Great Books of the Western World Year Ten

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The following is the tenth and final year of the suggested ten year reading plan for the Second Edition, linked to public domain versions of each of the readings. Note that preference is given to completed audio versions on LibriVox. If there is no completed audio version but the work is in progress, then a link is provided to the forum thread. If there is no version in progress, then a link is provided to a public domain text source.

SOPHOCLES: Ajax, Electra

http://librivox.org/electra-by-sophocles/

PLATO: Timaeus

http://librivox.org/timaeus-by-plato/

ARISTOTLE: On the Parts of Animals [Book I, Ch. 1—Book II, Ch. 1], On the Generation of Animals [Book I, Ch. 1, 17-18, 20-23]

LUCRETIUS: On the Nature of Things [Book V-VI]

http://librivox.org/on-the-nature-of-things-by-lucretius-2/

VIRGIL: The Eclogues, The Georgics

http://librivox.org/eclogae-by-publius-vergilius-maro/

ST. THOMAS AQUINAS: Summa Theologica [Part I, QQ 65-74] ST. THOMAS AQUINAS: Summa Theologica [Part I, QQ 90-102]

https://librivox.org/group/523

CHAUCER: Canterbury Tales [Prologue, Knight's Tale, Miller's Prologue and Tale, Reeve's Prologue and Tale, Wife of Bath's Prologue and Tale, Friar's Prologue and Tale, Summoner's Prologue and Tale, Pardoner's Prologue and Tale]

http://librivox.org/the-canterbury-tales-by-geoffrey-chaucer/

SHAKESPEARE: The Tragedy of King Richard II, The First Part of King Henry IV, The Second Part of King Henry IV, The Life of King Henry V

http://librivox.org/the-tragedy-of-king-richard-ii-by-william-shakespeare/
http://librivox.org/king-henry-iv-by-william-shakespeare/
http://librivox.org/king-henry-iv-part-2-by-william-shakespeare/
http://librivox.org/henry-v-by-william-shakespeare/

HARVEY: On the Generation of Animals [Introduction—Exercise 62]

CERVANTES: Don Quixote [Part II]

http://librivox.org/don-quixote-vol-2-by-miguel-de-cervantes-saavedra/

KANT: Critique of Judgement [Critique of Teleological Judgement]

GOETHE: Faust [Part II]

http://librivox.org/faust-2-by-johann-wolfgang-von-goethe/

DARWIN: The Descent of Man [Part I; Part III, Ch. 21]

https://librivox.org/group/561

MARX: Capital [Part VII-VIII]

http://librivox.org/capital-volume-1-by-karl-marx/

JAMES: Principles of Psychology [Ch. I, V-VII]

FREUD: A General Introduction to Psycho-analysis

http://librivox.org/general-introduction-psychoanalysis-by-sigmund-freud/

BOSWELL: The Life of Samuel Johnson

https://librivox.org/group/496

ERASMUS – In Praise of Folly

http://librivox.org/the-praise-of-folly-by-erasmus/

HUIZINGA – The Waning of the Middle Ages [XI – XXIII] (published in Dutch in 1919, but translated into English in 1924, thus the translation is still in copyright)

EDDINGTON – The Expanding Universe (published in 1933, thus still in copyright)

T.S. ELIOT – The Waste Land

http://librivox.org/the-waste-land-by-t-s-eliot/