Great Books of the Western World

  1. The Great Conversation
  2. The Great Ideas – A Syntopicon I: Angel to Love
  3. The Great Ideas – A Syntopicon II: Man to World
  4. Homer
    1. The Illiad
    2. The Odyssey
  5. Aeschylus, Sophocles, Euripides, Aristophanes
    1. Aeschylus
      1. The Suppliant Maidesn
      2. The Persians
      3. The Seven Against Thebes
      4. Prometheus Bound
      5. Agamemnon
      6. Choephoroe
      7. Eumenides
    2. Sophocles
      1. Oedipus the King
      2. Oedipus at Colunus
      3. Antigone
      4. Ajax
      5. Electra
      6. Trachiniae
      7. Philoctetes
    3. Euripides
      1. Rhesus
      2. Medea
      3. Hippolytus
      4. Alcestis
      5. Heracleidae
      6. The Suppliants
      7. The Trojan Women
      8. Ion
      9. Helen
      10. Andromache
      11. Electra
      12. The Bacchantes
      13. Hecuba
      14. Heracles Mad
      15. The Phoenician Maidens
      16. Orestes
      17. Iphigenia Among the Tauri
      18. Iphigenia at Aulis
      19. The Cyclops
    4. Aristophanes
      1. The Acharnians
      2. The Knights
      3. The Clouds
      4. The Wasps
      5. The Peace
      6. The Birds
      7. The Frogs
      8. The Lysistrata
      9. The Thesmophoriazusae
      10. The Ecclesiazusae
      11. The Plutus
  6. Herodotus, Thucydides
    1. Herodotus – The Histories
      1. Book 1 – Clio
      2. Book 2 – Eurterpé
      3. Book 3 – Thalia
      4. Book 4 – Melpomene
      5. Book 5 – Terpsichore
      6. Book 6 – Erato
      7. Book 7 – Polymnia
      8. Book 8 – Urania
      9. Book 9 – Calliope
    2. Thucydides – The History of the Peloponnesian War
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
  7. Plato
    1. Charmides
    2. Lysis
    3. Laches
    4. Protagoras
    5. Euthydemus
    6. Craytlus
    7. Phaedrus
    8. Ion
    9. Symposium
    10. Meno
    11. Euthyphro
    12. Apology
    13. Crito
    14. Phaedo
    15. Gorgias
    16. The Republic
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
    17. Timaeus
    18. Critias
    19. Parmenides
    20. Theaetetus
    21. Sophist
    22. Statesman
    23. Philebus
    24. Laws
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
    25. The Seventh Letter
  8. Aristotle 1
    1. Logic (Organon)
      1. Categories
      2. On Interpretation
      3. Prior Analytics
      4. Posterior Analytics
      5. Topics
      6. On Sophistical Refutations
    2. Physical Treastises
      1. Physics
      2. On the Heavens
      3. On Generation & Corruption
      4. Meterology
    3. Metaphysics
    4. On the Soul
    5. Short Physical Treastises
      1. On Sense & the Sensible
      2. On Memory & Reminiscence
      3. On Sleep & Sleeplessness
      4. On Dreams
      5. On Prophesying by Dreams
      6. On Longevity & Shortness of Life
      7. On Youth & Old Age, One Life & Death, On Breathing
  9. Aristotle II
    1. Biological Treatises
      1. History of Animals
        1. Book 1
        2. Book 2
        3. Book 3
        4. Book 4
        5. Book 5
        6. Book 6
        7. Book 7
        8. Book 8
        9. Book 9
      2. On the Parts of Animals
        • Book 1
        • Book 2
        • Book 3
        • Book 4
      3. On the Motion of Animals (Chapters 1-11)
      4. On the Gait of Animals (Chapters 1-19)
      5. On the Generation of Animals
        1. Part 1
        2. Part 2
        3. Part 3
        4. Part 4
    2. Nicomachean Ethics
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
    3.  Politics
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
    4. The Athenian Constitution
      • Part 1 (Sections 1-41)
      • Part 2 (Sections 42-69)
    5. Rhetoric
      • Book 1
      • Book 2
      • Book 3
    6. On Poetics (Chapters 1-26)
  10. Hippocrates, Galen
    1. Hippocrates
      1. The Oath
      2. On Ancient Medicine
      3. On Airs, Waters & Places
      4. The Book of Prognostics
      5. On Regimen in Acute Diseases
      6. Of the Epidemics
      7. Of Injuries of the Head
      8. On the Surgery
      9. On Fractures
      10. On the Articulations
      11. Instruments of Reductions
      12. Aphorisms
      13. The Law
      14. On Ulcers
      15. On Fistulae
      16. On Hemerrhoids
      17. On the Sacred Disease
    2. Galen – On the Natural Faculties
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
  11. Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius of Perga, Nicomachus
    1. Euclid
      1. Elements
        1. Book 1
        2. Book 2
        3. Book 3
        4. Book 4
        5. Book 5
        6. Book 6
        7. Book 7
        8. Book 8
        9. Book 9
        10. Book 10
        11. Book 11
        12. Book 12
        13. Book 13
      2. Archimedes
        1. On the Sphere & Cylinder, Book 1
        2. On the Sphere & Cylinder, Book 2
        3. Measurement of a Circle
        4. On Conoids & Spheroids
