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Charles Darwin, Origin of the Species


Charles Darwin, Descent of Man


Alexander Pope, Essay on Man


Andrew Carnegie, “The Gospel of Wealth”


Adam Smith, Wealth of Nations


Karl Marx, “Estranged Labour”


Karl Marx, “The Communist Manifesto”


Henry Ford, My Life and Work


Milton Friedman, “The Social Responsibility of Business”


Thomas Hobbes, The Leviathan


John Locke, Two Treatises of Government, Book II


John Winthrop, “A Model of Christian Charity”


James Madison, Federalist No. 10


John Stuart Mill, On Liberty

Isaiah Berlin, “Two Concepts of Liberty”


W.E.B. DuBois, The Souls of Black Folk


Simone de Beauvoir, The Second Sex


Mary Wollstonecraft, A Vindication of the Rights of Women