Outline of Great Books



Index

In place of the book's Index is the following list of all the works outlined in the book listed alphabetically by any principal author, otherwise by title, and also giving page numbers.

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AESOP (c. 620-560 B. C.), The Fables of Aesop, p. 1132

a Kempis, see Kempis

Henri Frederic AMIEL, Fragments of an Intimate Journal (1882), p. 1274

ARISTOTLE (384-322 B. C.)
The Ethics, p. 191
The Politics, p. 198

Matthew ARNOLD, Literature and Dogma (1873), p. 1270

Saint AUGUSTINE, Confessions (c. 397), p. 505

Aurelius, see Marcus Aurelius

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Francis BACON, Advancement of Learning (1605), p. 226

Walter BAGEHOT, The English Constitution, p. 171

Philip James BAILEY, Festus: A Poem (1839), p. 771

William BATESON, Mendel's Principles of Heredity (1902), p. 479

Richard BAXTER, Richard Baxter's Narrative (1696), p. 872

Jeremy BENTHAM, Principles of Morals and Legislation (1789), p. 286

George BERKELEY, Principles of Human Knowledge (1710), p. 256

BOETHIUS (474-525), Consolation of Philosophy, p. 215

George BORROW, The Bible in Spain (1834), p. 1073

BOSSUET, Funeral Orations (1689), p. 1197

James BOSWELL
Journal of a Tour of the Hebrides (1785), p. 1051
The Life of Samuel Johnson (1791), p. 903

John BROWN, Horae Subsecivae (1859), p. 1262

Sir Thomas BROWNE, Religio Medici (1643), p. 524

Robert BROWNING, The Ring and the Book (1868-69), p. 807

H. T. BUCKLE, History of Civilization in England, p. 166

Comte de BUFFON, Natural History (1749-89), p. 401

John BUNYAN, Grace Abounding to the Chief of Sinners (1666), p. 863

Edmund BURKE
Reflections on the Revolution in France (1790), p. 292
The Sublime and the Beautiful (1756), p. 268

Fanny BURNEY, Diary and Letters of Mme. D'Arblay (1842-46), p. 963

Robert BURNS, Poems (1759-96), p. 720

Sir Richard BURTON, A Pilgrimage to Al-Madinah (1855), p. 1088

Robert BURTON, Anatomy of Melancholy (1621), p. 229

Joseph BUTLER, The Analogy of Religion (1736), p. 549

Samuel BUTLER, Hudibras (1663-78), p. 691

Lord BYRON
Childe Harold's Pilgrimage (1812), p. 743
Don Juan (1819-24), p. 765

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Julius CAESAR, Commentaries of the Gallic War, p. 26

Jean CALVIN, The Institution of the Christian Religion (1536), p. 514

Thomas CAMPBELL, The Pleasures of Hope (1799), p. 729

Thomas CARLYLE
Frederick the Great (1858-65), p. 991
History of the French Revolution, p. 154
On Heroes and Hero-Worship (1841), p. 1244
Sartor Resartus (1833-34), p. 333

CATULLUS (c. 87-54 B. C.), Poems, p. 604

Benvenuto CELLINI (1500-1571), Life of Benvenuto Cellini, p. 832

Paul du CHAILLU, Equatorial Africa (1861), p. 1094

Geoffrey CHAUCER, The Canterbury Tales (c. 1390), p. 655

Earl of CLARENDON, History of the Rebellion in England, p. 129

Vicomte de CHATEAUBRIAND, Memoirs from Beyond the Grave (1849-50), p. 968

Marcus Tullius CICERO
Concerning Friendship (43 B. C.), p. 1144
Concerning Old Age (43 B. C.), p. 1148

Willaim COBBETT, Rural Rides (1830), p. 1064

Samuel Taylor COLERIDGE
Aids to Reflection (1825), p. 319
Biographia Literaria (1817), p. 1217
Table Talk (1835), p. 1235

Johann Amos COMENIUS, The Labyrinth of the World (c. 1622), p. 521

Auguste COMTE, A Course of Positive Philosophy (1830-42), p. 322

Captain James COOK, Voyages of Discovery (1768-84), p. 1043

William COWPER, The Task (1785), p. 724

George CRABBE, The Parish Register (1807), p. 734

Georges CUVIER, The Surface of the Globe (1825), p. 414

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Willaim DAMPIER, A New Voyage Round the World (1697), p. 1029

