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User Review  - wildbill - LibraryThing

The first time I started this book I was in my teens. This time I was able to get past the first fifty pages and found an enjoyable and at times disturbing book. The book contains elements of satire ... Read full review

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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  - davidpwithun - LibraryThing

I'm probably one of a very few people who has sat and read the Synopticon from front to back. Though it might seem like a strange practice, nearly like reading the dictionary or an encyclopedia, I can ... Read full review

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User Review  - davidpwithun - LibraryThing

I'm probably one of a very few people who has sat and read the Synopticon from front to back. Though it might seem like a strange practice, nearly like reading the dictionary or an encyclopedia, I can ... Read full review

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User Review  - davidpwithun - LibraryThing

As I read this book, there were many times that I went to the computer, ready to share a gem of a sentence or a passage with my friends on Facebook or with my readers on my website. Each time I did so ... 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

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User Review  - wildbill - LibraryThing

This is a review of "The Great Conversation" which is either a short book or a lengthy essay written by Robert Maynard Hutchins. It is written as an introduction to The Great Books of the Western ... Read full review

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This book is missing pages 369-370

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User Review  - pjskimin - LibraryThing

Picked up this entire set in excellent condition at a library sponsored used book sale for $60.00. hands down one of my best finds. Read full review

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User Review  - paideiabooks - LibraryThing

The Great Books are all you need to give yourself a liberal arts education. I'm so happy to be adding this set of books to my shelf. Read full review


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