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William James (1842 - 1910)

The Principles of Psychology [1890] James
[Developed by Christopher D. Green, York University, Ontario, Canada]

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Essays in Radical Empiricism [1912] (From Essays in Radical Empiricism and A Pluralistic Universe in one volume, London: Longmans, Green and Co., 1943) [Transcribed by Phillip McReynolds]

Pragmatism: A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking [1907] [Prepared by Project Gutenberg, 2004]

Varieties of Religious Experience [1902] [Prepared by Charles Keller, 1996]

The Will To Believe [1897]

St. John of the Cross (1542 - 1591)

Spiritual Canticle [1577-1578] John of the Cross (Translated by David Lewis, with Corrections and an Introduction by Benedict Zimmerman, O.C.D.,1909)

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Ascent of Mount Carmel [1577-1578] (Translated and edited by E. Allison Peers, from the critical edition of P. Silverio de Santa Teresa, C.D., 1952)

Dark Night of the Soul [1577-1578] (Translated and edited by E. Allison Peers, from the critical edition of P. Silverio de Santa Teresa, C.D.,1952)

James Joyce (1882 - 1941)

Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man [1908] Joyce (New York: B.W. Huebsch, 1916; Digitized by Google, Inc.)

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The Dubliners [1914]

Finnegan's Wake [1939]

Ulysses [1922]

Immanuel Kant ( 1724 - 1804)

Critique of Pure Reason [1781] Kant (Translated by J. M. D. Meiklejohn)

Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals [1785] (Translated by Thomas Kingsmill Abbott)

General Introduction to the Metaphysic of Morals [1785] (Translated by W. Hastie)

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The Critique of Judgement [1781] (Translated by James Creed Meredith)

The Critique of Practical Reason [1788) (Translated by Thomas Kingsmill Abbott)

Perpetual Peace: A Philosophical Sketch [1795]

Preface and Introduction to the Metaphysical Elements of Ethics with a Note on Conscience [1780] (Translated by Thomas Kingsmill Abbott)

Religion Within the Bounds of Bare Reason [1794] [Prepared by Stephen Palmquist, et al.]

The Science of Right [1790] (Translated by W. Hastie)

Johannes Kepler (1571 - 1630)

Epitome of Copernican Astronomy Kepler[1618-1621]

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The Harmonies of the World [1619]

The New Astronomy [1609]

Rudolphine Tables [1627]

Sören Aabye Kierkegaard (1813 - 1855)

Fear and Trembling [1843] kierkegaard[Created by the Christian Classics Ethereal Library, Calvin College]

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Christian Discourses [1848]

Preparation for a Christian Life [1844]

Sickness Unto Death [1849]

The Present Age [1847] (Tr. from the Danish by Richard Hooker)

Stages on Life's Way [1845]

Lao Tzu (c. 604 BC - ?)

Tao Te Ching [c. 550 BC ?] Lao Tzu(Translated by James Legge; Prepared by Gregory Walker, Austin, Texas, 1995)

Antoine Laurent Lavoisier (1743 - 1794)

Elements of Chemistry Lavoisier[1789]

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Memoir on Combustion in General [1777] Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences, 1777, 592-600 (in Henry Marshall Leicester and Herbert S. Klickstein, A Source Book in Chemistry 1400-1900, New York: McGraw Hill, 1952.)

Memoir on the Nature of the Principle which Combines with Metals during their Calcination and which Increases their Weight [1775] Mémoires de l'Académie Royale des Sciences,1775, 520 (in Henry Marshall Leicester and Herbert S. Klickstein, A Source Book in Chemistry 1400-1900, New York: McGraw Hill, 1952.)

Baron Gottfried Wilhelm von Leibniz (1646 - 1716)

Monadology [1714] Leibniz[Edited by James Fieser, ©1996]

A Vindication of God's Justice [1710]

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Discourse on Metaphysics [1686]

On the Ultimate Origin of Things [1697]

New Method for the Greatest and the Least [1684]

Nikolai Lobachevski (1792 - 1856)

Theory of Parallels [1840] Lobachevski (Translated by G. B. Halsted, Open Court Pub. Co., 1914; Scanned, arranged and edited by Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008)

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Imaginary Geometry [1837]

John Locke (1632 - 1704)

Essay Concerning Human Understanding Locke[1690] [Prepared by William Popple, n.d.]

Second Treatise of Government [1690] [Prepared by Dave Gowan, 1994]

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Of the Conduct of the Understanding

A Letter Concerning Toleration [1689] [Edited by William Popple, n.d.]

