The Great Books Reading and Discussion Program anthologies include many Western classics-the ones you always "meant" to read. These works are presented in manageable selections specially chosen for their ability to stimulate discussion. Reading through these volumes is to survey the best that has been thought and said in the Western tradition.
"Habits and Will" by John Dewey, "On Liberty" by John Stuart Mill, Hamlet (selection) by William Shakespeare, The Gospel of Mark (Bible), "History of the Peloponnesian War" by Thucydides, "What Is War?" by Karl von Clausewitz, Uncle Vanya (selection) by Anton Chekhov, "On Evil" by Moses Maimonides, The Iliad by Homer, "Principles of Government" by Charles-Louis de Secondat de Montesquieu, The Canterbury Tales by Geoffrey Chaucer, Agamemnon (selection) by Aeschylus, The Beast in the Jungle (selection) by Henry James, The Prince by Niccolò Machiavelli, The Death of Ivan Ilych (selection) by Leo Tolstoy
The third series includes three volumes (Volume 1:262 pages, Volume 2:280 pages, Volume 3: 310 pages) and a reader's aid (58 pages)
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