Great Books of the Western World

This is the beginnings of a list. (Librarians love lists.) Specifically, it is a list of the Great Books of the Western World. The ultimate goal is to create a corpus of "great books", do some text analysis against them, and actually measure the "greatness" of each. The list is incomplete -- about 191 of the 250 some odd titles:

  1. Aeschylus / Agamemnon (original location | local mirror)
  2. Aeschylus / Persians (original location | local mirror)
  3. Aeschylus / Prometheus Bound (original location | local mirror)
  4. Aeschylus / Seven Against Thebes (original location | local mirror)
  5. Aeschylus / Suppliant Maidens (original location | local mirror)
  6. American State / Articles Of Confederation (original location | local mirror)
  7. American State / Constitution Of The United States (original location | local mirror)
  8. American State / Declaration Of Independence (original location | local mirror)
  9. Aquinas / Summa Theologica (original location | local mirror)
  10. Aristophanes / Achamians (original location | local mirror)
  11. Aristophanes / Birds (original location | local mirror)
  12. Aristophanes / Clouds (original location | local mirror)
  13. Aristophanes / Ecclesiazusae (original location | local mirror)
  14. Aristophanes / Frogs (original location | local mirror)
  15. Aristophanes / Knights (original location | local mirror)
  16. Aristophanes / Lysistrata (original location | local mirror)
  17. Aristophanes / Peace (original location | local mirror)
  18. Aristophanes / Plutus (original location | local mirror)
  19. Aristophanes / Thesmophoriazusae (original location | local mirror)
  20. Aristophanes / Wasps (original location | local mirror)
  21. Aristotle / Athenian Constitution (original location | local mirror)
  22. Aristotle / Categories (original location | local mirror)
  23. Aristotle / History Of Animals (original location | local mirror)
  24. Aristotle / Metaphysics (original location | local mirror)
  25. Aristotle / Meteorology (original location | local mirror)
  26. Aristotle / Nicomachean Ethics (original location | local mirror)
  27. Aristotle / On Generation And Corruption (original location | local mirror)
  28. Aristotle / On Interpretation (original location | local mirror)
  29. Aristotle / On The Gait Of Animals (original location | local mirror)
  30. Aristotle / On The Generation Of Animals (original location | local mirror)
  31. Aristotle / On The Parts Of Animals (original location | local mirror)
  32. Aristotle / On The Soul (original location | local mirror)
  33. Aristotle / On The Motion Of Animals (original location | local mirror)
  34. Aristotle / Physics (original location | local mirror)
  35. Aristotle / Poetics (original location | local mirror)
  36. Aristotle / Politics (original location | local mirror)
  37. Aristotle / Posterior Analytics (original location | local mirror)
  38. Aristotle / Prior Analytics (original location | local mirror)
  39. Aristotle / Rhetoric (original location | local mirror)
  40. Aristotle / Sophistical Refutations (original location | local mirror)
  41. Aristotle / Topics (original location | local mirror)
  42. Augustine / City Of God And Christian Doctrine (original location | local mirror)
  43. Augustine / Confessions (original location | local mirror)
  44. Augustine / On Christian Doctrine (original location | local mirror)
  45. Bacon / Advancement Of Learning (original location | local mirror)
  46. Bacon / New Atlantis (original location | local mirror)
  47. Berkeley / Treatise Concerning The Principles Of Human Knowledge (original location | local mirror)
  48. Boswell / Life Of Johnson (original location | local mirror)
  49. Cervantes / Don Quixote (original location | local mirror)
  50. Chaucer / Canterbury Tales And Other Poems (original location | local mirror)
  51. Chaucer / Troilus And Criseyde (original location | local mirror)
  52. Dante / Divine Comedy (original location | local mirror)
  53. Darwin / Descent Of Man (original location | local mirror)
  54. Darwin / Origin Of Species (original location | local mirror)
  55. Descartes / Discourse Of A Method (original location | local mirror)
  56. Descartes / Meditations On First Philosophy (original location | local mirror)
  57. Dostoyevsky / Brothers Karamazov (original location | local mirror)
  58. Epictetus / Discourses (original location | local mirror)
  59. Euripides / Alcestis (original location | local mirror)
  60. Euripides / Andromache (original location | local mirror)
  61. Euripides / Bacchantes (original location | local mirror)
  62. Euripides / Cyclops (original location | local mirror)
  63. Euripides / Electra (original location | local mirror)
  64. Euripides / Hecuba (original location | local mirror)
  65. Euripides / Helen (original location | local mirror)
  66. Euripides / Heracleidae (original location | local mirror)
  67. Euripides / Heracles (original location | local mirror)
  68. Euripides / Hippolytus (original location | local mirror)
  69. Euripides / Ion (original location | local mirror)
  70. Euripides / Medea (original location | local mirror)
  71. Euripides / Orestes (original location | local mirror)
  72. Euripides / Phoenissae (original location | local mirror)
  73. Euripides / Rhesus (original location | local mirror)
  74. Euripides / Suppliants (original location | local mirror)
  75. Euripides / Trojan Women (original location | local mirror)