Richard Henry DANA, Two Years Before the Mast (1840), p. 1068

DANTE Alighieri, The Divine Comedy (c. 1321), p. 640

Charles DARWIN
On the Origin of Species (1859), p. 437
The Voyage of H. M. S. Beagle (1845), p. 422

Sir Humphry DAVY, Elements of Chemical Philosophy (1812), p. 410

Daniel DEFOE, Journal of the Plague Year (1722), p. 1205

DEMOSTHENES
On the Crown (330 B. C.), p. 1136
The Philippics (351-341 B. C.), p. 1140

Thomas DE QUINCEY, Confessions of an English Opium Eater (1821), p. 930

Rene DESCARTES, Discourse on Method (1637), p. 239

John DRYDEN, Absalom and Achitophel (1681), p. 708

Felix DUBOIS, Timbuctoo the Mysterious (1897), p. 1125

Alexandre DUMAS, Memoirs (1852-54), p. 977

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Johann Peter ECKERMANN, Conversations with Goethe (1836), p. 952

Albert EINSTEIN, Relativity (1905-15), p. 483

Ralph Waldo EMERSON, English Traits (1856), p. 1253

EPICTETUS (c. A. D. 60-C.138)
Discourses and
Encheiredion, p. 204

ERASMUS, The Praise of Folly (1509), p. 1164

John EVELYN (1620-1706), Evelyn's Diary, p. 843

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Michael FARADAY, The Chemical History of a Candle (1860-61), p. 446

Francois de FENELON, The Existence of God (1686), p. 544

Ludwig Andreas FEUERBACH, The Essence of Christianity (1841), p. 560

Johann Gottlieb FICHTE, The Vocation of Man (1800), p. 311

Auguste FOREL, The Senses of Insects (1900), p. 470

George FOX, George Fox's Journal, p. 868

Edward FREEMAN, History of the Norman Conquest, p. 51

Benjamin FRANKLIN, The Life of Benjamin Franklin (1817), p. 925

Sigmund FREUD, Psycho-analysis (1922), p. 488

Jean FROISSART, Chronicles of England, p. 57

J. A. FROUDE, A History of England, p. 121

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GALILEO Galilei
The Authority of Scripture (1614), p. 517
Dialogue of the Two Greatest Systems of the World (1632), p. 392

Sir Francis GALTON, Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development (1883), p. 465

Elizabeth Cleghorn GASKELL, The Life of Charlotte Bronte (1857), p. 985

Edward GIBBON
Memoirs of His Life (1796), p. 916
The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire, p. 62

Johann Wolfgang von GOETHE, Poetry and Truth from My Own Life (1775), p. 893

James Augustus GRANT, A Walk Across Africa (1863), p. 1105

George GROTE, The History of Greece, p.19

Hugo GROTIUS, Rights of War and Peace (1625), p. 233

Eugenie de GUERIN, Journal (1861), p. 1266

F. P. G. GUIZOT, History of Civilization in Europe, p. 161

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Ernst HAECKEL
The Evolution of Man (1874), p. 460
The Riddle of the Universe (1901), p. 474

Richard HAKLUYT, The Principall Navigations of the English Nation (1589), p. 1021

Henry HALLAM
Europe in the Middle Ages, p. 95
Introduction to the Literature of Europe (1837-39), p. 1239

William HARVEY, On the Motion of the Heart and Blood (1628), p. 388

William HAZLITT, Lectures on the English Poets (1818), p. 1222

G. W. F. HEGEL, The Philosophy of Religion (1832), p. 328

Lord HERBERT of Cherbury (1581-1648), Autobiography, p. 838

HERODOTUS, The History of Herodotus, p. 2

Robert HERRICK, Hesperides and Noble Numbers (1649), p. 687

Sir John HERSCHEL, Outlines of Astronomy (1849), p. 432

Thomas HOBBES, Leviathan (1651), p. 244

Raphael HOLINSHED, The Chronicles of England, p. 110

Oliver Wendell HOLMES, The Autocrat of the Breakfast Table (1857), p. 1257

HOMER
Iliad, p. 580
Odyssey, p. 585

HORACE (35-8 B. C.), Poems, p. 607

W. H. HUDSON, The Naturalist in La Plata (1892), p. 1115

Alexander von HUMBOLDT, Cosmos (1845-47), p. 427

David HUME, Essays, Moral and Political (1741), p. 263

Leigh HUNT, Autobiography (1850), p. 972

Lucy HUTCHINSON, Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson (1664-67), p. 858

