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The Great Ideas Today - Index

The Great Ideas Today  (1961-1998)
Index by Annual Volume/Article Titles and Authors


Biological Sciences and Medicine, The Year's Developments In. Gilbert Cant 290-335.
Literature, The Year's Developments In. Mark Van Doren 142-187.
Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, The Year's Developments In. George P Grant 336-376.
Social Sciences, Law, and History, The Year's Developments In. Edward A. Shils 244-289.
Experience and Education. John Dewey. 379-419.
Is Democracy The Best Form of Government For The Newly Formed Nations? The Great Debate of the
Year (William 0. Douglas, Peregrine Worsthorne). 1-76.
Physical Sciences, Technology, and Astronomy, The Year's Developments In. Walter Sullivan188-243.
Relativity: The Special and General Theory. Albert Einstein. 421-477.
Seventeen New Nations-Colonialism Comes To An End. Milton Mayer. 79-101.
The Great Game-America Elects A President. Milton Mayer. 101-124.
The School For Wives. Moliere. 479-527.
Three Essays. Arnold J. Toynbee. 529-562.
Youth-The Young Go "Boom." Milton Mayer. 125-140.


Biological Sciences and Medicine, The Year's Developments In. Earl Ubell 272-313.
Literature, The Year's Developments In. Alfred Kazin 114-161.
Physical Sciences, Technology, and Astronomy, The Year's Developments In. George Gamow 162-219.
Automation. Milton Mayer. 82-104.
Does America's Best Hope For The Future Lie In Political Conservatism? The Great Debate of the Year
(Barry Goldwater, Jacob K. Javits). 1-52.
Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, The Year's Developments In.- James Collins 314-372.
Social Sciences, Law, and History, The Year's Developments In. Irving Kristol 220-271.
Television. Milton Mayer. 104-111.
The Acquisitive Society R.H. Tawney. 403-483.
The Dead. James Joyce. 523-552.
The Divided World. Milton Mayer. 54-82.
The Freedom of A Christian. Martin Luther. 375-402.
The Universe In The Light of Modern Physics. Max Planck. 485-522.


Biological Sciences and Medicine, The Year's Developments In. Leonard Engel & Kenneth Brodney 180-
Literature, The Year's Developments In. Saul Bellow 134-179.
Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, The Year's Developments In. John Herman Randall, Jr. 226-277.
Social Sciences, Law, and History, The Year's Developments In. Reuel Denney 358-392.
An Essay On Time: The Tempo of History (An Analysis). Milton Mayer.83-131.
Death In Venice. Thomas Mann.395-441.
Essay On Population. Robert Malthus.463-554.
Existentialism. Jean-Paul Sartre.443-462.
Has Man's Conquest of Space Increased Or Diminished His Stature? A Symposium (Herbert J. Muller,
Aldous Huxley, Hannah Arendt, Paul Tillich, Harrison Brown).1-82.
Physical Sciences, Technology, and Astronomy, The Year's Developments In.Edward U. Condon 278-357.
Space In Great Books of the Western World. Editors.74-82.


Biological Sciences and Medicine, The Year's Developments In. Rene Dubos 224-271.
Literature, The Year's Developments In. Stanley Kauffmann180-223.
Physical Sciences, Technology, and Astronomy, The Year's Developments In. Melba Phillips 272-313.
Social Sciences, Law, and History, The Year's Developments In. Daniel Bell 314-364.
A European View of American Science. Ritchie Calder. 74-95.
A German Historian Looks At America. Golo Mann. 30-57.
A Review of Tocqueville. John Stuart Mill. 476-491.
America From Far and Near. Alexei Adzhubei. 4-29.
An Italian Novelist Looks At America. Guido Piovene. 58-73.
Cybernation, Unemployment, and Freedom. Robert Theobald. 48-69.
Daisy Miller. Henry James. 366-413.
Democracy In America (Selections). Alexis De Tocqueville. 414-475.
Future Relations Between Europe and The United States. Raymond Aron. 96-111.
New Europe and The U.S.A. A Symposium (William Benton, Alexci Adzhubei, Golo Mann, Guido
Piovene, Ritchie Calder, Raymond Aron. Ix-116.
Pragmatism. William James. 492-579.
Progress Sharing: Key To A Private Property Economy. Arthur Larson. 70-89.
The Americanization of Europe. A Review In Pictures. 162-178.
The Americanization of Europe. Milton Mayer. 118-161.
The U.S. and The U.S.S.R. William Benton. Xii-Xv.
What Europeans Have To Say About Americans In Great Books of the Western World. 112-116.


