Introduction to Great Books First Series

Introduction to Great Books First Series

ADU-I1 | ISBN 978-0-945159-97-1 | Softcover |
248 pages


Perfect for those new to the world of Great Books, this first volume in our Introduction to Great Books series contains mid-length readings and broad discussion questions that will help guide first-time Shared Inquiry™ participants. Also available is the Leader's Guide for this volume (ALG-I1).

Why War?
Sigmund Freud
The Melian Dialogue
The Social Me
William James
Rothschild's Fiddle
Anton Chekhov
Concerning the Division of Labor
Adam Smith
Maxim Gorky
How an Aristocracy May Be Created by Industry
Alexis de Tocqueville
Observation and Experiment
Claude Bernard
Everything That Rises Must Converge
Flannery O'Connor
An Essay in Aesthetics
Roger Fry
An Outpost of Progress
Joseph Conrad
On Studying
José Ortega y Gassett

Fiction selections are presented in their entirety. Most nonfiction selections are taken from longer works.