        5. On Spirals
        6. On the Equilibrium of Planes, Book 1
        7. On the Equilibrium of Planes, Book 2
        8. The Sand-Reckoner
        9. Quadrature of the Parabola
        10. On Floating Bodies, Book 1
        11. On Floating Bodies, Book 2
        12. Book of Lemmas
        13. The Method Treating of Mechanical Problems
      3. Apollonius of Perga – Conics
        1. Book 1
        2. Book 2
        3. Book 3
      4. Nicomachus – Introduction to Arithmetic
        1. Book 1
        2. Book 2
  12. Lucretius, Epictetus, Marcus Aurelius
    1. Lucretius – On the Nature of Things
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
    2. Epictetus – The Discourses
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
    3. Marcus Aurelius
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
  13. Virgil
    1. The Eclogues
      1. Eclogue 1
      2. Eclogue 2
      3. Eclogue 3
      4. Eclogue 4
      5. Eclogue 5
      6. Eclogue 6
      7. Eclogue 7
      8. Eclogue 8
      9. Eclogue 9
    2. The Georgics
      1. Georgic 1
      2. Georgic 2
      3. Georgic 3
      4. Georgic 4
    3. The Aeneid
      1. Aeneid 2
      2. Aeneid 2
      3. Aeneid 3
      4. Aeneid 4
      5. Aeneid 5
      6. Aeneid 6
      7. Aeneid 7
      8. Aeneid 8
      9. Aeneid 9
      10. Aeneid 10
      11. Aeneid 11
      12. Aeneid 12
  14. Plutarch
    1. The Lives of the Noble Grecians & Romans
      1. Theseus
      2. Romulus
      3. Romulus & Theseus Compared
      4. Lycurgus
      5. Numa Pompilius
      6. Lycurgus & Numa Compared
      7. Themistocles
      8. Camillus
      9. Pericles
      10. Fabius
      11. Fabius & Pericles Compared
      12. Alcibiades
      13. Coriolanus
      14. Alcibiades & Coriolanus Compared
      15. Timoleon
      16. Aemilius Paulus
      17. Aemilius Paulus & Timoleon Compared
      18. Pelopidas
      19. Marcellus
      20. Marcellus & Pelopidas Compared
      21. Aristides
      22. Marcus Cato
      23. Aristides & Marcus Cato Compared
      24. Philopoeman
      25. Flaminius
      26. Flaminius & Philopoeman Compared
      27. Pyrrhus
      28. Caius Marius
      29. Lysander
      30. Sulla
      31. Lysander & Sulla Compared
      32. Cimon
      33. Lucullus
      34. Cimon & Lucullus Compared
      35. Nicias
      36. Crassus
      37. Crassus & Nicias Compared
      38. Sertorius
      39. Eumenus
      40. Eumenus & Sertiorius Compared
      41. Agesilaus
      42. Pompey
      43. Agesilaus & Pompey Compared
      44. Alexander
      45. Caesar
      46. Phocion
      47. Cato the Younger
      48. Agis
      49. Cleomenes
      50. Tiberius Gracchus
      51. Caius Gracchus
      52. Caius & Tiberius Gracchus & Agis & Cleomenes Compared
      53. Demosthenes
      54. Cicero
      55. Cicero & Demosthenes Compared
      56. Demetrius
      57. Antony
      58. Antony & Demetrius Compared
      59. Dion
      60. Marcus Brutus
      61. Brutus & Dion Compared
      62. Aratus
      63. Artaxerxes
      64. Galba
      65. Otho
  15. Tacitus
    1. The Annals
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
      13. Book 13
      14. Book 14
      15. Book 15
      16. Book 16
    2. The Histories
      1. Book 1: January-March, A.D. 69
      2. Book 2: March-August, A.D. 69
      3. Book 3: September-December, A.D. 69
      4. Book 4: January-November, A.D. 70
      5. Book 5: A.D. 70
  16. Ptolemy, Copernicus, Kepler
    1. Ptolemy – The Almagest
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
      13. Book 13
      14. Appendix A
      15. Appendix B
      16. Appendix C
    2. Copernicus – On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
    3. Kepler – Epitome of Copernican Astronomy
      1. Book 4
        1. Part 1
        2. Part 2
        3. Part 3
      2. Book 5
        1. Letter of Dedication
        2. Part 1
        3. Part 2
  17. Plotinus
    1. 1st Ennead
      1. Tractate 1
      2. Tractate 2
      3. Tractate 3
      4. Tractate 4
      5. Tractate 5
      6. Tractate 6
      7. Tractate 7
      8. Tractate 8
      9. Tractate 9
    2. 2nd Ennead
      1. Tractate 1
      2. Tractate 2
      3. Tractate 3
      4. Tractate 4
      5. Tractate 5
      6. Tractate 6
      7. Tractate 7
      8. Tractate 8
      9. Tractate 9
    3. 3rd Ennead
      1. Tractate 1
      2. Tractate 2
      3. Tractate 3
      4. Tractate 4
      5. Tractate 5
      6. Tractate 6
      7. Tractate 7
      8. Tractate 8
      9. Tractate 9
    4. Fifth Ennead
      1. Tractate 1
      2. Tractate 2
      3. Tractate 3
      4. Tractate 4
      5. Tractate 5
      6. Tractate 6
      7. Tractate 7
      8. Tractate 8
      9. Tractate 9
    5. Sixth Ennead
      1. Tractate 1
      2. Tractate 2
      3. Tractate 3
      4. Tractate 4
      5. Tractate 5
      6. Tractate 6
      7. Tractate 7
      8. Tractate 8
      9. Tractate 9
  18. Augustine