Biological Sciences and Medicine, The Year's Developments In. George Gaylord Simpson 286-319.
Literature, The Year's Developments In. Stephen Spender166-211.
Physical Sciences, Technology, and Astronomy, The Year's Developments In. Jeremy Bernstein 320-370.
Automation and Jobs. Yale Brozen. 4-27.
Jobs For The Displaced: A Public Responsibility. Adolf A. Berle, Jr. 28-47.
On Death. A Review in Pictures. 150-164.
On Death. Milton Mayer. 106-149.
Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, The Year's Developments In.- John E. Smith 212-253.
Social Sciences, Law, and History, The Year's Developments In.- Kenneth E. Boulding 254-285.
The Challenge of Democracy. John Strachey. 520-589.
Utopia (Abridged). Sir Thomas More. 372-437.
Walden (Selections). Henry David Thoreau. 438-519.
Wealth and Happiness; Work and Leisure In Great Books of the Western World. Editors. 90-104.
Work, Wealth, and Leisure. A Symposium (Yale Brozen, Adolf A. Berle, Jr., Robert Theobald, Arthur
Larson). 1-104.


Biological Sciences and Medicine, The Year's Developments In. Warren S. Mcculloch &Warren M.
Brodey 288-334.
Literature, The Year's Developments In. Susan Sontag 146-193.
Physical Sciences, Technology, and Astronomy, The Year's Developments In. Hermann Bondi 240-287.
"On The Development of Ideas" From Essay On The Development of Christian Doctrine. John Henry
Newman. 406-453.
A New Look At Woman's Work. Anna Rosenberg Hoffman. 44-55.
How Woman Differs From Man: The Facts. Lucius F Cervantes. 4-13.
Social Sciences, Law, and History, The Year's Developments In.Asa Briggs 194-239.
The Changing Role of Woman: A Biosocial Interpretation. Lucius F. Cervantes. 28-43.
The Church and Women. James A. Pike. 56-71.
The Difference of Woman and The Difference It Makes. A Symposium (Elisabeth Mann Boryese, Lucius
F. Cervantes, Anna Rosenberg Hoffman, James A. Pike). 1-98.
The Metamorphoses (Selections). Ovid. 336-405.
The New Man. Milton Mayer. 100-144.
The Subjection of Women. John Stuart Mill. 454-528.
Woman In Great Books of the Western World. Editors. 72-82.
Woman: Nurture Makes The Difference. Elisabeth Mann Borgese. 14-27.
Woman: The Image of the Difference. A Pictorial Essay. 83-98.


Biological Sciences and Medicine, The Year's Developments In. Theodore Puck 196-237.
Philosophy, Religion, and Theology, The Year's Developments In. Langdon B. Gilkey 238-270.
Does Secular Theology Have A Future? Martin E. Marty. 38-53.
Eclipse of God. Martin Buber. 310-371.
Music, Painting, and Sculpture, The Year's Developments In. Roy Mcmullen. 82-157.
Physical Sciences, Technology, and Astronomy, The Year's Developments In. Stephen Toulmin 158-195.
Should Christianity Be Secularized? A Symposium (Harvey Cox, E.L. Mascall, Martin E. Marty, M.D.
Chenu). 1-80.
Sir Gawain and The Green Knight Anonymous. 426-536.
The Idea of Happiness. V. J. Mcgill. 272-308.
The Idea of Religion In Great Books of the Western World. Editors. 70-80.
The Need For A Theology of the World. M.D. Chenu. 54-69.
What Is Life? Erwin Schroedinger. 372-425.
Why Christianity Must Be Secularized. Harvey Cox. 8-21.
Why Christianity Should Not Be Secularized. E.L. Mascall. 22-37.


Archaeology. Leonard Cottrell. 170-249.
Contemporary Poetry. A Symposium (Louis Simpson, James Dickey, Stephen Spender). 78-119.
Ideas and Politics. A Symposium (Eugene J. Mccarthy, Theodore C. Sorensen, Richard H. Rovere, Arthur
Schlesinger, Jr.). 1-76.
Intellectuals In American Politics. Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr. 48-76.
Physics and Politics. Walter Bagehot. 406-495.
Politics and Dissent. Theodore C. Sorensen. 20-35.
Reassessment. Eugene J. McCarthy. 4-19.
Selected Prose and Poetry. William Wordsworth. 352-405.
Some American Images of Democracy. John Plamenatz. 250-300.
The Abolition of Man. C. S. Lewis. 496-536.
The Idea of Equality. Editors (Otto Bird). 301-350.
The New American Poetry. Louis Simpson. 80-89, 114-117 (Poems).
The New Biology and The Shaping of the Future. John R. Platt. 120-169.
The Self As Agent. James Dickey. 90-97, 108-113 (Poems).
The Vital Self and Secondary Means. Stephen Spender. 98-107, 117-119 (Poems).


A Catechism For Our Times. Mortimer J. Adler. 79-97.
Great Books of the Twentieth Century In Literature. Mark Van Doren. 276-314.
Inaugural Address At St. Andrews. John Stuart Mill. 384-417.
On The Organization of Institutions of Higher Learning In Berlin. Wilhelm Von Humboldt. 348-355.
Political Ideas In The United States. Richard H. Rovere. 36-47.
Proslogion, Gaunilo's Criticism, and Anselm's Reply. Anselm of Canterbury. 316-343.
Schooling and Education. John 1. Goodlad. 100-145.
Technology and Values. John G. Burke. 190-235.
The Function of the University In A Time of Crisis. Noarn Chomsky. 40-61.
The Idea of A University. John Henry Newman. 356-383.
The Idea of God and The Difficulties of Atheism. Etienne Gilson. 237-274.
The Philosophy of Science. Herbert Feigl. 146-189.
The Pluralistic University In The Pluralistic Society. Clark Kerr, 4-29.
The University As Custodian of Reason. Edward H. Levi. 30-39.
The University As Slaughterhouse. John R. Seeley. 62-78.
The University Today. A Symposium (Clark Kerr, Edward H. Levi, Noam Chomsky, John R. Seeley,
Mortimer J. Adler). 1-97.
Wallenstein-Part One: The Piccolomini. Friedrich Schiller. 418-537.