Some Thoughts Concerning Education [1692]

Titus Lucretius Carus (c. 99 BC - 55 BC)

On the Nature of Things [c. 50 b.c.] Lucretius (Translated by William Ellery Leonard)

Martin Luther (1483 - 1546)

95 Theses [1517] Luther(Translated and edited by Adolph Spaeth, L. D. Reed, Henry Eyster Jacobs, et al., in Works of Martin Luther Volume I, Philadelphia: A.J. Holman, 1915)

Treatise on Good Works [1520] (Translated and edited by Adolph Spaeth, L. D. Reed, Henry Eyster Jacobs, et al., in Works of Martin Luther Volume I, Philadelphia: A.J. Holman, 1915)

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Disputation on the Humanity and Divinity of Christ [1540] (Translated by Christopher B. Brown)

Large Catechism [1529] (Translated by F. Bente and W. H. T. Dau, St. Louis: Concordia Press, 1921)

On Translating [1522] ("Sendbrief von Dolmetschen" in Dr. Martin Luthers Werke, Weimar: Hermann Boehlaus Nachfolger, 1909, Band 30, Teil II, pp. 632-646; Translated by Gary Mann, Ph.D.)

Open Letter to the Christian Nobility [1520]

Table Talk [15 ] (From the translation by William Hazlitt, Esq., Philadelphia: The Lutheran Publication Society, [n.d.]; Prepared by Kathy Sewell, June 1, 1997)

Niccolo de Benardo dei Machiavelli (1469 - 1527)

The Prince [1515] Machiavelli (Translated by W. K. Marriott) 

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The Discourses [1519-1520] [Digitized by Project Gutenberg, 2004; Assembled and edited by Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008]

Karl Marx (1818 - 1883)

Capital [1887] Marx (Edited by Frederick Engels, includes changes made by Engels in the 4th (1890) German edition; Transcribed for the Internet by K.K. Campbell, Hinrich Kuhls, Allan Thurrott, Bill McDorman, Bert Schultz and Martha Gimenez)

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The Civil War in France [1871-1873] (Edited by Frederich Engels)

Manifesto of the Communist Party [1888] (Edited by Frederich Engels, English Edition, 1888; Prepared by Allen Lutins, 1994)

On the Jewish Question [1843] (Published February, 1844 in Deutsch-Franzosische Jahrbucher; Proofed and corrected by Andy Blunden and Matthew Grant, June 2008)

The Poverty of Philosophy [1847] (Translation from the French edition of 1847.)

Herman Melville (1819 - 1891)

Moby Dick; or, The Whale [1851] Melville (Based on the first British Edition, published by Richard Bentley, London)

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Benito Cereno [1856]

Billy Budd [1889]

Typee [1846]

Gregor Johann Mendel (1822 - 1884)

Experiments in Plant Hybridization [1864] Mendel (translation of Verhandlungen des naturforschenden Verines in Brünn, Bd. IV fur das Jahr 1865, Abhandlungen, 3-47) [in .pdf format].

John Milton (1608 - 1674)

Paradise Lost [1667] Milton[Prepared by Judy Boss, Omaha, Nebraska, 1996]

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Areopagitica [1644] [Prepared by Judy Boss, Omaha, Nebraska, 1996]

Comus: A Masque

Lycidas [1638]

Of Education

Paradise Regained [1671]

Il Penseroso [1632]

Samson Agonistes [1657]

Jean-Baptiste Poquelin Molière (1622 - 1673)

Tartuffe [1664] Moliere[Available from the Bartleby Project]

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Don Juan [1665]

The Imaginary Invalid [1673] [Digitized by Project Gutenberg, October, 2005; Arranged and edited by Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008]

The Misanthrope [1666] [Available from Bibliomania]

School for Wives [1662] [Available from Bibliomania]

Michel Eyquem de Montaigne (1533 - 1592)

Apology for Raimonde Sebonde [1575] Montaigne [Digitized by Google, Inc.; Edited and Assembled by Br. W. Richard Lemberg F.S.C., September, 2006]

Additional Texts: Complete Essays of Montaigne [1575] (Tr. by Charles Cotton; Ed. by W.C. Hazilett, 1875; Digitized by the Gutenberg Project, e-text created by David Widger, December, 2002)

FIRST BOOK:
That Men by Various Ways Arrive at the Same End
Of Sorrow
That Our Affections Carry Themselves Beyond Us
That the Soul Discharges Her Passions Upon False Objects, Where the True are Wanting
Whether the Governor of a Place Besieged Ought Himself to Go Out to Parley
That the Hour of Parley is Dangerous
That the Intention is Judge of Our Actions
Of Idleness
Of Liars
Of Quick or Slow Speech
Of Prognostications
Of Constancy