    1. The Confessions
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
      13. Book 13
    2. The City of God
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
      13. Book 13
      14. Book 14
      15. Book 15
      16. Book 16
      17. Book 17
      18. Book 18
      19. Book 19
      20. Book 20
      21. Book 21
      22. Book 22
    3. On Christian Doctrine
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
  19. Thomas Aquinas 1
    • Summa Theologica
      1. First Part
        1. Treatise on God (QQ 1-26)
        2. Treatise on the Trinity (QQ 27-43)
        3. Treatise on the Creation (QQ 44-49)
        4. Treatise on the Angels (QQ 50-64)
        5. Treatise on the Work of the 6 Days (QQ 65-74)
        6. Treatise on Man (QQ 75-102)
        7. Treatise on the Divine Government (QQ 103-119)
      2. Second Part
        1. Part 1 of the 2nd Part
          1. Treatise on the Last End (QQ 1-5)
          2. Treatise on Human Acts (QQ 6-48)
  20. Thomas Aquinas 2
    • Summa Theologica
      • Part 1 of the 2nd Part
        • 3 – Treatise of Habits (QQ 49-89)
        • 4 – Treatise on Law (QQ 90-108)
        • 5 – Treatise on Grace (QQ 109-114)
      • Part 2 of the 2nd Part
        1. Treatise on Faith, Hope & Charity (QQ 1-46
        2. Treatise on Active & Contemplative Life (QQ 179-182)
        3. Treatise on the States of Life (QQ 183-189)
      • Part 3
        1. Prologue
          1. Treatise on the Incarnation (QQ 1-26)
          2. Treatise on the Sacraments (QQ 60-65)
        2. Supplement to the 3rd Part
          1. Treatise on the Resurrection (QQ 69-86)
          2. Treatise on the Last Things (QQ 87-99)
  21. Dante
    • The Divine Comedy
      • Hell
        1. Canto 1
        2. Canto
        3. Canto
        4. Canto
        5. Canto
        6. Canto 6
        7. Canto 7
        8. Canto 8
        9. Canto 9
        10. Canto 10
        11. Canto 11
        12. Canto 12
        13. Canto 13
        14. Canto 14
        15. Canto 15
        16. Canto 16
        17. Canto 17
        18. Canto 18
        19. Canto 19
        20. Canto 20
        21. Canto 21
        22. Canto 22
        23. Canto 23
        24. Canto 24
        25. Canto 25
        26. Canto 26
        27. Canto 27
        28. Canto 28
        29. Canto 29
        30. Canto 30
        31. Canto 31
        32. Canto 32
        33. Canto 33
        34. Canto 34
      • Paradise
        1. Canto 1
        2. Canto 2
        3. Canto 3
        4. Canto 4
        5. Canto 5
        6. Canto 6
        7. Canto 7
        8. Canto 8
        9. Canto 9
        10. Canto 10
        11. Canto 11
        12. Canto 12
        13. Canto 13
        14. Canto 14
        15. Canto 15
        16. Canto 16
        17. Canto 17
        18. Canto 18
        19. Canto 19
        20. Canto 20
        21. Canto 21
        22. Canto 22
        23. Canto 23
        24. Canto 24
        25. Canto 25
        26. Canto 26
        27. Canto 27
        28. Canto 28
        29. Canto 29
        30. Canto 30
        31. Canto 31
        32. Canto 32
        33. Canto 33
      • Paradise
        1. Canto 1
        2. Canto 2
        3. Canto 3
        4. Canto 4
        5. Canto 5
        6. Canto 6
        7. Canto 7
        8. Canto 8
        9. Canto 9
        10. Canto 10
        11. Canto 11
        12. Canto 12
        13. Canto 13
        14. Canto 14
        15. Canto 15
        16. Canto 16
        17. Canto 17
        18. Canto 18
        19. Canto 19
        20. Canto 20
        21. Canto 21
        22. Canto 22
        23. Canto 23
        24. Canto 24
        25. Canto 25
        26. Canto 26
        27. Canto 27
        28. Canto 28
        29. Canto 29
        30. Canto 30
        31. Canto 31
        32. Canto 32
        33. Canto 33
  22. Chaucer
    1. Troilus & Cressida
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
    2. The Canterbury Tales
      1. The Prologue
      2. The Knight’s Tale
      3. The Miller’s Prologue
      4. The Miller’s Tale
      5. The Reeve’s Prologue
      6. The Reeve’s Tale
      7. The Cook’s Prologue
      8. The Cook’s Tale
      9. Introduction to the Man of Law’s Prologue
      10. The Man of Law’s Prologue
      11. The Man of Law’s Tale
      12. The Wife of Bath’s Prologue
      13. The Wife of Bath’s Tale
      14. The Friar’s Prologue
      15. The Friar’s Tale
      16. The Summoner’s Prologue
      17. The Summoner’s Tale
      18. The Clerk’s Prologue
      19. The Clerk’s Tale
      20. The Merchant’s Prologue
      21. The Merchant’s Tale
      22. Epilogue to the Merchant’s Tale
      23. The Squire’s Prologue
      24. The Squire’s Tale
      25. The Words of the Franklin
      26. The Franklin’s Prologue
      27. The Franklin’s Tale
      28. The Words of the Host
      29. The Prologue of the Pardoner’s Tale
      30. The Pardoner’s Tale
      31. The Shipman’s Prologue