Anarchism and Revolution. Paul Goodman. 44-65.
Beethoven 1770-1827. Robert Mann. 85-90.
Linguistics. R.H. Robins. 178-227.
Literature. Kenneth Rexroth. 138-177.
Philosophy and Ethics. M.S. Gram and H.B. Veatch. 228-270.
Revolutionary Change. Arnold J. Toynbee. 4-27.
Social Science and Practical Problems. William Letwin. 92-137.
State and Revolution. Vi. Lenin. 386-453.
The Idea of Revolution In Great Books of the Western World. Editors (William Gorman). 79-84.
The Idea of Revolution. A Symposium (Arnold J. Toynbee, Ivan Illich, Paul Goodman, William F.
Buckley, Jr.). 1-84.
The Need For Cultural Revolution. Ivan Illich. 28-43.
The New Rhetoric: A Theory of Practical Reasoning. Chaim Perelman. 272-312.
The Praise of Folly. Desiderius Erasmus. 314-385.
The Sorry Condition of Counter-revolutionary Doctrine. William F. Buckley, Jr. 66-78.
Wallenstein-Part Two: The Death of Wallenstein. Friedrich Schiller. 454-530.


Civil Disobedience. Marshall Cohen. 238-278.
Ecology: A World Concern. Henry J. Kellermann 16-39.
Economic Growth: Some Pessimistic Reflections. E.J. Mishan. 52-71.
Human Rights Since 1945: An Appraisal. Ren6 Cassin. 4-15.
New Developments In Classical Studies. M.I. Finley. 122-167.
On The Formation of Coral-Reefs. Charles Darwin. 364-379.
On Translating Homer. Matthew Arnold. 402-445.
Preliminary Draft of A World Constitution. Robert M. Hutchins Et Al. 328-345.
Revolution In The Earth Sciences. Peter J. Wyllie. 168-237.
Sources of Our Common Thought: Homer and Plato. I.A. Richards. 280-326.
The Battle of the Books. Jonathan Swift. 380-401.
The Idea of World Community In Great Books of the Western World. Editors (William Gorman). 89-120.
The Problem of World Government. Jacques Maritain. 346-363.
The Prospects For World Government. Joseph S. Clark. 72-88.
The Time Machine. H.G. Wells. 446-505.
The World Community. A Symposium (Ren6 Cassin, Henry J. Kellermann, Arthur Lall, E.J. Mishan,
Joseph S. Clark). 1-120.
Toward A World University. Arthur Lai 1. 40-51.

Benito Cereno. Herman Melville. 416-473.
Changing Conceptions of the Police. Jerome H. Skolnick. 40-57.
Democratic Control and Professional Restraint. James F Ahern. 58-71.
Law, Authority, and The Limits of Law Enforcement In Great Books of the Western World. Editors
(William Gorman). 90-102.
Modern Philosophies of Law. Shirley Robin Letwin. 104-153.
Police That Serve Society. Ramsey Clark. 4-21.
The Civil Police. A Symposium (Ramsey Clark. Norval Morris, Jerome H. Skolnick, James F Ahern,
Casamayor). 1-102.
The Discipline of History. Henry Steele Commager. 228-297.
The Duration of Life. August Weismann. 394-415.
The Great Anti-School Campaign. Robert M. Hutchins. 154-227.
The Idea of Freedom-Part One. Charles Van Doren. 300-392.
The Problem of Power. Casamayor. 72-89.
The Proper Role of the Criminal Law. Norval Morris. 22-39.

A Fresh Look At Copernicus. Owen Gingerich. 154-178.
Heroes For An Ordinary World. Chaim Potok. 70-76.
Heroes In Black and White. Joy Gould Boymn. 57-62.
Heroism and Fortitude. Josef Pieper. 50-56.
In Defense of Socrates. Xenophon. 302-313.
No More Heroes. Ron Dorfman. 45-49.
Religio Medici. Sir Thomas Browne. 372-423.
She Stoops To Conquer. Oliver Goldsmith. 424-473.
The Anatomy of Justice In Taxation. Walter J. Blum and Harry Kalven, Jr. 130-153.
The Canterbury Tales. Mark Van Doren. 180-229.
The Hero and The Heroic Ideal In Great Books of the Western World. Editors (John Van Doren and Otto
Bird). 5-36.
The Hero and The Heroic Ideal. A Symposium (S.L.A. Marshall, Ron Dorfman, Josef Pieper, Jay Gould
Boyum, Sidney Hook, Chaim Potok). 1-76.
The Hero As A World Figure. Sidney Hook. 63-69.
The Idea of Freedom-Part Two. Charles Van Doren. 232-300.
The Song of Roland. Anonymous. 314-371.
The Widening Gyre: Philosophy In The Twentieth Century. W.T. Jones. 78-129.
We Must Have Heroes. S.L.A. Marshall. 37-44.


