Global Great Books 1b - books of ideas

1b will include the earliest religio-philosophical and theoretical texts, from about the -13th century.
Rig Veda

  • Upanisads
  • Jewish Scriptures: Leviticus (Wayiqra), Deuteronomy (Devarim), Job, Psalms, Proverbs, Ecclesiastes, Isaiah, Lamentations, Daniel,
  • Hesiod - Theogony
  • Early Buddhist Sangha - the Nikaya
  • "Confucius" - Analects, Great Learning, Doctrine of the Mean
  • Mozi
  • Classic of Filial Piety
  • Presocractic philosophers
  • Bhagavad Gita
  • Plato - Dialogues (Meno, Republic, Gorgias, Apology/Crito/Phaedo, Symposium, Thaetetus)
  • Aristotle - Poetics, Ethics, Politics, Physics
  • Mencius
  • "Laozi" (Lao Tzu) - Daodejing (Tao Te Ching)
  • Zhuangzi (Chuang tzu)
  • Xunzi (Hsun Tzu)
  • Euclid - Elements
  • Hanfeizi (Han Fei Tzu)
  • Patanjali - Yoga Sutras and commentary by
  • Lotus Sutra
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