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Sir Isaac Newton (1642 - 1727)

Principia Mathematica Newton[1687] [From Modern History Sourcebook]

Additional Texts:

 Observations Upon the Prophecies of Daniel and the Apocalypse of St. John [1733] [Digitized and proofread by Project Gutenberg, October, 2005] [Arranged by Michael A. Fitzpatrick, Class of 2008]

Optics, or a Treatise of the Reflections, Refractions, Inflections and Colours of Light [1704] London: Printed for William Innys at the West End of Saint Paul's, 1730 [Digitized by Google, Inc.]

Universal Arithmetick [1720]

Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche (1844 - 1900)

Geneology of Morals Nietzsche[1887] [Arranged and edited by Br. W. Richard Lemberg F.S.C.]

Additional Texts:

The Antichrist [1895] (Tr. by H. L. Mencken) [Available from the Frederich Nietzsche Society]

Beyond Good and Evil [1886] [Scanned and Archived at Nietzsche's Labyrinth and Nietzsche's Features, 2002]

The Birth of Tragedy [1872] [Arranged and edited by Br. W. Richard Lemberg F.S.C.; Completed August, 2006]

Ecce Homo [1908] [Scanned and Archived at Nietzsche's Labyrinth and Nietzsche's Features]

Thus Spake Zarathustra [1891] (Translated by Thomas Common)

Twilight of the Idols [1888] (Translation by Walter Kaufmann and R.J. Hollingdale)

Blaise Pascal (1623 - 1662)

Pensées Pascal[1660] (Translated by W. F. Trotter)

Additional Texts:

Account of the Great Experiment Concerning the Equilibrium of Fluids [1648]

Correspondence with Fermat on the Theory of Probabilities [1658]

New Experiments Concerning the Vacuum [1647]

On Geometrical Demonstration [1658]

Preface to the Treatise on the Vacuum [1647]

The Provincial Letters [1657] (Translated by Thomas M'Crie)

Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle [1665]

Treatises on the Equilibrium of Liquids and on the Weight of the Mass of the Air [1663]

Plato (c. 427 BC - c. 347 BC)

Apology Plato[360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek] 

Cratylus [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek] 

Crito [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Gorgias [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Meno [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Parmenides [370 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Phaedo [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Phaedrus [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Philebus [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Republic [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Sophist [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Symposium [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Theatetus [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Timeaus [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett)

Additional Texts:

Charmides [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Critias [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Euthydemus [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Euthyphro [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Ion [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Laches [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Laws [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Lysis [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Protagoras [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Seventh Letter [380 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek] 

Statesman [360 BC] (Translated by Benjamin Jowett) | [Greek]

Plotinus (205 - 270)

Six Enneads Plotinus[250] (Translated by Stephen MacKenna and B.S. Page)

Plutarch (46 - 120)

Life of Alexander [75] (Translated by John Dryden) Plutarch

Life of Caesar [75] (Translated by John Dryden)

Additional Texts:

The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans [75] (Tr. by John

Dryden)

Life of Theseus

Life of Romulus

Romulus and Theseus Compared

Life of Lycurgus

Life of Numa Pompilius

Numa Pompilius and Lycurgus Compared

Life of Solon

Life of Poplicola

Poplicola and Solon Compared

Life of Themistocles

Life of Camillus

Life of Pericles

Life of Fabius

Fabius and Pericles Compared

Life of Alcibiades

Life of Coriolanus

Coriolanus and Alcibiades Compared

Life of Timoleon

Life of Aemilius Paulus

Aemilius Paulus and Timoleon Compared

Life of Pelopidas

Life of Marcellus

Marcellus and Pelopidas Compared

Life of Aristides

Life of Marcus Cato

Marcus Cato and Aristides Compared

Life of Philopoeman

Life of Flamininus

Flamininus and Philopoeman Compared

Life of Pyrrhus

Life of Caius Marius

Life of Lysander

Life of Sylla

Sylla and Lysander Compared

Life of Cimon

Life of Lucullus

Lucullus and Cimon Compared

Life of Nicias

Life of Crassus

Crassus and Nicias Compared

Life of Sertorius

Life of Eumenus

Eumenus and Sertorius Compared

Life of Agesilaus

 