Advancement and Obsolescence In Science. Theodosius Dobzhansky. 51-61.
History and Tradition. J.H. Plumb. 62-76.
Impasse For The Elementary-Particle Concept. Geoffrey Chew. 92-125.
On Crimes and Punishments. Cesare Beccaria. 352-407.
Poetry and Mathematics. Scott Buchanan. 408-473.
St. Thomas Aquinas. G.K. Chesterton. 274-351.
The Idea of Justice. Otto Bird. 166-209.
The Idea of Tradition In Great Books of the Western World. Editors (William Gorman). 77-90.
The Planning of the Future. Bertrand De Jouvenel. 126-164.
Three Classics of Science. William A. Wallace. 212-272.
Tradition In Law. Harry Kalven, Jr. 21-34.
Tradition In The Arts. Frank Kermode. 35-50.
Tradition In Theology. Yves Cougar. 4-20.
Tradition. A Symposium (Yves Congar, Harry Kalven, Jr., Frank Kermode, Theodosius Dobzhansky, J.H.
Plumb). 1-90.


Aspects of Induced Language In Chimpanzees. David Mcneill. 25-39.
Language and Communication. A Symposium (Roger S. Fouts, David Mcneill, Frank E.X. Dance, Sydney
M. Lamb, Mortimer J. Adler). 1-100.
Language. Sydney M. Lamb. 58-71, 94-97.
Persuasion. Jane Austen. 302-431.
Political Philosophy In Our Time. Maurice Cranston. 102-145.
Speech Communication: The Sign of Mankind. Frank Ex Dance. 40-57, 98-100.
The Confusion of the Animalists. Mortimer J. Adler. 72-89.
The Constitution Revisited. Scott Buchanan. 432-461.
The Development of Human Linguistic Behaviors In Chimpanzees. Roger S. Fouts. 9-24, 90-93.
The Essence of Mathematics. Charles Sanders Peirce. 462-473.
The Federalist. Rexford G. Tugwell. 256-300.
The Planets Today: The New View From Space. Nicholas M. Short. 146-203.
The Poetry of Self-Creation. John Bayley. 204-254.


Adam Smith and The Spirit of Capitalism. Irving Kristol. 274-308.
Common Sense. Thomas Paine. 310-335.
Discontinuities & Discoveries: Innovation In Recent American Fiction. Albert J. Guerard. 108-151.
Discourses On Art (Selections). Sir Joshua Reynolds. 336-427.
Don Quixote's Profession. Mark Van Doren. 428-473.
Economic Stabilization Policies In The United States. James Tobin. 39-55.
Education and The State: Learning Community. Joseph J. Schwab. 234-272.
Inflation. Arnold C. Harberger. 94-106.
International Corporations and The World Economy. Grant L. Reuber. 21-38.
Old Problems and New In International Relations. David E. and Philip M. Kaiser. 194-231.
The Developing Countries. Jagdish Bhagwati. 56-74.
The New Biology: Decline of the Baconian Creed. Gunther S. Stent. 152-193.
The Welfare State In The World Economy. Martin Bronfenbrenner. 75-93.
Trade In The World Economy. Herbert Giersch. 5-20.
World Economy. A Symposium (Herbert Giersch, Grant L. Reuber, James Tobin, Jagdish Bhagwati,
Martin Bronfenbrenner, Arnold C. Harberger). 1-106.


Culture and Society. A Symposium (Waldemar A. Nielsen, Jacques Rigaud, Arnold Goodman, Michael
Straight, Philipp Fehl). 3-90.
Human Fossils: The New Revolution. Charles E. Oxnard. 92-153.
Patronage Through The Ages. Philipp Fehl. 74-90.
Public Funding of the Arts In America. Michael Straight. 53-73.
Religion Within The Limits of Reason Alone. Immanuel Kant. 368-403.
State Subsidy and Artistic Freedom. Arnold Goodman. 41-52.
The Comparison of Related Forms. D'arcy Wentworth Thompson. 320-367.
The Golden Flower Pot. E.T.A. Hoffmann. 426-473.
The Growth of Public Patronage. Waldemar A. Nielsen. 7-27.
The Idea of A Modem Museum. Roy Mcmullen. 154-202.
The Idea of Religion-Part One. John Edward Sullivan. 204-276.
The Need For A Comprehensive Cultural Policy. Jacques Rigaud. 28-40.
The Philosophy of Kant. Anthony Quinton. 278-317.
The Utility of Religion. John Stuart Mill. 404-425.