The Ceremony of the Interview of Princes
That Men are Justly Punished for being Obstinate in the Defence of a Fort that is Not in Reason to Be Defended
Of the Punishment of Cowardice
A Proceeding of Some Ambassadors
Of Fear
That Men are Not to Judge of Our Happiness 'Till After Death
That to Study Philosophy is to Learn to Die
Of the Force of Imagination
That the Profit of One Man is the Damage of Another

Of Custom, and That We Should Not Easily Change a Law Received
Various Events From the Same Counsel
Of Pedantry

Of the Education of Children
That It Is Folly to Measure Truth and Error by Our Own Capacity

Of Friendship
Nine-and-Twenty Sonnets of Estienne de la Boetie
Of Moderation
Of Cannibals
That a Man is Soberly to Judge of the Divine Ordinances
That We Are to Avoid Pleasures, Even at the Expense of Life
That Fortune is Oftentimes Observed to Act by the Rule of Reason
Of One Defect in our Government
Of the Custom of Wearing Clothes
Of Cato the Younger
That We Laugh and Cry for the Same Thing
Of Solitude

A Consideration Upon Cicero
That the Relish of Good & Evil Depends in Great Measure Upon the Opinion We Have of Them
Not to Communicate a Man's Honour
Of the Inequality Amongst Us
Of Sumptuary Laws
Of Sleep
Of the Battle of Dreux
Of Names
Of the Uncertainty of Our Judgment

Of War-Horses, or Destriers
Of Ancient Customs
Of Democritus and Heraclitus
Of the Vanity of Words
Of the Parsimony of the Ancients
Of a Saying of Caesar
Of Vain Subtleties
Of Smells
Of Prayers
Of Age

BOOK THE SECOND:
Of the Inconstancy of Our Actions
Of Drunkenness
A Custom of the Isle of Cea
To-morrow's a New Day
Of Conscience
Use Makes Perfect

Of Recompenses of Honour
Of the Affection of Fathers to Their Children
Of the Arms of the Parthians
Of Books
Of Cruelty

Of Judging of the Death of Another
That the Mind Hinders Itself
That Our Desires are Augmented by Difficulty
Of Glory
Of Presumption

Of Giving the Lie
Of Liberty of Conscience
That We Taste Nothing Pure
Against Idleness
Of Posting
Of Ill Means Employed to a Good End
Of the Roman Grandeur
Not to Counterfeit Being Sick
Of Thumbs
Cowardice, the Mother of Cruelty
All Things Have Their Season
Of Virtue
Of a Monstrous Child
Of Anger

Defence of Seneca and Plutarch
The Story of Spurina
Observation on the Means to Carry on a War According to Julius Caesar
Of Three Good Women
Of the Most Excellent Men
Of the Resemblance of Children to Their Fathers

BOOK THE THIRD:
Of Profit and Honesty
Of Repentance
Of Three Commerces
Of Diversion

Upon Some Verses of Virgil
Of Coaches
Of the Inconvenience of Greatness
Of the Art of Conference

Of Vanity
Of Managing the Will
Of Cripples
Of Physiognomy

Of Experience

Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866 - 1945)

What are "Factors" in Mendelian Explanations? [1909] Morgan (in American Breeders Association Reports (5), 365-369)

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A Critique of the Theory of Evolution: Lectures Delivered at Princeton University, February 24 & March 1, 8 and 15, 1916. [1916] (Princeton: Princeton University Press, 1916) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Evolution and Adaptation [1903] New York: MacMillan, 1908. [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Mechanism of Mendelian Heredity [1915] [Digitized by Electronic Scholarly Publishing]

The Physical Basis of Heredity [1919] (Philadelphia, J.B. Lippincott, 1919) [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

The Theory of the Gene [1926] [Digitized by Electronic Scholarly Publishing]

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart (1756 - 1791)

Kyrie - Coronation Mass in C, K. 317 Mozart[Transcribed by Dr. C. Moore] [in .pdf format]

Gloria - Coronation Mass in C, K. 317 [Transcribed by Dr. C. Moore] [in .pdf format]

Sanctus - Coronation Mass in C, K. 317 [Transcribed by Dr. C. Moore] [in .pdf format]

Ave Verum Corpus, K. 618 [Tr. by A. van Reyckeghen] [in .pdf format]

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Letters [1772-1791] [From Project Gutenberg]

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