29 great books of the western world

world,30 Nov , 2015
by Postmaters blogger 30 Nov , 2015

29 prodigious educators and their contributions by western world 

Contributions by the western world are remarkable in scientific,  engineering and philosophical knowledge.This includes cultural criticism, Rhetoric, philosophical logic and reasoning, poetry and plays, political and medical writings. The Scientific foundation of the modern world is indebted to the many dedicated scientists like Archimedes,   Pythagoras, Euclid, Galileo Galilei, and Issac newton, are of western lineage. The following list is of most influential peoples from various fields.

Artistic literature

The Iliad and Odyssey by Homer(8th century  BC).

Poetry and Plays by William Shakespeare(1564-1616).

The Old Man and the Sea  by Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961).

Les Misérables  by Victor Hugo(1802-1885).

Histories by Herodotus(485-425 BC).

Dialogues and The Republic  by Plato(428-347 BC).

Work by  Aristotle (384-322 BC).

Candide by Voltaire (1694-1778).

War and Peace, Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy (1828-1910).

Mein Kampf  by Adolf Hitler (1889-1945).

The Communist Manifesto by Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels  (1820-1895).

Das Kapital (Capital) by Karl Marx(1818-1883).


Medical Writings by Hippocrates  (460-377 BC).

Elements by  Euclid  (3rd century BC).

Works by Archimedes (287-212 BC).

Notebooks by Leonardo da Vinci (1452-1519).

Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems  by Galileo Galilei  (1564-1642).

Mathematical Principles of Natural Philosophy, Opticks by  Isaac Newton  (1642-1727).

A New System of Chemical Philosophy by John Dalton (1766-1844).

The Provincial Letters, Pensées by Blaise Pascal  (1623-1662).

Origin and Development of the Quantum Theory; Where Is Science Going? by  Max Planck (1858-1947).

On the Origin of Species, The Descent of Man by Charles Darwin  (1809-1882).

Relativity: The Special and the General Theory  Albert Einstein (1879-1955).

philosophical literature

Representative Men, Essays by Ralph Waldo Emerson (1803-1882).

The Innocents Abroad, The Mysterious Stranger by Mark Twain (1835-1910).

Principles of Mathematics, The Problems of Philosophy by Bertrand Russell (1872-1970).

Critique of Pure Reason  by Immanuel Kant (1724-1804).

The Interpretation of Dreams, Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis  by Sigmund Freud (1856-1939).

Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche(1844-1900).