A Disputation on the Future of Democracy. (Mortimer J. Adler, Maurice Cranston, Anthony Quinton:
Moderator: Bill Moyers). 3-70.
An Introduction To The Study of Experimental Medicine. Claude Bernard. 340-473.
Beyond Narrative: The Future of the Feature Film. Roger Ebert. 176-215.
Management Medicine: The Doctor's Job Today. Franz J. Ingelfinger. 104-175.
Regarding The End of Medicine and The Pursuit of Health. Leon R. Kass. 72-103.
The Idea of Religion-Part Two. John Edward Sullivan. 218-312.
The Physician In Spite of Himself. Moliere. 314-339.


Einstein's General Theory of Relativity and Cosmology. S. Chandrasekhar. 90-138.
Great Books of Science In The Twentieth Century: Physics. Gerald Holton and Katherine Sopka. 224-277.
Lives of the Poets (Selections). Samuel Johnson. 336-386.
Mach's Principle, 1879-1979. Dennis W. Sciama. 56-67.
Modern Cosmology. A Symposium (James E. Gunn, Stephen W. Hawking, P.C.W. Davies, Dennis W.
Sciama, Owen Gingerich). 3-87.
Observations In Cosmology: The Shape of Space and The Totality of Time. James E. Gunn. 7-32.
On The Idea of Beauty. Donald Metric. 184-222.
Order and Disorder In The Universe. Pcw. Davies. 43-55.
Popular Scientific Lectures (Selections). Ernst Mach. 388-443.
Reviews of Recent Books: The Life of the Mind, By Hannah Arendt, and On Human Nature, By Edward 0.
Wilson. William Gorman. 280-303.
The Aethereal Sky: Man's Search for A Plenum Universe. Owen Gingerich. 68-87.
The Limits of Space and Time. Stephen W. Hawking. 33-42.
The Social Sciences Since The Second World Warpart One. Daniel Bell. 139-181.
Thucydides. J.B. Bury. 306-335.
Two Old Men. Leo Tolstoy. 456-471.
Young Goodman Brown. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 444-455.


"The Dynamo and The Virgin" From The Education of Henry Adams. Henry Adams. 452-460.
A Dolls House. Henrik Ibsen. 399-451.
Energy: The International Economic Implications. Ragaei El Mallakh. 72-83.
On Greek Tragedy. Seth Benardete. 102-143.
Selected Essays. Arthur Schopenhauer. 306-397.
Soft Energy Paths: How To Enjoy The Inevitable. Amory B. Lovins. 27-51.
The Energy Crisis and Foreign Policy: The Diplomacy of Transition. Franklin Tugwell. 52-71.
The Explosion of Biological Information. Francis Crick. 144-183.
The Idea of Nature, East and West. Hajime Nakamura. 234-304.
The Social Sciences Since The Second World Warpart Two. Daniel Bell. 184-232.
Toward A Sustainable Energy Future. David J. Rose. 9-26.
World Energy and The Challenge To Industrial Civilization. Willis Harman. 84-99.
World Energy Prospects. A Symposium (David J. Rose, Amory B. Lovins, Franklin Tugwell, Ragaei El
Mallakh, Willis W. Harman). 3-99.


An Essay On Criticism. Alexander Pope. 256-275.
Ashley Montagu (Ed.): Sociobiology Examined. John Van Doren . 219-234.
Candide. Voltaire. 368-435.
Edward Gibbon's Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire. Hugh Trevor-Roper. 116-158.
Ethics In A Permissive Society: The Controversy Regarding The Objectivity of Moral Values. Otto Bird.
Hans Kung: Does God Exist? Mortimer J. Adler and Wayne F Moquin. 188-203.
Morris Kline: Mathematics—The Loss of Certainty. Charles Van Doren. 204-218.
On The Aims and Instruments of Scientific Thought. William Kingdon Clifford. 454-470.
The Autobiography of Edward Gibbon. Edward Gibbon. 276-367.
The Emergence of Post-Modern Science. Stephen Toulmin. 68-114.
The Great Instauration. Francis Bacon. 436-452.
The True History. Lucian. 236-255.
Theatre In The Twentieth Century. Norris Houghton. 4-67.


Climate: Yesterday, Today, and Tomorrow. F. Kenneth Hare. 51-103.
Electing The U.S. President. Douglass Cater. 16-50.
Machine Thinking and Thinking Machines. Charles Van Doren. 256-279.
Man A Machine. Julien De La Mettrie. 380-411.
Minds and Brains: Angels, Humans, and Brutes. Mortimer J. Adler. 2-14.
Philosophy In Our Time. Mortimer J. Adler. 238-255.
Recent Contributions To Our Knowledge of the Bible. Raymond E. Brown. 104-157.
Re-thinking The Penses of Pascal. Otto Bird. 212-236.
Synchophantasy In Economics: A Review of George Gilder's Wealth and Poverty. Louis 0. and Patricia
Herter Kelso. 280-292.
The Consolation of Philosophy. Boethius. 296-379.
The Function of Criticism At The Present Time. Matthew Arnold. 412-430.
The President of the United States. Woodrow Wilson. 450-469.
The Real Thing. Henry James. 432-449.
Theories of Literature In The Twentieth Century. Harvey Goldstein. 158-210.


