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A random.random() Weblog: 2023 Great Books Commentary

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NEW TESTAMENT: [The Gospel According to Saint Matthew, The Acts of the Apostles]

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St. Augustine: Confessions

St. Augustine: Confessions (Book II and III) Book II is the definition of concupiscence – the tendency toward evil, particularly love mistaken for lust (I

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St. Augustine: Confessions

Saint Augustine: Confessions (Book 1) Book 1 Saint Augustine raises some interesting points at the beginning of his book.  First, he begins his story as

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Plato: Apology

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2023 Reading Guide (Remaining):

ARISTOPHANES: Clouds, Lysistrata

PLATO: Crito, Republic [Book I-II]

ARISTOTLE: Ethics [Book I]

ARISTOTLE: Politics [Book I]

PLUTARCH: The Lives of the Noble Grecians and Romans [Lycurgus, Numa Pompilius, Lycurgus and Numa Compared, Alexander, Caesar]


RABELAIS: Gargantua and Pantagruel [Book I-II]

MONTAIGNE: Essays [Of Custom, and That We Should Not Easily Change a Law Received; Of Pedantry; Of the Education of Children; That It Is Folly to Measure Truth and Error by Our Own Capacity; Of Cannibals; That the Relish of Good and Evil Depends in a Great Measure upon the Opinion We Have of Them; Upon Some Verses of Virgil]


LOCKE: Concerning Civil Government [Second Essay]

ROUSSEAU: The Social Contract [Book I-II]

GIBBON: The Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire [Ch. 15-16]

The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution of the United States, The Federalist [Numbers 1-10, 31, 47, 51, 68-71]

SMITH: The Wealth of Nations [Introduction Book I, Ch. 9]

MARX-ENGELS: Manifesto of the Communist Party

TOCQUEVILLE – Democracy in America [Vol 1, part II ch 6-8]

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