Great Books of the Western World: Robert Maynard Hutchins, Editor in Chief

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Robert Maynard Hutchins
Encyclopędia Britannica, 1952 - Literature
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User Review  - donbuch1 - LibraryThing

This classic series represents the Western canon not without academic controversy. The latest volumes of the Great Books include some women writers, but they are still definitely underrepresented ... Read full review

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User Review  - rylltraka - LibraryThing

The texts themselves are priceless, but the translations in this volume are seriously dated and often obscure the meaning of the Greek - especially worthy of disdain are the Aristophanes translations ... Read full review

Contents

THE CONFESSIONS Page
1
THE CITY OF GOD Page
129
ON CHRISTIAN DOCTRINE Page
621
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