  76. Fielding / History Of Tom Jones, A Foundling (original location | local mirror)
  77. Galen / On The Natural Faculties (original location | local mirror)
  78. Galileo / Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences (original location | local mirror)
  79. Gibbon / History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire (Volume 1) (original location | local mirror)
  80. Gibbon / History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire (Volume 2) (original location | local mirror)
  81. Gibbon / History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire (Volume 3) (original location | local mirror)
  82. Gibbon / History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire (Volume 4) (original location | local mirror)
  83. Gibbon / History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire (Volume 5) (original location | local mirror)
  84. Gibbon / History Of The Decline And Fall Of The Roman Empire (Volume 6) (original location | local mirror)
  85. Goethe / Faust (original location | local mirror)
  86. Hamilton / Federalist Papers (original location | local mirror)
  87. Harvey / On The Motion Of The Heart And Blood In Animals (original location | local mirror)
  88. Harvey / On The Motion Of The Heart And Blood In Animals (original location | local mirror)
  89. Hegel / Philosophy Of History (original location | local mirror)
  90. Hegel / Philosophy Of Right (original location | local mirror)
  91. Herodotus / History (Volume 1) (original location | local mirror)
  92. Herodotus / History (Volume 2) (original location | local mirror)
  93. Hippocrates / Airs, Waters, And Places (original location | local mirror)
  94. Hippocrates / Ancient Medicine (original location | local mirror)
  95. Hippocrates / Aphorisms (original location | local mirror)
  96. Hippocrates / Book Of Prognostics (original location | local mirror)
  97. Hippocrates / Instruments Of Reduction (original location | local mirror)
  98. Hippocrates / Law (original location | local mirror)
  99. Hippocrates / Oath (original location | local mirror)
  100. Hippocrates / Of The Epidemics (original location | local mirror)
  101. Hippocrates / On Fistulae (original location | local mirror)
  102. Hippocrates / On Fractures (original location | local mirror)
  103. Hippocrates / On Hemorrhoids (original location | local mirror)
  104. Hippocrates / On Injuries Of The Head (original location | local mirror)
  105. Hippocrates / On Regimen In Acute Diseases (original location | local mirror)
  106. Hippocrates / On Ulcers (original location | local mirror)
  107. Hippocrates / On The Articulations (original location | local mirror)
  108. Hippocrates / On The Sacred Disease (original location | local mirror)
  109. Hippocrates / On The Surgery (original location | local mirror)
  110. Hobbes / Leviathan (original location | local mirror)
  111. Homer / Iliad (original location | local mirror)
  112. Homer / Odyssey (original location | local mirror)
  113. Hume / Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (original location | local mirror)
  114. Huygens / Treatise On Light (original location | local mirror)
  115. James / Principles Of Psychology (original location | local mirror)
  116. Kant / Critique Of Judgement (original location | local mirror)
  117. Kant / Critique Of Practical Reason (original location | local mirror)
  118. Kant / Critique Of Pure Reason (original location | local mirror)
  119. Kant / Fundamental Principles Of The Metaphysic Of Morals (original location | local mirror)
  120. Kant / Introduction To The Metaphysics Of Morals (original location | local mirror)
  121. Kant / Metaphysical Elements Of Ethics (original location | local mirror)
  122. Kant / Science Of Right (original location | local mirror)
  123. Lavoisier / Elements Of Chemistry (original location | local mirror)
  124. Locke / Concerning Civil Government (original location | local mirror)
  125. Locke / Essay Concerning Human Understanding (original location | local mirror)
  126. Locke / Letter Concerning Toleration (original location | local mirror)
  127. Lucretius / Of The Nature Of Things (original location | local mirror)
  128. Machiavelli / Prince (original location | local mirror)
  129. Marcus Aurelius / Meditations (original location | local mirror)
  130. Marx / Capital (original location | local mirror)
  131. Marx / Manifesto Of The Communist Party (original location | local mirror)
  132. Melville / Moby Dick; Or The Whale (original location | local mirror)
  133. Mill / Considerations On Representative Government (original location | local mirror)
  134. Mill / On Liberty (original location | local mirror)
  135. Mill / Utilitarianism (original location | local mirror)
  136. Milton / Areopagitica (original location | local mirror)
  137. Milton / Minor Poems (original location | local mirror)
  138. Milton / Paradise Lost (original location | local mirror)
  139. Milton / Samson Agonistes (original location | local mirror)
  140. Montaigne / Essays (original location | local mirror)
  141. Montesquieu / Spirit Of Laws (original location | local mirror)
  142. Pascal / Pensees (original location | local mirror)
  143. Plato / Apology (original location | local mirror)
  144. Plato / Charmides (original location | local mirror)
  145. Plato / Cratylus (original location | local mirror)
  146. Plato / Critias (original location | local mirror)
  147. Plato / Crito (original location | local mirror)
