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Great books of the Western World [office] Encyclopaedia Britannica, inc., in collaboration with the University of Chicago. / [Robert Maynard Hutchins, editor in chief.

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  • Physical Description: 54 volumes : illustrations, maps. ; 25 cm
  • Edition: Founders' ed.
  • Publisher: [Chicago] : W. Benton, [1952]

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General Note:
Location: office
General t.p. in vol. 1 only: each vol. has special t.p.
Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographies.
Formatted Contents Note:
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. Don't have. --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.
Subject: Literature > Collections.
Literature > Indexes.

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