      32. The Shipman’s Tale
      33. The Prioress’ Prologue
      34. The Prioress’ Tale
      35. Prologue to Sir Thopas
      36. Sir Thopas
      37. Prologue to Melibeus
      38. The Tale of Melibeus
      39. The Monk’s Prologue
      40. The Monk’s Tale
        1. Lucifer
        2. Adam
        3. Sampson
        4. Hercules
        5. Nebuchadnezzar
        6. Belshazzar
        7. Zenobia
        8. Nero
        9. Of Holofernes
        10. Of the Famous King Antiochus
        11. Of Alexander
        12. Of Julius Caesar
        13. Croesus
        14. Of King Pedro of Spain
        15. Of King Peter of Cyprus
        16. Of Bernabo of Lombardy
        17. Of Ugolino
        18. Count of Pisa
      41. The Prologue of the Nun’s Priest’s Tale
      42. The Nun’s Priest’s Tale
      43. Epilogue to the Nun’s Priest’s Tale
      44. The Second Nun’s Prologue
      45. The Second Nun’s Tale
      46. The Canon’s Yeoman’s Prologue
      47. The Canon’s Yeoman’s Tale
      48. The Manciple’s Prologue
      49. The Manciple’s Tale
      50. The Parson’s Prologue
      51. The Parson’s Tale
      52. L’Envoi
  23. Machiavelli, Hobbes
    1. Machiavelli – The Prince (Chapters 1-26)
    2. Thomas Hobbes – Leviathan
      • Part 1 – Of Man (Chapters 1-16)
      • Part 2 – Of Commonwealth (Chapters 17-31)
      • Part 3 – Of a Christian Commonwealth (Chapters 32-43)
      • Part 4 – Of The Kingdom of Darkness (Chapters 44-47)
  24. Rabelais
    • Gargantua & Pantagruel
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
  25. Montaigne
    • The Essays
      • Book 1
        1. That men by various ways arrive at the same end
        2. Of Sorrow
        3. That our affections carry themselves beyond us
        4. That the soul discharges her passions upon false objects, where the true are wanting
        5. Whether the governor of a place besieged ought himself to go out to parley
        6. That the hour of parley is dangerous
        7. That the intention is judge of our actions
        8. Of idleness
        9. Of liars
        10. Of quick or slow speech
        11. Of prognostications
        12. Of constancy
        13. The ceremony of the interview of princes
        14. That men are justly punished for being obstinate in the defence of a fort that is not in reason to be defended
        15. Of the punishment of cowardice
        16. A proceeding of some ambassadors
        17. Of fear
        18. That men are not to judge of our happiness till after death
        19. That to study philosophy is to learn to die
        20. Of the force of imagination
        21. That the profit of one man is the damage of another
        22. Of custom, and that we should not easily change a law received
        23. Various events from the same counsel
        24. Of pedantry
        25. Of the education of children
        26. That it is folly to measure truth and error by our own capacity
        27. Of friendship
        28. Nine-and-twenty sonnets of Estienne de la Boetie
        29. Of moderation
        30. Of cannibals
        31. That a man is soberly to judge of the divine ordinances
        32. That we are to avoid pleasures, even at the expense of life
        33. That fortune is oftentimes observed to act by the rule of reason
        34. Of one defect in our government
        35. Of the custom of wearing clothes
        36. Of Cato the Younger
        37. That we laugh and cry for the same thing
        38. Of solitude
        39. A consideration upon Cicero
        40. That the relish of good and evil depends in a great measure upon the opinion we have of them
        41. Not to communicate a man’s honour
        42. Of the inequality amongst us
        43. Of sumptuary laws
        44. Of sleep
        45. Of the battle of Dreux
        46. Of names
        47. Of the uncertainty of our judgment
        48. Of war-horses, or destriers
        49. Of ancient customs
        50. Of Democritus and Heraclitus
        51. Of the vanity of words
        52. Of the parsimony of the Ancients
        53. Of a saying of Caesar
        54. Of vain subtleties
        55. Of smells
        56. Of prayers
        57. Of age
      • Book 2
        1. Of the inconstancy of our actions
        2. Of drunkenness
        3. A custom of the Isle of Cea
        4. To-morrow’s a new day
        5. Of conscience
        6. Use makes perfect
        7. Of recompenses of honour
        8. Of the affection of fathers to their children
        9. Of the arms of the Parthians
        10. Of books
        11. Of cruelty
        12. The Apology of Raymond Sebond
        13. Of judging of the death of another
        14. That the mind hinders itself
        15. That our desires are augmented by difficulty
        16. Of glory
        17. Of presumption
        18. Of giving the lie
        19. Of liberty of conscience
        20. That we taste nothing pure
