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Vineland (Classic, 20th-Century, Penguin)
Thomas Pynchon
Tristes Tropiques
John Weightman, Doreen Weightman, Patrick Wilcken, Claude Lévi-Strauss
Richard III
William Shakespeare
The Dwarf
Alexandra Dick, Pär Lagerkvist
The Collected Poems of Wilfred Owen
Wilfred Owen, Cecil Day-Lewis
Richard Wolin
Giotto to Dürer: Early Renaissance Painting in the National Gallery
Jill Dunkerton, Susan Foister, Dillian Gordon, Nicholas Penny
Michel Foucault: Beyond Structuralism and Hermeneutics
Hubert L. Dreyfus, Paul Rabinow
Gravity's Rainbow
Thomas Pynchon
A Gravity's Rainbow Companion: Sources and Contexts for Pynchon's Novel
Steven Weisenburger

The Idea of Progress in Classical Antiquity

The Idea of Progress in Classical Antiquity - Ludwig Edelstein This book is an important corrective to Bury, who (though himself an ancient historian) missed much of the relevant evidence from Antiquity. The idea of progress first appears, in fact, in Xenophanes fr. 18, and was well-known to the Sophists and in the Hellenistic period.

Edelstein, who was at Hopkins for many years, was one of the great scholars of ancient thought. He wrote extensively on ancient medicine; his papers on various topics in ancient medicine and philosophy are often of major importance; and his book on Plato's Seventh Letter (proving that the Letter is spurious, and that therefore all the inferences drawn from it are of no value) is a model of scholarship and judgment.