Charles-Louis de Secondat, Baron de Montesquieu (1689-1755)

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List of Works
[Persian Letters]   [Principles of Government]   [Spirit of Laws]  

Persian Letters (1721) [HTR]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at The College of William and Mary (Translated by John Davidson)

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  • Paperback edition, translated by C.J. Betts (Penguin, 1977, 341 pg).
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Principles of Government [GBF]
  • Excerpts from Spirit of Laws, probably from the third book, "Of the Principles of the Three Kinds of Government", or perhaps just the second chapter of that book, "Of the Principle of Different Governments".
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Spirit of Laws (1748) [GBF,GBWW,GI,HTR]
  • PDF (7,056 KB) at McMaster University (Translated by Thomas Nugent)

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  • Paperback edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, 1989, 757 pg).
  • Audio Cassette edition (Blackstone Audio Books, 1997).
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The Ecclesiazusae (390 BC)
Agesilaus (c. 380? BC)
Anabasis (c. 380? BC)
Apology (Xenophon) (c. 380? BC)
Art of Horsemanship, On the (c. 380? BC)
Cavalry Commander, On the (c. 380? BC)
Charmides (c. 380 BC)
Constitution of the Athenians, On the (Xenophon)) (c. 380? BC)
Constitution of the Lacedaemonians, On the (c. 380? BC)
Cyropaedia (c. 380? BC)
Economics (c. 380? BC)
Euthydemus (c. 380 BC)
Euthyphro (c. 380 BC)
Gorgias (c. 380 BC)
Hellenica (c. 380? BC)
Hiero (c. 380? BC)
Hunting, On (c. 380? BC)
Ion (Plato) (c. 380 BC)
Laches (c. 380 BC)
Lysis (c. 380 BC)
Memorabilia (c. 380? BC)
Meno (c. 380 BC)
Plutus (or, Wealth) (380 BC)
Protagoras (c. 380 BC)
Symposium (Xenophon) (c. 380? BC)
Ways and Means (c. 380? BC)
Parmenides (c. 370 BC)
Apology (c. 360 BC)
Cratylus (c. 360 BC)
Critias (c. 360 BC)
Crito (c. 360 BC)
Laws (c. 360 BC)
Phaedo (c. 360 BC)
Phaedrus (c. 360 BC)
Philebus (c. 360 BC)
The Republic (c. 360 BC)
The Seventh Letter (c. 360 BC)
Sophist (c. 360 BC)
Statesman (c. 360 BC)
Symposium (Plato) (c. 360 BC)
Theaetetus (c. 360 BC)
Timaeus (c. 360 BC)
The Athenian Constitution (Aristotle) (c. 350 BC)
Categories (c. 350 BC)
On Dreams (c. 350 BC)
Economics (c. 350 BC)
Eudemian Ethics (c. 350 BC)
On the Gait of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On the Generation of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On Generation and Corruption (c. 350 BC)
On the Heavens (c. 350 BC)
The History of Animals (c. 350 BC)
On Interpretation (c. 350 BC)
On Longevity and Shortness of Life (c. 350 BC)
On Memory and Reminiscence (c. 350 BC)
Metaphysics (c. 350 BC)
Meteorology (c. 350 BC)
On the Motion of Animals (c. 350 BC)
Nicomachean Ethics (c. 350 BC)
Organon (c. 350 BC)
On the Parts of Animals (c. 350 BC)
Parva Naturalia (c. 350 BC)
Physics (c. 350 BC)
Poetics (c. 350 BC)
Politics (c. 350 BC)
Posterior Analytics (c. 350 BC)
Prior Analytics (c. 350 BC)
On Prophesying by Dreams (c. 350 BC)
Rhetoric (c. 350 BC)
On Sense and the Sensible (c. 350 BC)
On Sleep and Sleeplessness (c. 350 BC)
On Sophistical Refutations (c. 350 BC)
On the Soul (c. 350 BC)
Topics (c. 350 BC)
Virtues and Vices (c. 350 BC)
On Youth and Old Age, On Life and Death, On Breathing (c. 350 BC)
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