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Great Books of the Western World
The greatest literary achievements in one elegant set.
Payment plan available.There is no better way to own and appreciate the world's greatest written works. Great Books of the Western World is one of the most acclaimed publishing feats of our time. Authoritative, accurate, and complete, this collection represents the essential core of the Western literary canon, compiling 517 of the most significant achievements in literature, history, philosophy, and science into a color-coded set as handsome as it is affordable. From the ancient classics to the newest masterpieces of the 20th century, Great Books traces the ideas, stories, and discoveries that have shaped modern civilization. View the complete author and title list by volume.
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Great Books of the Western World $1,195.00
The Great Conversation: A compilation featuring fascinating background information, extensive timelines, photos, and quotes from the classic works and their authors.
Syntopicon: Volumes 1 and 2 comprise this unique guide that enables you to investigate a particular idea, such as courage or democracy, and compare the perspectives of different authors.
Color-coded Volumes: Four colors identify each volume by subject area -- Imaginative Literature, Mathematics and the Natural Sciences, History and Social Science, and Philosophy and Theology.
Reading Guidance: A special section offers advice on how to get the most out of the Great Books collection, including a 10-year reading plan.
Contents:
An amazing collection of works by the word's greatest authors, including:
Aristotle
Austen
Calvin
Chaucer
Copernicus
Dante
Darwin
Dickens
Freud
Hippocrates
Homer
Marx
Plato
Shakespeare
Tolstoy
Tocqueville
Twain
Virgil
- and dozens more!
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