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 A collection of the Great Books published by Britannica.  The complete series ran from  (1961-1998).

This collection is the 10 year period from 1973 to 1973.  All hardcovers in good condition.  

Content Includes:

1963

Biological Sciences and Medicine, The Year's Developments In. Leonard Engel & Kenneth Brodney 180-
225.
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.

1964

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.

1965

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.

1966

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.

1967

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.

1968

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).

1969

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.

1970

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.

1971

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.

1972
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.

1973
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.

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