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Books, Three


G. Books that shook the world

26. Why were these so influential and revolutionary? What were their consequences?

a) The Codes of Hammurabi
b) Avesta, Zoroastrian scripture
c) Upanishads, Hindu scripture
d) The Iliad and Odyssey, by Homer
e) Analects, by Confucius

f) Tao Te Ching, by Lao Tsu
g) Histories, by Herodotus
h) The Republic, by Plato
i) Nature of Man, by Hippocrates
j) Corpus Aristotelicum, by Aristotle

k) Anatomical Procedures, by Galen
l) Bible, Jewish and Christian scripture
m) The City of God, by Saint Augustine
n) Qur’an, Muslim scripture
o) Summa Theologica, by Saint Thomas Aquinas

p) Opus maius, by Roger Bacon
q) Ill Milione (the Million or the Travels), by Marco Polo
r) On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres, by Copernicus
s) The Prince, by Nicolo Machiavelli
t) Utopia, by Thomas Moore

u) The Advancement of Learning, and New Instrument, by Francis Bacon
v) Ninety-Five Theses, by Martin Luther
w) Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems, by Galileo Galilei
x) Discourse on Method, by Rene Descartes
y) Principia Mathematica, by Isaac Newton

z) Candide, by Voltaire
aa) Critique of Pure Reason, by Emmanuel Kant
bb) Origin and Foundations of Inequality and The Social Contract, by Rousseau
cc) Two Treatises of Government, by John Locke
dd) The Wealth of Nations, by Adam Smith

ee) Essay on the Principle of Population, by Thomas ff) Malthus
gg) Das Kapital and The Communist Manifesto, by Karl Marx and Friedrick Engels.
hh) The Origin of Species, by Charles Darwin
ii) The Jungle, by Upton Sinclair
jj) Twenty Leagues under the Sea, by Jules Verne

kk) The Interpretation of Dreams, by Sigmund Freud
ll) General Theory of Employment, Interest, and Money, mm) by John Maynard Keynes
nn) The Road to Serfdom, by Fredrick Von Hayek
oo) 1984, by George Orwell
pp) Man’s Search for Meaning, by Victor Frankl

qq) Capitalism and Freedom, Milton Friedman
rr) Silent Spring, by Rachel Carson
ss) The Feminine Mystique, by Betty Friedman.
tt) The Population Bomb, by Paul Ehrich.
uu) No Logo, by Naomi Klein.


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