Computer Programming

Concurrency in Go, Katherine Cox-Buday, 2017

Structure and Interpretation of Computer Programs, A&S, 1996


Hegemony How-To: A Roadmap for Radicals, Jonathan Smucker, 2017

Guaranteed Pure: The Moody Bible Institute, Business, and the Making of Modern Evangelicalism, Timothy Gloege, 2015

Achieving Our Country: Leftist Thought in Twentieth-Century America, Richard Rorty, 1998

Deschooling Society, Ivan Illich, 1970

Thought Reform and the Psychology of Totalism: A Study of “Brainwashing” in China, Robert Jay Lifton, 1961

The Essence of Christianity, Ludwig Feuerbach, 1841


Capitalism: Competition, Conflict, Crises, Anwar Shaikh, 2016

Capital and the Debt Trap: Learning from Cooperatives in the Global Crisis, Claudia Sanchez Bajo and Bruno Roelants, 2011

Governing the Commons: The Evolution of Institutions for Collective Action, Elinor Ostrom, 1990


Objectivity, Lorraine Daston & Peter Galison, 2007

What Engineers Know and How They Know It: Analytical Studies from Aeronautical History, Walter G. Vincenti, 1990

… [R]arely can a man observe what does not yet exist for him as a conceptual possibility.

Patterns of Discovery: An Inquiry into the Conceptual Foundations of Science, Norwood Russell Hanson, 1958

Cognitive science

Morality for Humans: Ethical Understanding from the Perspective of Cognitive Science, Mark Johsnon, 2014

Philosophy in the Flesh: The Embodied Mind and Its Challenge to Western Thought, George Lakoff & Mark Johnson, 1999

Metaphors We Live By, George Lakoff & Mark Johnson, 1980

The Concept of Mind, Gilbert Ryle, 1951

… [M]an is repudiating the old instruments with which he felt and reasoned; absolutism, materialistic and mechanistic assumptions, logical atomism, vitalism and spiritualism, and their numerous consequences that are now seen as self-contradictions. … A new instrument is now emerging, long since recognised as a fact but hardly employed as a principle, a relative, organismic, descriptive unit, applicable as was the old mechanistic and absolute unit, to all branches of human inquiry.

The Laws of Human Nature, Raymond Holder Wheeler, 1932

The Fixation of Belief, Charles Sanders Peirce, 1877

Systems theory

Life Itself, Robert Rosen, 1991

The Dialectical Biologist, Levins & Lewontin, 1987

Wish list

Programming in Lua, Roberto Ierusalimschy, 2016

To Mock a Mockingbird, Raymond Smullyan, 1985