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J

Flavius JOSEPHUS (A. D. 37-C. 100)
The Antiquities of the Jews, p. 31
Autobiography, p. 823
The Wars of the Jews, p. 41

Julius Caesar, see CAESAR

JUVENAL, Satires (100-140), p. 634

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K

Immanuel KANT
Critique of Pure Reason (1781), p. 278
Critique of Practical Reason (1788), p. 282

John KEATS, Endymion (1818), p. 754

Sir Arthur KEITH, The Antiquity of Man (1925), p. 495

Thomas a KEMPIS, The Imitation of Christ (c. 1420), p. 510

Alexander William KINGLAKE, Eothen (1844), p. 1079

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Jean de LA BRUYERE, Characters (1688), p. 1191

Jean Baptiste de LAMARCK, Zoological Philosophy (1809), p. 405

Charles LAMB, Essays of Elia (1823), p. 1227

Walter Savage LANDOR, Imaginary Conversations (1824-29), p. 1231

Francois de LA ROCHEFOUCAULD
Maxims (1665), p. 1181
Memoirs (1662), p. 853

W. E. H. LECKY
History of European Morals (1869), p. 46
Rise and Influence of Rationalism in Europe (1865), p. 360

Gotthold Ephraim LESSING, Laocoon (1766), p. 1209

LINNAEUS, A Tour in Lapland (1811), p. 1056

John LOCKE, Essay Concerning Human Understanding (1690), p. 252

John Gibson LOCKHART
The Life of Robert Burns (1828), p. 940
Memoirs of the Life of Sir Walter Scott (1836-38), p.. 957

Pierre LOTI, The Desert (1894), p. 1122

LUCIAN (120-180), Dialogues, p. 1160

LUCRETIUS (c. 98-55 B. C.), On the Nature of Things, p. 598

Martin LUTHER, Table Talk (1566), p. 1168

Sir Charles LYELL, Principles of Geology (1830-33), p. 418

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Lord MACAULEY, The History of England, p. 134

MACHIAVELLI, The Prince (1532), p. 223

Thomas Robert MALTHUS, On the Principle of Population (1798), p. 306

MARCUS Aurelius (121-180), Meditations, p. 209

MARTIAL
Epigrams (80-c. 104), p. 631
Epitaphs (80-c. 104), p. 631
Poems (80-c. 104), p. 631

Karl MARX, Capital: A Critical Analysis (1867), p. 455

John Stuart MILL
A System of Logic (1843), p. 337
Principles of Political Economy (1848), p. 342
On Liberty (1859), p. 347
Utilitarianism (1863), p. 356

John MILTON, Paradise Lost (1667), p. 695

Count de MIRABEAU (1749-91), Memoirs, p. 881

MONTAIGNE, Essays (1581, 1588), p. 1172

Thomas MOORE, The Life, Letters and Journals of Lord Byron (1830), p. 946

Sir Thomas MORE, Utopia (1516), p. 219

William MORRIS, A Dream of John Ball (c. 1885), p. 1279

J. L. MOTLEY, The Rise of the Dutch Republic, p. 115

Frederick W. H. MYERS, Human Personality (1903), p. 381

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John Henry NEWMAN, Apologia pro Vita Sua (1864), p. 565

Sir Isaac NEWTON, Principles of Philosophy (1637), p. 396

Friedrich Wilhelm NIETZSCHE, Thus Spake Zarathustra (1883-84), p. 366

Max Simon NORDAU, Degeneration (1893), p. 376

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OVID, The Metamorphoses (c. A. D. 10), p. 625

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Thomas PAINE
The Rights of Man (1790, 1792), p. 297
The Age of Reason (1794), p. 301

William PALEY, Views of the Evidences of Christianity (1794), p. 556

Blaise PASCAL
Letters to a Provincial (1656-57), p. 536
Thoughts (1670), p. 540

William PENN, Some Fruits of Solitude (1693), p. 1201

Samuel PEPYS (1659-69), The Diary of Samuel Pepys, p. 848

PETRARCH, Verses to My Lady Laura (1337), p. 649

PINDAR (c. 522-443 B.C.), Odes of Victory, p. 592

PLATO (c. 427-347 B. C.)
The Apology, p. 178
The Republic, p. 181
The Symposium, p. 188