        21. Against idleness
        22. Of Posting
        23. Of ill means employed to a good end
        24. Of the Roman grandeur
        25. Not to counterfeit being sick
        26. Of thumbs
        27. Cowardice the mother of cruelty
        28. All things have their season
        29. Of virtue
        30. Of a monstrous child
        31. Of anger
        32. Defence of Seneca and Plutarch
        33. The story of Spurina
        34. Means to carry on a war according to Julius Caesar
        35. Of three good women
        36. Of the most excellent men
        37. Of the resemblance of children to their fathers
      • Book 3
        1. Of Profit and Honesty
        2. Of Repentance
        3. Of Three Commerces
        4. Of Diversion
        5. Upon Some verses of Virgil
        6. Of Coaches
        7. Of the Inconvenience of Greatness
        8. Of the Art of Conference
        9. Of Vanity
        10. Of Managing the Will
        11. Of Cripples
        12. Of Physiognomy
        13. Of Experience
  26. Shakespeare 1
    1. Henry VI Part 1
    2. Henry VI Part 2
    3. Henry VI Part 3
    4. Richard III
    5. The Comedy of Errors
    6. Titus Andronicus
    7. The Taming of the Shrew
    8. The Two Gentlemen of Verona
    9. Love’s Labour’s Lost
    10. Romeo & Juliet
    11. Richard II
    12. A Midsummer-Night’s Dream
    13. King John
    14. The Merchant of Venice
    15. Henry IV Part 1
    16. Henry IV Part 2
    17. Much Ado About Nothing
    18. Henry V
    19. Julius Caesar
    20. As You Like It
  27. Shakespeare 2
    1. Twelfth Night; or, What You Will
    2. Hamlet
    3. The Merry Wives of Windsor
    4. Troilus & Cressida
    5. All’s Well That Ends Well
    6. Measure for Measure
    7. Othello, the Merchant of Venice
    8. King Lear
    9. Macbeth
    10. Antony & Cleopatra
    11. Coriolanus
    12. Timon of Athens
    13. Pericles, Prince of Tyre
    14. Cymbeline
    15. The Winter’s Tale
    16. The Tempest
    17. Henry VIII
    18. Sonnets
  28. Gilbert, Galileo, Harvey
    1. Gilbert – On the Loadstone & Magnetic Bodies
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
    2. Galileo – Concerning the Two New Sciences
      1. First New Science, Treating of the Resistance which Solid Bodies Offer to Fracture. First Day
      2. Concerning the Cause of Cohesion. Second Day
      3. Second New Science, Treating of Motion. Third Day
      4. Uniform Motion
      5. Naturally Accelerated Motion
      6. Violent Motions. Projectiles. Fourth Day
    3. Harvey
      1. On the Motion of the Heart & Blood in Animals
      2. On the Circulation of Blood
      3. On the Generation of Animals
  29. Cervantes
    • Don Quixote de la Mancha
      1. Part 1
      2. Part 2
  30. Bacon
    1. Advancement of Learning
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
    2. Novum Organum
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
    3. New Atlantis
  31. Descartes, Spinoza
    1. Descartes
      1. Rules for the Direction of the Mind
      2. Discourse on the Method of Rightly Conducting the Reason
      3. Meditations on First Philosophy
      4. Objections Against the Meditations & Replies
      5. The Geometry
    2. Spinoza
      1. Part 1 – Of God
      2. Part 2 – Of the Nature & Origin of the Mind
      3. Part 3 – Of the Origin & Nature of the Affects
      4. Part 4 – Of Human Bondage or of the Strength of the Affects
      5. Part 5 – Of the Power of the Intellect, or of Human Liberty
  32. Milton
    1. Poems
    2. Sonnets
    3. Psalms
    4. Paradise Lost
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
    5. Samson Agonistes
    6. Areopagitica
  33. Pascal
    1. The Provincial Letters (Letters 1-18, Fragment of 19th)
    2. Pensées
      1. Section 1 – Thoughts on Mind & on Style
      2. Section 2 – The Misery of Man Without God
      3. Section 3 – Of the Necessity of the Wager
      4. Section 4 – Of the Means of Belief
      5. Section 5 – Justice & the Reason of Effects
      6. Section 6 – The Philosophers
      7. Section 7 – Morality & Doctrine
      8. Section 8 – The Fundamentals of the Christian Religion
      9. Section 9 – Perpetuity
      10. Section 10 – Typology
      11. Section 11 – The Prophecies
      12. Section 12 – Proofs of Jesus Christ
      13. Section 13 – The Miracles
      14. Section 14 – Appendix: Polemical Fragments
    3. Scientific Treatises
      1. Preface to the Treatise on the Vacuum
      2. New Experiments Concerning the Vacuum
      3. Account of the Great Experiment Concerning the Equilibrium of Fluids
      4. Treatises on the Equilibrium of Liquids & on the Weight of the Mass of Air
      5. On Geometrical Demonstration
      6. Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle
      7. Correspondence with Fermat on the Theory of Probabilities
  34. Newton, Huygens
    1. Newton
      1. Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy
