Great Books of the Western World Year Two

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Great Books of the Western World Ten Year Reading Plan - Year Two

Great Books of the Western World is a series of books originally published in the United States in 1952 by Encyclopædia Britannica Inc. in an attempt to present the western canon in a single package of 54 volumes. The series is now in its second edition and contains 60 volumes. It retails for US$1,195 (GB£585 or €861). (Wikipedia - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Books_of_the_Western_World)
The following is the second 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.

HOMER: The Iliad

http://librivox.org/the-iliad-by-homer-translated-by-samuel-butler/

AESCHYLUS: Agamemnon, Choephoroe, Eumenides (a.k.a. The Oresteia)

http://librivox.org/the-oresteia-by-aeschylus/

SOPHOCLES: Oedipus the King, Antigone

Oedipus Rex - http://librivox.org/oedipus-rex-by-sophocles/
Antigone - http://librivox.org/antigone-by-sophocles/

HERODOTUS: The History [Book I-II]

http://librivox.org/herodotus-histories-vol-1/

PLATO: Meno

IN PROGRESS https://forum.librivox.org/viewtopic.php?f=12&t=33650&start=15

ARISTOTLE: Poetics

http://librivox.org/poetics-by-aristotle/

ARISTOTLE: Ethics [Book II; Book III, Ch. 5-12; Book VI, Ch. 8-13]

Text - http://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/8438

NICOMACHUS: Introduction to Arithmetic

Couldn't find a PD translation

LUCRETIUS: On the Nature of Things [Book I-IV]

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

MARCUS AURELIUS: Meditations

http://librivox.org/the-meditations-of-marcus-aurelius/

HOBBES: Leviathan [Part I]

http://librivox.org/leviathan-books-i-and-ii-by-thomas-hobbes/

MILTON: Areopagitica

http://librivox.org/areopagitica-by-john-milton/

PASCAL: Pensées [Numbers 72, 82-83, 100, 128, 131, 139, 142-143, 171, 194- 195, 219, 229, 233-234, 242, 273, 277, 282, 289, 298, 303, 320, 323, 325, 330-331, 374, 385, 392, 395-397, 409, 412-413, 416, 418, 425, 430, 434-435, 463, 491, 525- 531, 538, 543, 547, 553, 556, 564, 571, 586, 598, 607-610, 613, 619-620, 631, 640, 644, 673, 675, 684, 692-693, 737, 760, 768, 792-793]

http://librivox.org/pensees_by_blaise_pascal/

PASCAL: Treatise on the Arithmetical Triangle

Text - http://www.cut-the-knot.org/arithmetic/combinatorics/PascalTriangle.shtml#Source

SWIFT: Gulliver's Travels

http://librivox.org/gullivers-travels-by-jonathan-swift/

ROUSSEAU: A Discourse on the Origin of Inequality

http://librivox.org/a-discourse-upon-the-origin-and-the-foundation-of-the-inequality-among-mankind-by-jean-jacques-rousseau/
http://librivox.org/discours-sur-lorigine-et-les-fondements-de-linegalite-parmi-les-hommes-par-jean-jacques-rousseau/

KANT: Fundamental Principles of the Metaphysic of Morals

http://librivox.org/fundamental-principles-of-the-metaphysic-of-morals-by-immanuel-kant/

MILL: On Liberty

http://librivox.org/on-liberty-by-john-stuart-mill/

VOLTAIRE – Candide

http://librivox.org/candide01/
http://librivox.org/candide-by-voltaire/

NIETZSCHE – Beyond Good and Evil

http://librivox.org/beyond-good-and-evil-by-friedrich-nietzsche/

WHITEHEAD – Science and the Modern World [Ch I – VI] published 1925, likely in copyright

Other years' list can be found here

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