Astronomia Nova (Selections). Johannes Kepler. 306-341.
Brandel's Mediterranean. Charles Van Doren. 266-288.
Dante The Thinker: Poetry and Philosophy. Otto Bird. 204-235.
Evolution of Life: Evidence For A New Pattern. Steven M. Stanley. 2-54.
Mathematics In Our Time. Felix E. Browder. 55-110.
Phaedra. Jean Racine. 342-395.
Ptolemy, Copernicus, and Kepler. Owen Gingerich. 137-180.
Reflections On Galen. Douglas Buchanan. 112-136.
Scott Buchanan's So Reason Can Rule. Ramsey Clark. 289-301.
The Birth of Tragedy. Friedrich Nietzsche. 396-469.
The Child As Reader. Clifton Fadiman. 236-264.
The Idea of Civil Police. (John Van Doren). 182-202.


An Introduction To Confucian Thought. George Anastaplo. 124-170.
Art and Utility. Horatio Greenough. 292-357.
Democratic Vistas. Walt Whitman. 428-469.
Odyssey Variations. Mark Perlberg. 171-177.
On Instinct. Charles Darwin. 358-376.
Phases of Matter. Scott Desjardins. 43-92.
Technology and Beauty. Mario Salvadori. 178-232.
The Ambiguities of Don Quixote. Otto Bird. 94-122.
The Analects. Confucius. 236-290.
The State of Fiction Today. Susan Fromberg Schaeffer. 11-42.
The Unification of Physics. Stephen Hawking. 2-10.
Tokens of Ourselves (Poetry Anthology). William Darkey. 378-427.


An Introduction To Hindu Thought: The Bhagavad Git). George Anastaplo. 258-285.
Bhagavad Gito. Anonymous. 290-337.
Laocoon. Gotthold Ephraim Lessing. 380-469.
Newton's Path To The Principia. Curtis Wilson. 178-229.
Post-Political and Elegiac Poetry. Stephen Spender. 2-51.
The Christian Skepticism of Montaigne. Otto Bird. 120-149.
The Inefficacy of the Good: On Reading Thucydides. Douglas Allanbrook. 150-175.
The New Biology and Its Human Implications. Theodore T. Puck. 52-78.
The Social Contracts of Jean-Jacques Rousseau. Maurice Cranston. 80-119.
Three Essays. Josiah Royce. 338-378.
Why The Computer Is Only As Good As It Is. Charles Van Doren. 230-257.


A Revolution In Music: Rousseau, Rameau, and The War of the Opera Houses In Paris In 1752. Maurice
Cranston. 268-287.
American Art Since Mid-Century. Donald B. Kuspit. 2-61.
An Introduction To Mesopotamian Thought: The Gilgamesh Epic. George Anastaplo. 288-313.
Animals and Men. Anthony Quinton. 94-153.
Are There Real Analogies In Nature? James Clerk Maxwell. 421-425.
Chaos: A View of Complexity in the Physical Sciences. Leo P. Kadanoff. 62-92.
Ether. James Clerk Maxwell. 435-443.
Matter and Motion. James Clerk Maxwell. 348-418.
Maxwell's Treatise and The Restoration of the Cosmos. Thomas K. Simpson. 218-267.
On Action at A Distance. James Clerk Maxwell. 426-434.
On Reading Euclid. Otto Bird. 184-216.
The Idea of Dialectic. Mortimer J. Adler. 154-177.
The Madonna of the Future. Henry James. 444-469.
Two Approaches to the Authors of the Great Books. Mortimer J. Adler. 178-183.


A Dream of Red Mansions. C.T. Hsia. 277-284.
A Note On The Mencius. Irene Bloom. 259-267.
Akuntalo and The Ring of Recollection. K)Iid)Sa. 406-469.
K)Iid)Sa's ,Akuntal). Barbara Stoler Miller. 244-253.
On Reading The Summa: An Introduction To Saint Thomas Aquinas. Otto Bird. 126-154.
T'ang Poetry: A Return To Basics. Burton Watson. 267-277.
The American Economy. Lester C. Thurow. 2-51.
The Great Books of the East. William Theodore De Bary. 222-244.
The Invention of the Presidency. Marcus Cunliffe. 156-221.
The Rights of Man. Thomas Paine. 300-405.
The Tale of Genji. Edward Seidensticker. 286-291.
The Teaching of Wmalakirti. Robert A.F. Thurman. 253-259.
Toward A Reading of Capital. Thomas K. Simpson. 74-125.
Tsurezure-Gusa. Donald Keene. 291-298.
We The People: The Rulers and The Ruled. George Anastaplo. 52-72.


A Commentary On Aristotle's Nicomachean Ethics. Mortimer J. Adler. 290-311.
Changing Views of Natural Catastrophe. David M. Raup. 54-77.
Ethan Frome. Edith Wharton. 406-467.
Ethics: Fourth Century B.C. and Twentieth Century A.D. Mortimer J. Adler. 274-287.
God of Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob. Joe Sachs. 224-251.
In Re Allan Bloom: A Respectful Dissent. George Anastaplo. 252-273.
Introduction To The Study of Practical Wisdom. Yves R. Simon. 382-405.
Saint Augustine On Reading. Otto Bird. 132-161.
Spooky Actions At A Distance: Mysteries of the Quantum Theory. N. David Mermin. 2-53.
The Great Didactic (Selections). John Amos Comenius. 312-381.
The New Pythagoreans: Reflections On The Idea of Science In Our Time. Part 1: The Physicists. Thomas
K. Simpson. 162-221.
Twentieth-Century Music. Douglas Allanbrook. 78-129.


