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]
  • HTML (Multi-page, indexed) at The Constitution Society (Translated by Thomas Nugent; revised by J.V. Prichard)
  • Text file (1,542KB) at The Constitution Society (Translated by Thomas Nugent; revised by J.V. Prichard)

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  • Paperback edition (Cambridge Univ Pr, 1989, 757 pg).
  • Audio Cassette edition (Blackstone Audio Books, 1997).
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The Way of the World (1700)
The Shortest-Way with the Dissenters (1702)
Battle of the Books (1704)
Opticks (pub. 1704)
A Tale of a Tub (1704)
New Essays Concerning Human Understanding (Leibniz) (c. 1705)
On the Conduct of the Understanding (pub. 1706)
Hints Towards an Essay on Conversation (1709)
The Principles of Human Knowledge (1710)
Journal to Stella (1710-13; pub. 1766)
An Argument Against Abolishing Christianity (1711)
Essay on Criticism (1711)
Rape of the Lock (1712; rev. 1714, 1717)
Three Dialogues (1713)
Monadology (1714)
Minor Poems (Pope) (1717?)
The Education of Women (1719)
Robinson Crusoe (1719)
A Letter of Advice to a Young Poet (1721)
Persian Letters (1721)
Moll Flanders (1723)
Gulliver's Travels (1726)
On the Death of Esther Johnson (Stella) (1729)
A Modest Proposal (1729)
Essay on Man (1733-34)
Letters on the English (1734)
A Defence of Free-Thinking in Mathematics (1735)
Journals (Wesley) (1735-1786)
A Treatise of Human Nature (1739)
Joseph Andrews (1742)
A Hunting Song (or, A Hunting We Will Go) (c. 1745?)
Treatise Concerning Religious Affections (1746)
Zadig (1747)
Essays Moral and Political (Hume) (1748)
An Inquiry Concerning Human Understanding (1748)
Of the Original Contract (1748)
Spirit of Laws (1748)
Tom Jones (1749)
The Vanity of Human Wishes (1749)
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