Written: Written on September 1, 1920
Published: First published in 1929 in Ogonyok No. 3. Printed from the original.
Source: Lenin Collected Works, Progress Publishers, , Moscow, Volume 35, page 454.
Translated: Andrew Rothstein
Transcription\Markup: R. Cymbala
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If, according to the rules, reference publications are not issued for home use, could not one get them for an evening, for the night, when the Library is closed. I will return them by the morning.
For reference for one day:
I. The two best, fullest, dictionaries of the Greek language, Greek-German, -French, -Russian or -English.
II. The best philosophical dictionaries, dictionaries of philosophical terms: the German, I think, is Eisler; the English, I think, is Baldwin; the French, I think, is Frank (if there is nothing newer); the Russian, the latest you have.
III. A history of Greek philosophy
1) Zeller, the complete and latest edition.
2) Gomperz (the Vienna philosopher): Griechische Denker.