An Introduction To Islamic Thought: The Koran. George Anastaplo. 234-282.
Commentaries On The Laws of England (Selections). Sir William Blackstone. 286-315.
Early Writings On Labour, Property, and Communism. Karl Marx. 386-405.
Essay On Locke's Two Treatises of Government. Richard Ashcraft. 123-161.
On Legal Practice and Education At The Present Time. William T. Braithwaite. 44-100.
Songs of Innocence and Songs of Experience. William Blake. 316-353.
The Last Days of Immanuel Kant. Thomas De Quincey. 354-385.
The New Pythagoreans 11: The Scientists of Life and The World Food Problem. Thomas K. Simpson.
The Novel In Europe Today: Experiment and Regression. John Bayley. 2-43.
The School and Society. John Dewey. 432-469.
The Settlement House. Jane Addams. 406-431.
Virgil and Hippocrates: A Reading of the Georgics. Otto Bird. 102-122.


"Reality and Appearances" From Ten Philosophical Mistakes. Mortimer J. Adler. 318-323.
A Simple Heart. Gustave Flaubert. 422-447.
Determinism and Reality. Stanley L. Jaki. 276-302.
Developments In Contemporary Architecture 1945-1990. Kenneth Frampton. 2-67.
Eddington's Two Tables. A. Brian Pippard. 311-317.
Gender and Science: 1990. Evelyn Fox Keller. 68-93.
How Things Seem and What They Are: A Philosophical-Scientific Discussion (Sir Arthur S. Eddington, A.
Brian Pippard, Mortimer J. Adler). 304-323.
Mental Images In Cognitive Psychology. Eva T.H. Brann. 94-137.
The End of the Conflict Between Capitalism and Communism. Mortimer J. Adler. 224-275.
The Invincible Ignorance of Science. A. Brian Pippard. 324-337.
The Nature of the Physical World (Introduction). Sir Arthur S. Eddington. 307-310.
The New Pythagoreans Iii: The Scientists of the Mind (Part One). Thomas K. Simpson. 174-221.
The Stones of Venice (Selections). John Ruskin. 338-421.
Tragedy and Comedy. Harvey D. Goldstein. 140-173.


Concerning Liberal Education. William Whewell. 376-431.
Great Books and Liberal Arts. Otto Bird. 200-226.
Music As A Liberal Art. Bruce Venable. 287-316.
The Biology of Immune Responses, Michael Edidin. 2-59.
The Making of the Bill of Rights, 1791. Arranged By George Anastaplo. 318-375.
The New Pythagoreans Iii: The Scientists of the Mind (Part Two). Thomas K. Simpson. 142-199.
The State of Christian Theology In North America. William J. Abraham. 242-286.
The Transcultural and The Multicultural. Mortimer J. Adler. 227-240.
Twentieth-Century Dance. Sally Banes. 60-140.
Ward Number Six. Anton Chekhov. 432-480.


An Introduction To Buddhist Thought. George Anastaplo. 218-247.
Contemporary Views of Happiness. Deal W. Hudson. 170-216.
Kepler's Anguish and Hawking's Queries: Reflections On Natural Theology. Owen Gingerich. 271-286.
Latin-American Literature Today Part One: Background To The "Boom." Ren6 De Costa. 2-41.
Monkey. Folk Novel of China (In Part). Wu Ch'8ng-6n. 306-349.
Natural Theology, Chance, and God. Mortimer J. Adler. 287-301.
Rediscovering Natural Law. Scott Buchanan. 436-470.
Response To Mortimer J. Adler. Owen Gingerich. 302-304.
Science As Mystery: A Speculative Reading of Newton's Principia. Thomas K. Simpson. 96169.
The Awakening. Kate Chopin. 350-435.
The Evolution of Homo Sapiens. Christopher B. Stringer. 42-94.
The Romantic Imagination. Maurice Cranston. 248-270.


"Notes From Yon Exaltations Caught": Church Singing and The Fathers. Bruce Venable. 164-212.
A Philosophical Problem To Be Solved. Mortimer J. Adler. 329-332.
An Introduction To North American Indian Thought. George Anastaplo. 252-286.
Architectural Papers. Louis H. Sullivan. 392-431.
Ball-Of-Fat. Guy De Maupassant. 435-457.
Bentham. John Stuart Mill. 334-363.
Egonomics: The Economics of Personal Conflict. Jon Elster. 87-135.
Infinity and Controversy. Otto Bird. 138-163.
Latin-American Literature Today Part Two: Beyond The "Boom." Ren6 De Costa. 50-86.
Mademoiselle Fifi. Guy De Maupassant. 458-465.
Selected Essays. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 364-391.
Space and Dimensionality. Thomas K. Simpson. 2-49.
The Ambiguity of Nationalism. Maurice Cranston. 214-251.
The Jeffersonian City. Peter D. Paul. 287-328.
Toine. Guy De Maupassant. 466-471.


