Up to Snuff #41: Book List Ancient to Modern Literature and Philosophy

Up to Snuff #41:  Book List Ancient to Modern Literature and Philosophy

Epic of Gilgamesh

Code of Hammurabi

Homer

Pythagoras

Aeschylus

Herodotus

Sophocles

Aristophanes

Euripides

Thucydides

Socrates

Xenophon

Plato

Aristotle

Menander

Epicurus

Zeno

Lucretius and Cicero

Virgil

Horace

Ovid

Livy

Descartes

Blaise Pascal

Moliere

Racine

Newton’s Principia

Swift

Pope

Leibnitz

Voltaire

Diderot:  Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts & Trades

Winckelmann

Code Justinian

Song of Roland

Anselm and Abelard

De contempt mundi

The Song of Brother Sun

Thomas Aquinas

Dante

Petrarch

Boccaccio

Wycliffe’s Translation of the Bible

Erasmus

John Colet

Thomas More

Luther

St. Ignatius Loyola

Calvin

Balzac

Comte: Positivism

Mill:  Utilitarianism

Flaubert

Dostoyevsky

Tolstoy

Darwin:  Origin of Species

Marx:  Das Kapital

Dickinson

Zola

Nietzsche

Sartre

Camus

Existentialism

Beckett

Wiesel

Solzhenitsyn

Borges

Ionesco

Handke

Nabokov

Pinter

Robbe-Grillet

Barth

Burroughs

Coover

Doctorow

Marquez

Pynchon

 

Reference

Hobbs, Jack A. & Duncan, Robert L., Arts, Ideas and Civilization, Second Edition, Englewood Cliffs, NJ, Prentice Hall, 1992

 

 

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