eschilo (indirect)

The Persians by Eschilo (indirect)

The Seven Against Thebes by Eschilo (indirect)

The Suppliants by Eschilo (indirect)

The Complete Plays of Sophocles by Sophocles (indirect)

Antigone / Oedipus at Colonus / Oedipus Rex by Sophocles (indirect)

Oedipus Tyrannus by Sophocles (indirect)

Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles (indirect)

Antigone by Sophocles (indirect)

Ajax by Sophocles (indirect)

Electra by Sophocles (indirect)

Women of Trachis by Sophocles (indirect)

Philoctetes by Sophocles (indirect)

Euripides by Euripides (indirect)

The Complete Plays of Aristophanes by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Acharnians [Greek text] by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Knights by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Clouds [in translation] by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Wasps by Aristophanes (indirect)

Peace [Greek text] by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Birds by Aristophanes (indirect)

Lysistrata [in translation] by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Women at the Thesmophoria by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Frogs [in translation] by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Assembly-Women by Aristophanes (indirect)

Wealth [Greek text] by Aristophanes (indirect)

Britannica Great Books: Herodotus and Thucydides by Encyclopedia Britannica

The History of the Peloponnesian War by Thucydides (indirect)

Het ||Siciliaanse Avontuur : Uit de historie van de Peloponnesische oorlog by Thucydides (indirect)

The Histories by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 1: Clio by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 2: Euterpe by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 3: Thalia by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 4: Melpomene by Herodotus (indirect)

The Histories (Books 5 to 9) by Hérodote (indirect)

Historiae 6: Erato by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 7: Polymnia by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 8: Urania by Herodotus (indirect)

Herodotus: Histories Book IX (Cambridge Greek and Latin Classics) by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 5: Terpsichore by Herodotus (indirect)

The madness of Cambyses by Herodotus (indirect)

Britannica Great Books: Plato by Encyclopedia Britannica

Charmides by Plato (indirect)

Lysis by Plato (indirect)

Laches by Plato (indirect)

Protagoras [Translation] by Plato (indirect)

Euthydemus [Translation] by Plato (indirect)

Cratylus [Translation] by Plato (indirect)

Zevende brief by Plato (indirect)

Dialogues of Plato, The: Translated into English with Analyses and Introductions. In Five Volumes, Vol. V by Plato

Britannica Great Books: Freud by Sigmund Freud

The principles of psychology by William James

Principles of Psychology, Vol. 2 by William James (indirect)

The Principles of Psychology, Vol. 1 by William James (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov by Fyodor Dostoevsky

The Grand Inquisitor by Fyodor Dostoevsky (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (1/2) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (2/2) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (1/3) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (2/3) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (3/3) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (1/4) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (2/4) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (3/4) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov (4/4) by Fedor Mikhaïlovitch Dostoïevski (indirect)

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy

War and Peace (1/2) by Leo Tolstoy (indirect)

War and Peace (2/2) by Leo Tolstoy (indirect)

War and Peace (1/3) by Leo Tolstoy (indirect)

War and Peace (2/3) by Leo Tolstoy (indirect)

War and Peace (3/3) by Leo Tolstoy (indirect)

War and Peace (1/4) by Léon Tolstoï (indirect)

War and Peace (2/4) by Leo Tolstoy (indirect)

War and Peace (3/4) by Lew Tolstoj (indirect)

War and Peace (4/4) by Leo Tolstoi (indirect)

Война и мир 3-4 by Л. Н. Толстой (indirect)

Capital / Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx (indirect)

Capital by Karl Marx (indirect)

On the Origin of Species / The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin

On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (indirect)

Hosts of Living Forms (Penguin Great Ideas) by Charles Darwin (indirect)

The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin (indirect)

Great Books of the Western World volume 48 Melville

Moby Dick by Herman Melville

Faust I & II by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Faust, Part One by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (indirect)

Faust, Part Two by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (indirect)

Goethe: Great Books Vol. 47

Britannica Great Books: Hegel by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Hegel's Philosophy of Right. by Georg Friedrich Wilhelm Hegel (indirect)

The Philosophy of History by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (indirect)

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There is no better way to own and appreciate the world's greatest written works. Great Books of the Western World is one of the most acclaimed publishing feats of our time. Authoritative, accurate, and complete, this collection represents the essential core of the Western literary canon, compiling 517 of the most significant achievements in literature, history, philosophy, and science into a color-coded set as handsome as it is affordable. From the ancient classics to the newest masterpieces of the 20th century, Great Books traces the ideas, stories, and discoveries that have shaped modern civilization. Volumes 1 and 2 of this collection is the Syntopicon, a unique two-volume guide (not sold separately) that enables you to investigate a particular idea and compare what different authors have to say about it. The Syntopicon comprises a new kind of reference work -- accomplishing for ideas what the dictionary accomplishes for words and the encyclopaedia accomplishes for facts. Also included is the Great Conversation, featuring fascinating background information, extensive timelines, photos, and quotes from the classic works and their authors. 60 volumes Individual Volume Size: 9 1/2" H x 1"-2" W (Across Spine) x 6 1/2" D Overall Width of Set: 65"(5'5") Special colors on the Great Books' spines guide you quickly to the four subject areas -

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