Wikipedia:Vital articles/Expanded

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10,000 Things
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Tao Te Ching, Verse 34
The Tao covers the ten thousand things like flood waters.
It flows in all directions.
The ten thousand things depend on it.
The Tao denies none of them.
Laozi

This is a currently incomplete list of 10,000 subjects for which Wikipedia should ultimately have high-quality articles. It expands on Wikipedia:Vital articles, which lists 1000 articles. This list is in the process of being refined and prioritized on the basis of topic-by-topic discussion and !voting. Changes can be proposed on the talk page. Everyone is welcome to participate.

Because of its size, Vital Articles/Expanded has been split into eleven sublists:

If you spot a duplicate listing, please remove one of them; if you aren't sure in which section a topic belongs, please initiate a discussion on the talk page.

As of 1 September 2014, this list includes 9749 individual articles, based on the manually entered totals for each of the sublists:

Section 1 September 2014 Target number
People 1983 2000
History 658 650
Geography 1153 1200
Arts 645 650
Philosophy and religion 418 425
Everyday life 472 500
Society and social sciences 871 900
Biology and health sciences 1447 1500
   Health, medicine and disease 228 250
Physical sciences 1103 1125
   Basics and measurement 84 100
   Astronomy 214 225
   Chemistry 281 275
   Earth science 260 250
   Physics 264 275
Technology 729 750
Mathematics 270 300
Total 9749 10000

Counts updated from subpages: Malerisch (talk) 04:07, 1 September 2014 (UTC)

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