        1. Book 1 – The Motion of Bodies
        2. Book 2 – The Motion of Bodies (In Resisting Mediums)
        3. Book 3 – The System of the World (In Mathematical Treatment)
      2. Optics
        1. Book 1
        2. Book 2
        3. Book 3
    2. Huygens
      • Treatise on Light
        1. Chapter 1
        2. Chapter 2
        3. Chapter 3
        4. Chapter 4
        5. Chapter 5
        6. Chapter 6
  35. Locke, Berkeley, Hume
    1. Locke
      1. A Letter Concerning Toleration
      2. Concerning Civil Government, Second Essay
      3. An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
    2. George Berkeley
      • The Principles of Human Knowledge
    3. David Hume
      • An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding
  36. Swift, Sterne
    1. Swift
      • Gulliver’s Travels
        1. Introduction, Part 1 – A Voyage to Lilliput
        2. Part 2 – A Voyage to Brobdingnag
        3. Part 3 – A Voyage to Laputa, Balnibarbi, Luggnagg, Glubbdubdrib & Japan
        4. Part 4 – A Voyage to the Country of the Houyhnhnms
    2. Sterne
      • Tristam Shandy
        1. Book 1
        2. Book 2
        3. Book 3
        4. Book 4
        5. Book 5
        6. Book 6
        7. Book 7
        8. Book 8
        9. Book 9
  37. Fielding
    • The History of Tom Jones, A Foundling
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
      13. Book 13
      14. Book 14
      15. Book 15
      16. Book 16
      17. Book 17
      18. Book 18
  38. Montesquieu, Rousseau
    1. Montesquieu – The Spirit of Laws
      1. Book 1 – Of Laws in General
      2. Book 2 – Of Laws Directly Derived from the Nature of Government
      3. Book 3 – Of the Principles of the 3 Kinds of Government
      4. Book 4 – That the Laws of Education Ought to Be in Relation to the Principles of Government
      5. Book 5 – That the Laws Given by the Legislator Ought to Be in Relation to the Principle of Government
      6. Book 6 – Consequences of the Principles of Different Governments with Respect to the Simplicity of Civil & Criminal Laws, the Form of Judgments & the Inflicting of Punishments
      7. Book 7 – Consequences of the Different Principles of the 3 Governments with Respect to Sumptuary Laws, Luxury & the Condition of Women
      8. Book 8 – Of the Corruption of the Principles of the 3 Governments
      9. Book 9 – Of Laws in the Relation They Bear to a Defensive Force
      10. Book 10 – Of Laws in the Relation They Bear to Offensive Force
      11. Book 11 – Of the Laws Which Establish Political Liberty, with Regard to the Constitution
      12. Book 12 – Of the Laws That Form Political Liberty, in Relation to the Subject
      13. Book 13 – Of the Relation Which the Levying of Taxes & the Greatness of the Public Revenues Bear to Liberty
      14. Book 14 – Of the Laws in Relation to the Nature of the Climate
      15. Book 15 – In What Manner the Laws of Civil Slavery Relate to the Nature of the Climate
      16. Book 16 – How the Laws of Domestic Slavery Bear Relation to the Nature of the Climate
      17. Book 17 – How the Laws of Political Servitude Bear a Relation to the Nature of the Climate
      18. Book 18 – Of Laws in the Relation They Bear to the Nature of the Soil
      19. Book 19 – Of Laws in Relation to the Principles Which Form the General Spirit, Morals, & Customs of a Nation
      20. Book 20 – Of Laws in Relation to Commerce, Considered in its Nature & Distinctions
      21. Book 21 – Of Laws in Relation to Commerce, Considered in the Revolutions It Has Met With in the World
      22. Book 22 – Of Laws in Relation to the Use of Money
      23. Book 23 – Of Laws in the Relation They Bear to the Number of Inhabitants
      24. Book 24 – Of Laws in Relation to Religion, Considered in Itself & in Its Doctrine
      25. Book 25 – Of Laws in Relation to the Establishment of Religion & its External Polity
      26. Book 26 – Of Laws in Relation to the Order of Things Which They Determine
      27. Book 27
      28. Book 28 – Of the Origin & Revolutions of the Civil Laws Among the French
      29. Book 29 – Of the Manner of Composing Laws
      30. Book 30 – Theory of the Feudal Laws among the Franks in the Relation They Bear to the Establishment of the Monarchy
      31. Book 31 – Theory of the Feudal Laws among the Franks, in the Relation They Bear to the Revolutions of their Monarchy
    2. Rousseau
      1. A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality
      2. A Discourse on Political Economy
      3. The Social Contract
        1. Book 1
        2. Book 2
        3. Book 3
        4. Book 4
  39. Adam Smith
    • An Inquiry Into the Nature & Causes of the Wealth of Nations
      1. Book 1 – Of the Causes of Improvement in the Productive Powers of Labour & of the Order According to Which its Produce is Naturally Distributed Among the Different Ranks of the People
