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200+ Great Books of the Western World According to Ranker

"Compiled by Encyclopedia Britannica, this is a list of the great books of the western world. It is our western canon gathered into a single package of 60 volumes. Initially compiled in the '50s, the Great Books of the Western World was updated in the '90s with a second edition. While the first three volumes of the compendium feature a dissertation on liberal education, Volume 4 and beyond contain various books that we have listed here. Both fiction and non-fiction have been included, as well as all genres. Encyclopedia Britannica did a fantastic job putting together this list of Great Books of the Western World. If you're looking for a great, timeless book, then this is the place to start."
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The Acharnians (Aristophanes)
The Acharnians (Aristophanes)
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The Acquisitive Society (R. H. Tawney)
The Acquisitive Society (R. H. Tawney)
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Advancement of Learning
Advancement of Learning
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Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn (Mark Twain)
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The Aeneid
The Aeneid
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Ajax (Sophocles)
Ajax (Sophocles)
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Alcestis
Alcestis
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All's Well That Ends Well
All's Well That Ends Well
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An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (David Hume)
An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding (David Hume)
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An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
An Essay Concerning Human Understanding
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An Introduction to Mathematics (Alfred North Whitehead)
An Introduction to Mathematics (Alfred North Whitehead)
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An Introduction to Metaphysics (Henri Bergson)
An Introduction to Metaphysics (Henri Bergson)
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Andromache
Andromache
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Animal Farm (George Orwell)
Animal Farm (George Orwell)
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Annales (Tacite)
Annales (Tacite)
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Antony and Cleopatra
Antony and Cleopatra
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The Apology
The Apology
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Areopagitica
Areopagitica
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As You Like It (William Shakespeare)
As You Like It (William Shakespeare)
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The Athenian Constitution (Aristotle)
The Athenian Constitution (Aristotle)
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Atomic Theory and the Description of Nature (Selections) (Niels Bohr)
Atomic Theory and the Description of Nature (Selections) (Niels Bohr)
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The Bacchae
The Bacchae
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The Beast in the Jungle
The Beast in the Jungle
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Berenice
Berenice
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Beyond Good and Evil
Beyond Good and Evil
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Beyond the Pleasure Principle (Sigmund Freud)
Beyond the Pleasure Principle (Sigmund Freud)
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The Birds (Camille Paglia)
The Birds (Camille Paglia)
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Book of Lemmas (Archimedes)
Book of Lemmas (Archimedes)
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The Brothers Karamazov
The Brothers Karamazov
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The Call of Cthulu
The Call of Cthulu
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Candide
Candide
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The Canterbury Tales
The Canterbury Tales
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Capital (Karl Marx)
Capital (Karl Marx)
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Categories (Aristotle)
Categories (Aristotle)
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Charmides
Charmides
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City of God
City of God
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The Clouds (Aristophanes)
The Clouds (Aristophanes)
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The Comedy of Errors
The Comedy of Errors
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Concerning Civil Government, Second Essay (John Locke)
Concerning Civil Government, Second Essay (John Locke)
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The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
The Confessions of Jean-Jacques Rousseau
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