Past Masters: Full Text of Classic Works in the Humanities
Past Masters provides electronic editions of selected texts by philosophers and political economists, along with basic search and retrieval software. The English collection includes these databases: Locke, Berkeley, Hume; Hobbes; The Utilitarians: Bentham, Mill, Sidgwick; Economics: Smith, Ricardo, Mill; Peirce; Political Philosophy: Hobbes, Locke, Hume, Paine, Bentham, Mill, Constitution of the United States. The French collection includes these databases: The Continental Rationalists: Descartes; Political Philosophy: Rousseau. The German collection includes these databases: Wittgenstein; The Continental Rationalists: Leibniz, Spinoza. The Greek & Latin collection includes these databases: Plato; Aristotle; Spinoza; John Duns Scotus. The Italian collection contains Machiavelli. The Women Writers collection includes not only the correspondence and journals, but also the primary works of important women writers in the English language, such as Jane Austen, Charlotte Brontë, Anne Conway, Katherine Mansfield, Mary Shelley, Mary Wollstonecraft, and more.
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