      2. Book 2 – Of the Nature, Accumulation, & Employment of Stock
      3. Book 3 – Of the Different Progress of Opulence in Different Nations
      4. Book 4 – Of Systems of Political Economy
      5. Book 5 – Of the Revenue of the Sovereign or Commonwealth
  40. Gibbon 1
    • The Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume 1
      1. Chapter 1
      2. Chapter 2
      3. Chapter 3
      4. Chapter 4
      5. Chapter 5
      6. Chapter 6
      7. Chapter 7
      8. Chapter 8
      9. Chapter 9
      10. Chapter 10
      11. Chapter 11
      12. Chapter 12
      13. Chapter 13
      14. Chapter 14
      15. Chapter 15
      16. Chapter 16
      17. Chapter 17
      18. Chapter 18
      19. Chapter 19
      20. Chapter 20
      21. Chapter 21
      22. Chapter 22
      23. Chapter 23
      24. Chapter 24
      25. Chapter 25
      26. Chapter 28
      27. Chapter 27
      28. Chapter 28
      29. Chapter 29
      30. Chapter 30
      31. Chapter 31
      32. Chapter 32
      33. Chapter 33
      34. Chapter 34
      35. Chapter 35
      36. Chapter 36
      37. Chapter 37
      38. Chapter 38
      39. Chapter 39
      40. Chapter 40
  41. Gibbon 2
    • The Decline & Fall of the Roman Empire, Volume2
      1. Chapter 41
      2. Chapter 42
      3. Chapter 43
      4. Chapter 44
      5. Chapter 45
      6. Chapter 46
      7. Chapter 47
      8. Chapter 48
      9. Chapter 49
      10. Chapter 50
      11. Chapter 51
      12. Chapter 52
      13. Chapter 53
      14. Chapter 54
      15. Chapter 55
      16. Chapter 56
      17. Chapter 57
      18. Chapter 58
      19. Chapter 59
      20. Chapter 60
      21. Chapter 61
      22. Chapter 62
      23. Chapter 63
      24. Chapter 64
      25. Chapter 65
      26. Chapter 66
      27. Chapter 67
      28. Chapter 68
      29. Chapter 69
      30. Chapter 70
      31. Chapter 71
  42. Kant
    1. The Critique of Pure Reason
      1. Introduction
      2. Transcendental Doctrine of Elements
      3. Transcendental Doctrine of Method
    2. Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals
      1. First Section
      2. Second Section
      3. Third Section
    3. The Critique of Practical Reason
      1. Part 1
        1. Book 1 – Elements of Pure Practical Reason
        2. Book 2 – Dialectic of Pure Practical Reason
      2. Part 2
        1. Preface & Introduction
        2. To the Metaphysical Elements of Ethics
    4. Preface & Introduction to the Metaphysic Elements of Ethics, With a Note on Conscience
    5. General Introduction to the Metaphysic of Morals
    6. The Science of Right
      1. Introduction to the Science of Right, General Definitions & Divisions
      2. 1st Part – Private Right
      3. 2nd Part – Public Right
    7. The Critique of Judgment
      1. Introduction
      2. First Part – Critique of Aesthetic Judgment
        1. Section 1 – Analytic of Aesthetic Judgment
          1. Book 1 – Analytic of the Beautiful
          2. Book 2 – Analytic of the Sublime
        2. Section 2 – Dialectic of Aesthetic Judgment
      3. Second Part – Critique of Teleological Judgment
        1. 1st Division – Analytic of Teleological Judgment
        2. 2nd Division – Dialectic of Teleological Judgment
  43. American State Papers, Federalist, J.S. Mill
    1. American State Papers
      1. Declaration of Independence
      2. Articles of Confederation
      3. The Constitution
    2. The Federalist – Alexander Hamilton, James Madison, John Jay
      1. Number 1
      2. Number 2
      3. Number 3
      4. Number 4
      5. Number 5
      6. Number 6
      7. Number 7
      8. Number 8
      9. Number 9
      10. Number 10
      11. Number 11
      12. Number 12
      13. Number 13
      14. Number 14
      15. Number 15
      16. Number 16
      17. Number 17
      18. Number 18
      19. Number 19
      20. Number 20
      21. Number 21
      22. Number 22
      23. Number 23
      24. Number 24
      25. Number 25
      26. Number 26
      27. Number 27
      28. Number 28
      29. Number 29
      30. Number 30
      31. Number 31
      32. Number 32
      33. Number 33
      34. Number 34
      35. Number 35
      36. Number 36
      37. Number 37
      38. Number 38
      39. Number 39
      40. Number 40
      41. Number 41
      42. Number 42
      43. Number 43
      44. Number 44
      45. Number 45
      46. Number 46
      47. Number 47
      48. Number 48
      49. Number 49
      50. Number 50
      51. Number 51
      52. Number 52
      53. Number 53
      54. Number 54
      55. Number 55
      56. Number 56
      57. Number 57
      58. Number 58
      59. Number 59
      60. Number 60
      61. Number 61
      62. Number 62
      63. Number 63
      64. Number 64
      65. Number 65
      66. Number 66
      67. Number 67
      68. Number 68
      69. Number 69
      70. Number 70
      71. Number 71
      72. Number 72
      73. Number 73
      74. Number 74
      75. Number 75
      76. Number 76
      77. Number 77
      78. Number 78
      79. Number 79
      80. Number 80
      81. Number 81
      82. Number 82
      83. Number 83
      84. Number 84
      85. Number 85
    3. John Stuart Mill
      1. On Liberty
        1. Introductory
        2. Of the Liberty of Thought & Discussion
        3. Of Individuality, as One of the Elements of Well-Being
        4. Of the Limits of the Authority of Society Over the Individual
        5. Applications
      2. Representative Government
        1. To What Extent Forms of Government are a Matter of Choice
        2. The Criterion of a Good Form of Government is Representative Government