Life of Pompey

Agesilaus and Pompey Compared

Life of Phocion

Life of Cato the Younger

Life of Aegis

Life of Cleomenes

Life of Tiberius Gracchus

Life of Caius Gracchus

Caius and Tiberius Gracchus and Aegis and Cleomenes

Compared

Life of Demosthenes

Life of Cicero

Cicero and Demosthenes Compared

Life of Demetrius

Life of Antony

Antony and Demetrius Compared

Life of Dion

Life of Marcus Brutus

Brutus and Dion Compared

Life of Aratus

Life of Artaxerxes

Life of Galba

Life of Otho

Joseph Priestly (1733 - 1804)

Of Dephlogisticated Air, and of the Constitution of the Atmosphere [1775] Priestly from Experiments and Observations on Different Kinds of Air, Volume II, Section III, London, 1775 (in Henry Marshall Leicester and Herbert S. Klickstein, A Source Book in Chemistry 1400-1900, New York: McGraw Hill, 1952)

Additional Texts:

Essay on a Course of Liberal Education for Civil and Active Life [1765]

Experiments on the Generation of Air from Water [1775]

Further Discoveries on Air [1775]

History and Present State of Discoveries Relating to Vision, Light and Colours [1772]

Marcel Proust (1871 - 1922)

Rememberance of Things Past Proust[1913-1927]

Additional Texts:

Against Sainte-Beauve [1908]

Pleasures and Days [1896]

Claudius Ptolemæus (Ptolemy) (90 - 168)

Almagest [c. 120] Ptolemy (From U.C. Berkeley's Ptolemy Project)

Additional Texts:

Analemna [c. 130]

Harmonica [c. 130]

Planetary Hypothesis [c. 140]

François Rabelais (1494? - 1553?)

Gargantua and Pantagruel [1532-1564] Rabelais (Reprinted from the first Translation of Sir Thomas Urquhart of Cromarty and Peter Antony Motteux, 1653.)

Jean Baptiste Racine (1639 - 1699)

Phédre [1627] Racine (Translated by Robert Bruce Boswell)

Additional Texts:

Bérénice [1670] (in The Dramatic Works of Jean Racine, Vol. I, metrical English version by Robert Bruce Boswell, London: George Bell and Sons, 1908; Digitized by Google, Inc.)

Britannicus [1669] (in The Dramatic Works of Jean Racine, Vol. I, metrical English version by Robert Bruce Boswell, London: George Bell and Sons, 1908; Digitized by Google, Inc.)

Alexandre le Grand [1665] (in The Dramatic Works of Jean Racine, Vol. I, metrical English version by Robert Bruce Boswell, London: George Bell and Sons, 1908; Digitized by Google, Inc.)

Thebaïde [1664] (in The Dramatic Works of Jean Racine, Vol. I, metrical English version by Robert Bruce Boswell, London: George Bell and Sons, 1908; Digitized by Google, Inc.)

The Litigants [1670] (in The Dramatic Works of Jean Racine, Vol. I, metrical English version by Robert Bruce Boswell, London: George Bell and Sons, 1908; Digitized by Google, Inc.)

Jean Jacques Rousseau (1712 - 1778)

Discourse on The Origin of Inequality [1754] Rousseau
(Tr. by G.D.H. Cole) [Digitized by Jon Roland of the Consititution Society]

Additional Texts:

Confessions [1782] (Translated by W. Conyngham Mallory)

Discourse on the Sciences and the Arts [1750] [Digitized by Jon Roland of the Constitution Society]

Letters on the Elements of Botany [1780]

The Social Contract, or Principles of Political Right [1762]
(Tr. by G.D.H. Cole) [Digitized by Jon Roland of the Consititution Society]

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