Advancement of Learning ; Novum Organum ; New AtlantisBook - 1990
From the ancient classics to the recent masterpieces, the Great Books of the Western World is the ultimate introduction to the ideas, stories, and discoveries that have shaped modern civilization. Authoritative and accurate, this collection represents the essential core of the Western literary canon, compiling 517 of the most significant achievements in literature, history, philosophy, and science.
Publisher: Chicago ; London : Encyclopaedia Britannica, c1990
Characteristics: xii, 697 p. ; 24 cm