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the-simplest-schoolboy-is-now-familiar-with-truths-for-which-archimedes-would-have-sacrificed-his-life
im-not-in-control-without-firm-spot-like-archimedes-i-cant-move-world-let-alone-your-heart-john-geddes
he-who-understands-archimedes-apollonius-will-admire-less-achievements-foremost-men-later-times-gottfried-leibniz
archimedes-will-be-remembered-when-aeschylus-is-forgotten-because-languages-die-mathematical-ideas-do-not
the-good-opinion-of-mankind-like-the-lever-of-archimedes-with-the-given-fulcrum-moves-the-world
archimedes-said-that-with-a-long-enough-lever-and-a-solid-enough-place-to-stand-he-could-move-the-world-he-could-have-stood-in-mr-young
the-greatest-mathematicians-as-archimedes-newton-gauss-always-united-theory-applications-in-equal-measure
if-ancients-left-us-ideas-to-our-credit-be-it-spoken-that-we-moderns-are-building-houses-for-them-structures-which-neither-plato-nor-archimedes-had-amos-bronson-alcott
i-dont-believe-in-sort-eureka-moment-idea-i-think-its-myth-im-suspicious-that-actually-archimedes-had-been-thinking-about-that-problem-for-long-tim-bernerslee
archimedes-will-be-remembered-when-aeschylus-is-forgotten-because-languages-die-mathematical-ideas-do-not-immortality-may-be-silly-word-but-probably-mathematician-has-best-chance
archimedes-newton-gauss-these-three-are-in-class-bythemselves-among-great-mathematicians-it-is-not-forordinary-mortals-to-attempt-to-range-them-in-eric-temple-bell
youth-n-the-period-possibility-when-archimedes-finds-fulcrum-cassandra-has-following-seven-cities-compete-for-honor-endowing-living-homer-ambrose-bierce
archimedes-was-my-ideal-i-admired-works-artists-but-to-my-mind-they-were-only-shadows-semblances-the-inventor-i-thought-gives-to-world-creations-nikola-tesla
a-clever-graduate-student-could-teach-fourier-something-new-butsurely-no-one-claims-that-he-could-teach-archimedes-to-reasonbetter-paul-halmos
i-do-not-forget-that-i-am-mechanic-i-am-proud-to-own-it-neither-do-i-forget-that-apostle-paul-was-tentmaker-socrates-was-sculptor-archimedes-was-andrew-jackson
Reading list (1972 edition)[edit] 1. Homer - Iliad, Odyssey 2. The Old Testament 3. Aeschylus - Tragedies 4. Sophocles - Tragedies 5. Herodotus - Histories 6. Euripides - Tragedies 7. Thucydides - History of the Peloponnesian War 8. Hippocrates - Medical Writings 9. Aristophanes - Comedies 10. Plato - Dialogues 11. Aristotle - Works 12. Epicurus - Letter to Herodotus; Letter to Menoecus 13. Euclid - Elements 14. Archimedes - Works 15. Apollonius of Perga - Conic Sections 16. Cicero - Works 17. Lucretius - On the Nature of Things 18. Virgil - Works 19. Horace - Works 20. Livy - History of Rome 21. Ovid - Works 22. Plutarch - Parallel Lives; Moralia 23. Tacitus - Histories; Annals; Agricola Germania 24. Nicomachus of Gerasa - Introduction to Arithmetic 25. Epictetus - Discourses; Encheiridion 26. Ptolemy - Almagest 27. Lucian - Works 28. Marcus Aurelius - Meditations 29. Galen - On the Natural Faculties 30. The New Testament 31. Plotinus - The Enneads 32. St. Augustine - On the Teacher; Confessions; City of God; On Christian Doctrine 33. The Song of Roland 34. The Nibelungenlied 35. The Saga of Burnt Nje¡l 36. St. Thomas Aquinas - Summa Theologica 37. Dante Alighieri - The Divine Comedy;The New Life; On Monarchy 38. Geoffrey Chaucer - Troilus and Criseyde; The Canterbury Tales 39. Leonardo da Vinci - Notebooks 40. Niccole² Machiavelli - The Prince; Discourses on the First Ten Books of Livy 41. Desiderius Erasmus - The Praise of Folly 42. Nicolaus Copernicus - On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres 43. Thomas More - Utopia 44. Martin Luther - Table Talk; Three Treatises 45. Frane§ois Rabelais - Gargantua and Pantagruel 46. John Calvin - Institutes of the Christian Religion 47. Michel de Montaigne - Essays 48. William Gilbert - On the Loadstone and Magnetic Bodies 49. Miguel de Cervantes - Don Quixote 50. Edmund Spenser - Prothalamion; The Faerie Queene 51. Francis Bacon - Essays; Advancement of Learning; Novum Organum, New Atlantis 52. William Shakespeare - Poetry and Plays 53. Galileo Galilei - Starry Messenger; Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences 54. Johannes Kepler - Epitome of Copernican Astronomy; Concerning the Harmonies of the World 55. William Harvey - On the Motion of the Heart and Blood in Animals; On the Circulation of the Blood; On the Generation of Animals 56. Thomas Hobbes - Leviathan 57. Rene Descartes - Rules for the Direction of the Mind; Discourse on the Method; Geometry; Meditations on First Philosophy 58. John Milton - Works 59. Molie¨re - Comedies 60. Blaise Pascal - The Provincial Letters; Pensees; Scientific Treatises 61. Christiaan Huygens - Treatise on Light 62. Benedict de Spinoza - Ethics 63. John Locke - Letter Concerning Toleration; Of Civil Government; Essay Concerning Human Understanding;Thoughts Concerning Education 64. Jean Baptiste Racine - Tragedies 65. Isaac Newton - Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy; Optics 66. Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz - Discourse on Metaphysics; New Essays Concerning Human Understanding;Monadology 67. Daniel Defoe - Robinson Crusoe 68. Jonathan Swift - A Tale of a Tub; Journal to Stella; Gulliver's Travels; A Modest Proposal 69. William Congreve - The Way of the World 70. George Berkeley - Principles of Human Knowledge 71. Alexander Pope - Essay on Criticism; Rape of the Lock; Essay on Man 72. Charles de Secondat, baron de Montesquieu - Persian Letters; Spirit of Laws 73. Voltaire - Letters on the English; Candide; Philosophical Dictionary 74. Henry Fielding - Joseph Andrews; Tom Jones 75. Samuel Johnson - The Vanity of Human Wishes; Dictionary; Rasselas; The Lives of the Poets

Mortimer J. Adler
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