English Traits. Ralph Waldo Emerson. 274-345.
From The History of the Russian Revolution. Leon Trotsky. 346-381.
Human Nature, Gender, and Ethnicity (Part One). Deal W. Hudson. 127-167.
Language and Science: Genetics, Embryology, and The Discourse of Gene Action. Evelyn Fox Keller. 2-
Mind and Brain: The Genius of Fortune. Robert H. Kohn. 260-272.
On The Use, Neglect, and Abuse of Veils: The Parliaments of the World's Religions, 1893, 1993. George
Anastaplo. 30-57.
Science and Religion In The Work of Lucretius. Otto Bird. 60-85.
The Pilgrim's Progress. John Bunyan. 382-471; 230-333.
The Psychology of Tocqueville's Democracy In America. Jon Elster. 86-126.
Trotsky's The History of the Russian Revolution. Thomas K. Simpson. 170-230.
Why Lawyers Lie. William T. Braithwaite. 231-259.


An Introduction To "Ancient" African Thought. George Anastaplo. 146-177.
Contemporary Poetry's Mother Tongues. Alfred Corn. 2-33.
Goods In Common: Efficiency and Community. James O'toole. 80-115.
Human Nature, Gender, and Ethnicity (Part Two). Deal W. Hudson. 116-144.
The Modern Interaction of Science and Theology. John Polkinghorne. 34-54.
The Souls of Black Folk. W.E.B. Du Bois. 334-471.
The Spaces of Democracy. Stephen Kern. 56-79.
The Voice of Silence: Charlie Chaplin. Thomas K. Simpson. 178-228.


Crowley Castle. Elizabeth Gaskell. 382-409.
Film, Attention, and Communication. No6 Carroll. 2-49.
Montaigne's Psychology. Jon Elster. 108-155.
Mr. Harrison's Confessions. Elizabeth Gaskell. 322-381.
On Goethe's Scientific Researches. Hermann Von Helmholtz. 282-297.
On Robert's Rules of Order. George Anastaplo. 232-257.
On Thought In Medicine. Hermann Von Helmholtz. 298-319.
Poetic Justice. John Van Doren. 258-276.
Rethinking The Art of Medicine. Mark Swaim and Galen Wagner. 50-84.
Shakespeare's Fairy Tales: Cordelia As Cinderella. Cynthia L. Rutz. 86-107.
The Condition of Knowledge. Charles Van Doren. 156-178.
The Epic of Gilgamesh. Anonymous. 318-347.
The Manchester Marriage. Elizabeth Gaskell. 410-433.
The Varieties of Metaphysical Poetry. Reviewed By John Bayley. 436-441.
Virtuality. Thomas K. Simpson. 180-231.


A Plea For John Brown. Henry David Thoreau. 400-421.
Good Housekeeping: The Real Economics of the Caribbean. Thomas K. Simpson. 124-182.
My Kinsman, Major Molineux. Nathaniel Hawthorne. 422-441.
Our Political Situation: Good Government, Selfgovernment, and American Democracy. Laurence Berns.
Postmodernism: A Critical Diagnosis. Alex Callinicos. 206-256.
Shakespeare's Fairy Tales: The Origin of the Merchant of Venice. Cynthia L. Rutz. 184-205.
Teaching, Nature, and The Moral Virtues. George Anastaplo. 2-45.
The Liberal Arts of Words and Numbers. Otto Bird. 46-76.
The Teacher. Saint Augustine. 258-297.
Woman In The Nineteenth Century. Margaret Fuller. 298-399.


Abode of the Modern Muse: The Science Museum. Thomas K. Simpson. 2-67.
Address and Declaration at The Seneca Falls Convention of 1848. Elizabeth Cady Stanton. 334-341.
Applied Anthropology: The State of the Art. Margaret Mead. 404-434.
Aristotle on the Emotions. Jon Elster. 230-271.
Enfranchisement of Women. Harriet Taylor Mill. 352-381.
Evolution and Permanence of Type. Louis Agassiz. 382-403.
Fellowship of Reason: The American Association For The Advancement of Science At 150. Thomas K.
Simpson. 68-73.
Natural Rights. James O'toole. 174-206.
On Beginnings. George Anastaplo. 138-173.
On Discovery, The Healing Power of Nature, and The Value of Poetry. Diane Ackerman. 272-292.
Shakespeare's Fairy Tales: Is All Well That Ends Well In Shakespeare's Comedies? Cynthia L. Rutz. 208-
The Meaning of Quantum Theory. Richard Healey. 74-105.
The Solitude of Self. Elizabeth Cady Stanton. 342-351.
Theogony. Hesiod. 294-329.
What Kinds of Science Are Worth Supporting? A New Look, and A New Mode. Gerald Holton. 106-136.
Why History Matters. Reviewed By Paulette Roeske. 436-440.