  148. Plato / Euthydemus (original location | local mirror)
  149. Plato / Euthyphro (original location | local mirror)
  150. Plato / Gorgias (original location | local mirror)
  151. Plato / Ion (original location | local mirror)
  152. Plato / Laches (original location | local mirror)
  153. Plato / Laws (original location | local mirror)
  154. Plato / Lysis (original location | local mirror)
  155. Plato / Meno (original location | local mirror)
  156. Plato / Parmenides (original location | local mirror)
  157. Plato / Phaedo (original location | local mirror)
  158. Plato / Phaedrus (original location | local mirror)
  159. Plato / Philebus (original location | local mirror)
  160. Plato / Protagoras (original location | local mirror)
  161. Plato / Republic (original location | local mirror)
  162. Plato / Seventh Letter (original location | local mirror)
  163. Plato / Sophist (original location | local mirror)
  164. Plato / Statesman (original location | local mirror)
  165. Plato / Symposium (original location | local mirror)
  166. Plato / Theaetetus (original location | local mirror)
  167. Plato / Timaeus (original location | local mirror)
  168. Plotinus / Six Enneads (original location | local mirror)
  169. Plutarch / Lives (original location | local mirror)
  170. Rabelais / Gargantua And Pantagruel (original location | local mirror)
  171. Rousseau / Discourse Upon The Origin And The Foundation Of The Inequality Among Mankind (original location | local mirror)
  172. Rousseau / Discourse On Political Economy (original location | local mirror)
  173. Rousseau / Social Contract (original location | local mirror)
  174. Shakespeare / All's Well That Ends Well (original location | local mirror)
  175. Shakespeare / Antony And Cleopatra (original location | local mirror)
  176. Shakespeare / As You Like It (original location | local mirror)
  177. Shakespeare / Comedy Of Errors (original location | local mirror)
  178. Shakespeare / Coriolanus (original location | local mirror)
  179. Shakespeare / Cymbeline (original location | local mirror)
  180. Shakespeare / First Part Of King Henry The Sixth (original location | local mirror)
  181. Shakespeare / Hamlet (original location | local mirror)
  182. Shakespeare / Julius Caesar (original location | local mirror)
  183. Shakespeare / King Lear (original location | local mirror)
  184. Shakespeare / Life And Death Of King John (original location | local mirror)
  185. Shakespeare / Life Of King Henry The Eighth (original location | local mirror)
  186. Shakespeare / Life Of King Henry The Fifth (original location | local mirror)
  187. Shakespeare / Love's Labour's Lost (original location | local mirror)
  188. Shakespeare / Macbeth (original location | local mirror)
  189. Shakespeare / Measure For Measure (original location | local mirror)
  190. Shakespeare / Merchant Of Venice (original location | local mirror)
  191. Shakespeare / Merry Wives Of Windsor (original location | local mirror)
  192. Shakespeare / Midsummer Nights Dream (original location | local mirror)
  193. Shakespeare / Much Ado About Nothing (original location | local mirror)
  194. Shakespeare / Othello (original location | local mirror)
  195. Shakespeare / Pericles, Prince Of Tyre (original location | local mirror)
  196. Shakespeare / Romeo And Juliet (original location | local mirror)
  197. Shakespeare / Second Part Of King Henry The Sixth (original location | local mirror)
  198. Shakespeare / Sonnets (original location | local mirror)
  199. Shakespeare / Taming Of The Shrew (original location | local mirror)
  200. Shakespeare / Tempest (original location | local mirror)
  201. Shakespeare / Third Part Of King Henry The Sixth (original location | local mirror)
  202. Shakespeare / Timon Of Athens (original location | local mirror)
  203. Shakespeare / Titus Andronicus (original location | local mirror)
  204. Shakespeare / Tragedy Of King Richard The Second (original location | local mirror)
  205. Shakespeare / Tragedy Of King Richard The Third (original location | local mirror)
  206. Shakespeare / Troilus And Cressida (original location | local mirror)
  207. Shakespeare / Twelfth Night (original location | local mirror)
  208. Shakespeare / Two Gentlemen Of Verona (original location | local mirror)
  209. Shakespeare / Winter's Tale (original location | local mirror)
  210. Smith / Inquiry Into The Nature And Causes Of The Wealth Of Nations (original location | local mirror)
  211. Sophocles / Ajax (original location | local mirror)
  212. Sophocles / Seven Plays (original location | local mirror)
  213. Sophocles / Trachiniae (original location | local mirror)
  214. Spinoza / Ethics (original location | local mirror)
  215. Sterne / Life And Opinions Of Tristram Shandy (original location | local mirror)
  216. Swift / Gulliver's Travels (original location | local mirror)
  217. Tacitus / Annals (original location | local mirror)
  218. Tacitus / Histories (original location | local mirror)
  219. Thucydides / History Of The Peloponnesian War (original location | local mirror)
  220. Tolstoy / War And Peace (original location | local mirror)
  221. Virgil / Aeneid (original location | local mirror)
  222. Virgil / Eclogues (original location | local mirror)
  223. Virgil / Georgics (original location | local mirror)

Creator: Eric Lease Morgan <eric_morgan@infomotions.com>
Date created: May 28, 2010
Date updated: May 28, 2010
URL: http://infomotions.com/sandbox/great-books/