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"The student is half afraid to meet one of the great philosophers face to face. He feels himself inadequate and thinks he will not understand him. But if he only knew, the great man, just because of his greatness, is much more intelligible than his modern commentator. The simplest student will be able to understand, if not all, yet a very great deal of what Plato said; but hardly anyone can understand some modern books on Platonism." - C.S. Lewis, On the Reading of Old Books

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Major Site Redesign - Phase II In Progress

The rollout of the final part of Phase II is underway! Authors and their works will be separated into distinct pages, and each page will be able to have multiple tabs for presenting information. I'm currently planning to use "Works" for a list of an author's works, "Links" for links to etexts and Amazon.com copies of a particular work, "About" for very brief biographical information or summaries of works, and "Resources" for online or for-sale study guides and other helps.

As of today (April 22, 2019), only Homer and the Iliad and Odyssey have been moved to the new format. I will be moving additional pages and works to the new format as I have time. Currently the old and new formats exist side-by-side, so the links in the index lists will take you to the format corresponding to the author or work selected (trying to make sure I could roll this out one author at a time while keeping everything accessible from any page has been a major reason why the process has taken so long).

New pages from this point forward will mostly just have Works or Links tabs populated; once I get all of the authors and works moved to the new format, I will start working on adding "About" information and resource links.


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I and Thou
"I Have a Dream"
Ibis
Id, The Ego and the
Ideas, Adventures of
Ideas; Six Great
Idiot, The
Idols, Twilight of the
Idomeneus, Letter to
Iliad
Illusion, The Future of an
Ilych, The Death of Ivan
Imaginary Invalid, The
Imitation of Christ, On the
Immortality, Intimations of
Importance, A Woman of No
Importance of Being Earnest, The
Impostor, The
Inaugural Address, 1st (Lincoln)
Inaugural Address, 2nd (Lincoln)
Incarnation, On the
Independence, Declaration of
Indestructibility of Our Inner Nature, The
Individual Freedom
Inequality, On the Origin of
Inferno
Inhibitions, Symptoms, and Anxiety
Injuries of the Head, On
Inner Nature, The Indestructibility of Our
Innocence, Songs of
Innocents Abroad
Inquiry; Logic, the Theory of
Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding, An
Inquiry into Meaning and Truth, An
Inquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals, An
Instincts and Their Vicissitudes
Institutes of the Christian Religion
Instruments of Reduction
Intellect: Mind Over Matter
Intercourse, Truth of
Interior Castle
Interpretation, On
Interpretation of Dreams, The
Intimations of Immortality
Introduction to Arithmetic
Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy
Introduction to Mathematics, An
Introduction to the Metaphysics of Morals
Introduction to the Principles of Morals and Legislation
Introduction to the Propyläen
Introduction to Psychoanalysis, A General
Introduction to the Study of Experimental Medicine
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis
Introductory Lectures on Psychoanalysis, New
Invalid, The Imaginary
Ion (Euripides)
Ion (Plato)
Iphigenia Among the Taurians
Iphigenia at Aulis
Island, Treasure
Isthmian Odes
Italy, A Sentimental Journey Through France and
Ivan Denisovich, One Day in the Life of
Ivan the Fool
Ivan Ilych, The Death of
Ivanhoe
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