PLOTINUS (A. D. 205-269), The Enneads, p. 502

PLUTARCH, Parallel Lives (c. 101), p. 827

Marco POLO (c. 1254-1324), The Travels of Marco Polo, A Venetian, p. 1016

Alexander POPE, An Essay on Man (1733-34), p. 714

W. H. PRESCOTT
History of the Conquest of Mexico, p. 100
History of the Conquest of Peru, p. 104

Samuel PURCHAS, Purchas, His Pilgrimes (1625), p. 1025

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QUINTILIAN (c. A. D. 35-97), The Institutes of Oratory, p. 1156

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Ernst RENAN, The Life of Jesus (1863), p. 998

Cardinal RICHELIEU, Political Testament (1687), p. 1186

Jean Paul RICHTER, Autobiography (1825), p. 935

Christina Georgina ROSSETTI, Goblin Market and Other Poems (1847-93), p. 796

Dante Gabriel ROSSETTI, Sonnets (1880), p. 817

Jean Jacques ROUSSEAU
Confessions (1782), p. 898
The Social Contract (1726), p. 259

John RUSKIN, Praeterita (1886-88), p. 1005

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Bernardin be SAINT PIERRE, Voyage to the Isle of France (1773), p. 1048

SALLUST, Catiline, p. 23

Arthur SCHOPENHAUER, The World as Will and Idea (1819), p. 315

Sir Walter SCOTT, The Lady of the Lake (1810), p. 739

John SELDEN, Table Talk (1689),. p. 1195

SENECA (c. 4 B. C.-A. D. 65), On Benefits, p. 1151

Sir John Robert SEELEY, Ecce Homo (1865), p. 569

William SHAKESPEARE, The Sonnets (1609), p. 679

Percy Bysshe SHELLEY, The Revolt of Islam (1818), p. 760

Adam SMITH, Wealth of Nations (1776), p. 273

Robert SOUTHEY, The Life of Nelson (1813), p. 921

John Hanning SPEKE, Discovery of the Source of the Nile (1863), p. 1100

Herbert SPENCER
Autobiography (1904), p. 1009
First Principles (1862), p. 351
Principles of Biology (1864-67), p. 450
Principles of Ethics (1879-93), p. 371

Edmund SPENSER, The Faerie Queen (1599), p. 673

Baruch de SPINOZA, Ethics (1677), p. 249

Madame de STAAL, Memoirs (c. 1755), p. 886

Laurence STERNE, A Sentimental Journey Through France and Italy (1768), p. 1038

Emanuel SWEDENBORG, Heaven and Hell (1758), p. 553

Algernon Charles SWINBURNE, Atalanta in Calydon (1865), p. 802

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TACITUS, The Annals, p. 36

Torquato TASSO, Jerusalem Delivered (1580), p. 668

Jeremy TAYLOR
The Rule and Exercises of Holy Living (1650), p. 528
The Rule and Exercises of Holy Dying (1651), p. 532

Alfred, Lord TENNYSON
Idylls of the King (1859), p. 788
In Memoriam (1850), p. 778

James THOMSON, The City of Dreadful Night (1874), p. 813

Henry David THOREAU, Walden, or Life in the Woods (1854), p. 1249

THUCYDIDES, The History of the Peloponnesian War, p.7

Leo TOLSTOY
Childhood, Boyhood and Youth (1853), p. 982
My Confession (1888), p. 575

Mark TWAIN, Innocents Abroad (1869), p. 1110

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V

Francois VILLON, The Great Testament (1461), p. 663

VIRGIL, Aeneid (19 B. C.), p. 615

VOLTAIRE
The Age of Louis XIV, p. 142
The Age of Louis XV, p. 149
Philosophic Letters on the English (1734), p. 1034

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Alfred Russel WALLACE, Narrative of Travels on the Amazon and Rio Negro (1853), p. 1084

Izaak WALTON, The Compleat Angler (1653), p. 1172

John WESLEY, Journal (1735-90), p. 876

Gilbert WHITE, The Natural History of Selborne (1789), p. 1212

Walt WHITMAN, Leaves of Grass (1855), p. 782

John WOOLMAN, Journal of Life and Times (1774), p. 890

William WORDSWORTH, The Excursion (1814), p. 748

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XENOPHON, Anabasis, p. 14

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Arthur YOUNG, Travels in France (1792), p. 1056

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