books read 2014-16

(R = read before)
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now reading (2016)

Gregory Vlastos – Socrates: Ironist and Moral Philosopher
Jean Curthoys – Feminist Amnesia
Camille Paglia – Sexual Personae
JR Saul – The Doubter’s Companion (R)
works of Alexander Soifer
Arthur Engel – Problem-solving Strategies
Solodow – Latin Alive
McKenzie Wark – The Virtual Republic (R)

things read

All of
H. Stuart Hughes – Consciousness & Society: The Reorientation of European Social Thought 1890-1930
Huff – How to Lie With Statistics
Richard Hamming – Methods of Mathematics
GK Chesterton – Autobiography
Philip Zimbardo – The Lucifer Effect
Austin Kleon – Steal Like An Artist (R)
John Ralston Saul – The Unconscious Civilization (R)
Raymond Williams – Culture and Society 1780-1950 (R)
John Vincent – An Intelligent Person’s Guide to History (R)
CultureShock! Philippines (R)
Allan Bloom – The Closing of the American Mind (R)
Nietzsche – Twilight of the Idols (R)
Harold Bloom – Essayists and Prophets

data torturing – 1993
Horkheimer – Schopenhauer Today (1961)
The Limits of Discourse As Demonstrated by Sam Harris and Noam Chomsky (2015)
Leo Strauss – On Collingwood’s Philosophy of History

Most of
Knuth et al – Concrete Mathematics
Jared Diamond – The World Until Yesterday
E. Michael Jones – Degenerate Moderns: Modernity as Rationalized Sexual Misbehavior
Paul Johnson – Intellectuals (R)
Raymond Williams – Culture and Society (R)

Some of
Paul Edward Gottfried – Leo Strauss and the Conservative Movement in America: A Critical Appraisal (2012)
Guido de Ruggiero – Modern Philosophy
Jan van der Dussen – History as a Science: The Philosophy of R.G. Collingwood (1981)
Nassim Nicholas Taleb – The Black Swan: The Impact of the Highly Improbable (2007)
Heinrich Dörrie – 100 Great Problems of Elementary Mathematics: Their History and Solution
Alex Carey – Taking the Risk Out of Democracy


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