        3. That the Ideally Best Form of Government is Inapplicable
        4. Under What Social Conditions Representative Government is Inapplicable
        5. Of the Proper Functions of Representative Bodies
        6. Of the Infirmities & Dangers to Which Representative Government is Liable
        7. Of True & False Democracy; Representative Bodies
        8. Of The Extent of the Suffrage
        9. Should There Be 2 Stages of Election?
        10. Of the Mode of Voting
        11. Of the Duration of Parliaments
        12. Ought Pledges to be Required from Members of Parliament?
        13. Of a Second Chamber
        14. Of the Executive in a Representative Government
        15. Of Local Representative Bodies
        16. Of Nationality, as Connected with Representative Governments
        17. Of Federal Representative Governments
        18. Of the Government of Dependencies by a Free State
      3. Utilitarianism
        1. General Remarks
        2. What Utilitarianism Is
        3. Of the Ultimate Sanction of the Principle of Utility
        4. Of What Sort of Proof the Principle of Utility is Susceptible
        5. On the Connection Between Justice & Utility
  44. Boswell
    • Life of Samuel Johnson
  45. Lavoisier, Fourier, Faraday
    1. Lavoisier – Elements of Chemistry
      1. Part 1
      2. Part 2
      3. Part 3
    2. Fourier – Theory of Heat
      1. Chapter 1 – Introduction
      2. Chapter 2 – Equations of the Movement of Heat
    3. Faraday – Experimental Researches in Electricity
      1. Series
      2. Papers
      3. Letter
  46. Hegel
    1. The Philosophy of Right
      1. Introduction
      2. Part 1
      3. Part 2
      4. Part 3
    2. The Philosophy of History
      1. Introduction
      2. Part 1 – The Oriental World
      3. Part 2 – The Greek World
      4. Part 3 – The Roman World
      5. Part 4 – The German World
  47. Goethe
    • Faust
      1. Part 1
      2. Part 2
  48. Melville
    • Moby Dick; or The Whale
  49. Darwin
    1. The Origin of the Species
      1. Chapter  1
      2. Chapter 2
      3. Chapter 3
      4. Chapter 4
      5. Chapter 5
      6. Chapter 6
      7. Chapter 7
      8. Chapter 8
      9. Chapter 9
      10. Chapter 10
      11. Chapter 11
      12. Chapter 12
      13. Chapter 13
      14. Chapter 14
      15. Chapter 15
    2. The Descent of Man
      1. Part 1 – The Descent or Origin of Man
        1. Chapter 1
        2. Chapter 2
        3. Chapter 3
        4. Chapter 4
        5. Chapter 5
        6. Chapter 6
        7. Chapter 7
      2. Part 2 – Sexual Selection
        1. Chapter 8
        2. Chapter 9
        3. Chapter 10
        4. Chapter 11
        5. Chapter 12
        6. Chapter 13
        7. Chapter 14
        8. Chapter 15
        9. Chapter 16
        10. Chapter 17
        11. Chapter 18
      3. Part 3 – Sexual Selection in Relation to Man & Conclusion
        1. Chapter 19
        2. Chapter 20
        3. Chapter 21
  50. Marx
    1. Capital
      1. Part 1 – Commodities & Money
      2. Part 2 – The Transformation of Money into Capital
      3. Part 3 – The Production of Absolute Surplus Value
      4. Part 4 – Production of Relative Surplus Value
      5. Part 5 – The Production of Absolute & of Relative Surplus Value
      6. Part 6 – Wages
      7. Part 7 – The Accumulation of Capital
      8. Part 8 – The So-Called Primitive Accumulation
    2. Manifesto of the Communist Party
  51. Tolstoy
    • War & Peace
      1. Book 1
      2. Book 2
      3. Book 3
      4. Book 4
      5. Book 5
      6. Book 6
      7. Book 7
      8. Book 8
      9. Book 9
      10. Book 10
      11. Book 11
      12. Book 12
      13. Book 13
      14. Book 14
      15. Book 15
      16. Epilogues
  52. Dostoevsky
    • The Brothers Karamazov
      1. Part 1
        • Book 1 – The History of a Family
        • Book 2 – An Unfortunate Gathering
        • Book 3 – The Sensualists
      2. Part 2
        • Book 4 – Lacerations
        • Book 5 – Pro & Contra
        • Book 6 – The Russian Monk
      3. Part 3
        • Book 7 – Alyosha
        • Book 8 – Mitya
        • Book 9 – The Preliminary Investigation
      4. Part 4
        • Book 10 – The Boys
        • Book 11 – Ivan
        • Book 12 – A Judicial Error
        • Epilogue
  53. William James
    • The Principles of Psychology
      1. Chapter 1
      2. Chapter 2
      3. Chapter 3
      4. Chapter 4
      5. Chapter 5
      6. Chapter 6
      7. Chapter 7
      8. Chapter 8
      9. Chapter 9
      10. Chapter 10
      11. Chapter 11
      12. Chapter 12
      13. Chapter 13
      14. Chapter 14
      15. Chapter 15
      16. Chapter 16
      17. Chapter 17
      18. Chapter 18
      19. Chapter 19
      20. Chapter 20
      21. Chapter 21
      22. Chapter 22
      23. Chapter 23
      24. Chapter 24
      25. Chapter 25
      26. Chapter 26
      27. Chapter 27
      28. Chapter 28
  54. Freud
    1. The Origin & Development of Psycho-Analysis
    2. Selected Papers on Hysteria
    3. The Sexual Enlightenment of Children
    4. The Future Prospects of Psycho-Therapy
    5. Observations on “Wild” Psycho-Analysis
    6. The Interpretation of Dreams
    7. On Narcissism
    8. Instincts & Their Vicissitudes
    9. Repression
    10. The Unconscious
    11. A General Introduction to Psycho-Analysis
    12. Beyond the Pleasure Principle
    13. Group Psychology & the Analysis of the Ego
    14. The Ego & the Id
    15. Inhibitions, Symptoms & Anxiety
    16. Thoughts for the Times on War & Death
    17. Civilization & its Discontents
    18. New Introductory Lectures on Psycho-Analysis