22 June 2015

List of Books

Below is a list of books another homeschooling mom posted. She states that she was given this by a college admissions person. I am saving as in a few years (about 6 I will have 1 going). This is just for saving not for debate. If you are interested in it, great. If you want to debate this list, I am only saving it for my use.

Homer: The Odyssey
Aeschylus: Agamemnon
Sophocles: Antigone

Aristophanes: The Clouds
Euclid: Elements
Aristotle: Nicomachean Ethics; Politics
Plato: Apology; Phaedo; Crito; Euthyphro; The Republic
Virgil: The Aeneid
Augustine: City of God; Confessions; On Free Choice of the Will
Aquinas: Selections from Summa Theologica
Dante: The Inferno
Chaucer: “The Franklin’s Tale”
More: Utopia
Luther: On Secular Authority
Calvin: On Civil Government
Shakespeare: As You Like It; King Lear
Cervantes: Don Quixote
Milton: Paradise Lost
Hobbes: Leviathan
Swift: Gulliver’s Travels
Voltaire: Candide
Locke: Second Treatise
Rousseau: Discourse on Inequality; the Social Contract
Burke: Reflections on the Revolution in France
Paine: Common Sense
Kant: Grounding for the Metaphysics of Morals; Perpetual Peace
Goethe: Faust
Shelley: Frankenstein
de Tocqueville: Democracy in America
Dostoevsky: Crime and Punishment
Marx: The Communist Manifesto
Tolstoy: The Death of Ivan Ilyich
Chekhov: The Cherry Orchard
Mill: Utilitarianism
Nietzsche: Basic Writings
Conrad: Heart of Darkness
Kafka: The Metamorphosis
Eliot: The Wasteland
Brecht: Mother Courage and Her Children
Beckett: Waiting for Godot
Pirandello: Six Characters in Search of an Author
Kirk: The Roots of American Order
Lewis: The Weight of Glory; The Discarded Image; The Abolition of Man
The Magna Carta
Mayflower Compact
Declaration of Independence
Articles of Confederation
The United States Constitution
Federalist Papers
Anti-Federalist Papers
The Rights of Man

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