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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 |
Just the documents. ( )
  DeaconBernie | Sep 3, 2009 |
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 Mortimer Jerome Adler

Britannica Great Books: Syntopicon II by Mortimer J. Adler

The Iliad and the Odyssey by Homer

The Odyssey by Homer (indirect)

The Odyssey, Books 13-24 by Homer (indirect)

The Odyssey: Books 1-12 (The Loeb Classical Library, No 104) by Homer (indirect)

De dolinge van Ulysse : Homerus' Odysseia I-XVIII in Nederlandse verzen van Dierick Volckertsz. Coornhert 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 Aeschylus

Agamemnon; Choephori; Eumenides; The Persians; Prometheus Bound; Seven Against Thebes; and The Suppliants by Aeschylus (indirect)

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

The Oresteia by Aeschylus (indirect)

Agamemnon by Aeschylus (indirect)

Eumenides by Aeschylus (indirect)

Choephori by Aeschylus (indirect)

The Oresteia of Aeschylus. Vol. 1 by Aeschylus (indirect)

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

Prometheus Bound by Aeschylus (indirect)

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

The Persians by Aeschylus (indirect)

The Seven Against Thebes by Aeschylus (indirect)

The Suppliants by Aeschylus (indirect)

The Complete Plays of Sophocles by Sophocles (indirect)

The Three Theban Plays: Antigone ; Oedipus at Colonus ; Oedipus the King by Sophocles (indirect)

Oedipus the King by Sophocles (indirect)

Oedipus at Colonus by Sophocles (indirect)

Antigone by Sophocles (indirect)

Ajax by Sophocles (indirect)

Electra by Sophocles (indirect)

Trachiniae [in Greek] by Sophocles (indirect)

Philoctetes by Sophocles (indirect)

Euripides by Euripides (indirect)

Rhesus by Euripides (indirect)

Medea by Euripides (indirect)

Hippolytus by Euripides (indirect)

Euripides' Alcestis by Euripides (indirect)

The Children of Heracles by Euripides (indirect)

The Suppliant Women by Euripides (indirect)

The Trojan Women by Euripides (indirect)

Bacchae by Euripides (indirect)

Electra by Euripides (indirect)

Helen by Euripides (indirect)

Heracles by Euripides (indirect)

Hecuba by Euripides (indirect)

Cyclops by Euripides (indirect)

Ion by Euripides (indirect)

Orestes by Euripides (indirect)

Iphigenia in Tauris by Euripides (indirect)

Iphigenia in Aulis by Euripides (indirect)

Andromache by Euripides (indirect)

The Phoenician Women by Euripides (indirect)

The Complete Plays of Aristophanes by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Acharnians by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Knights by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Clouds by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Wasps by Aristophanes (indirect)

Peace by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Birds by Aristophanes (indirect)

Lysistrata by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Women at the Thesmophoria by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Frogs by Aristophanes (indirect)

The Assembly-Women by Aristophanes (indirect)

Wealth by Aristophanes (indirect)

Britannica Great Books: Herodotus and Thucydides by Herodotus

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)

L'Enquête. Livres V à IX by Hérodote (indirect)

Historiae 6: Erato by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 7: Polymnia by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 8: Urania by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 9: Calliope by Herodotus (indirect)

Historiae 5: Terpsichore by Herodotus (indirect)

Britannica Great Books: Plato by Plato

The Charmides by Plato (indirect)

Lysis by Plato (indirect)

Laches by Plato (indirect)

Protagoras by Plato (indirect)

Euthydemus by Plato (indirect)

Cratylus 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 Dostoyevsky (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov: Volume 1 by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (indirect)

The Brothers Karamazov: Volume 2 by Fyodor Dostoyevsky (indirect)

Tolstoy (Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 51) by Great Books Britannica

War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy (indirect)

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

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

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

Britannia Great Books #51: War and Peace (Tolstoy)

Great Books of the Western World volume 51 Tolstoy

Marx (Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 50) by Great Books Britannica

Capital by Karl Marx (indirect)

Capital / Manifesto of the Communist Party by Karl Marx (indirect)

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx (indirect)

Great Books of the Western World volume 50 Marx

Great Books #51 - Tolstoy

Tolstoy: Great Books Vol. 51

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

On the Origin of Species by Charles Darwin (indirect)

Hosts of Living Forms 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 (indirect)

Melville (Great Books of the Western World, Vol. 48) by Great Books Britannica

Moby Dick by Herman Melville (indirect)

Faust by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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

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

Johann Wolfgang von Goethe (The Great Books of the Western World, Volume XLVII) by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

Goethe: Great Books Vol. 47

Britannica Great Books: Hegel by Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel

Hegel's Philosophy of Right. [Subtitle]: Translated with notes by T.M.Knox. (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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