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Great Conversations 2

Great Conversations 2

ADU-GC2 | ISBN 978-0-945159-48-3 | Softcover |
348 pages


Great Conversations 2, an anthology of fifteen classic and contemporary selections, is ideal for book discussion groups and college humanities courses. Biographical headnotes and discussion questions accompany each selection, and a thematic guide offers suggestions for reading the selections across genres and disciplines.

The Story of Samson
(Judges 13–16)
Selected Poems
John Donne
Meditations 1
Meditations 2
René Descartes
The Nose
Nikolai Gogal
The Grand Inquisitor
Fyodor Dostoevsky
The Fall of the House of Usher
Edgar Allan Poe
Bartleby the Scrivener
Herman Melville
Goblin Market
Christina Rossetti
Physics and World Philosophy
Max Planck
The Playboy of the Western World
John M. Synge
Planning and Democracy
Friedrich A. Hayek
Distributive Justice
John Rawls
Guests of the Nation
Frank O'Connor
Which New Era Would That Be?
Nadine Gordimer
What We Talk About When We Talk About Love
Raymond Carver


Mary Shelley
Eichmann in Jerusalem
Hannah Arendt

*Indicates a selection from a longer work.