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Posts from the ‘Books’ Category

7
Nov
James-Surowiecki

The Wisdom of Crowds

The Wisdom of Crowds by James Surowiecki, 2004. Although this book is very amenable and easy to read make no mistake: It is a seminal book, nonetheless. James Surowiecki has the uncanny ability to present what would otherwise be somewhat dry topics, as very interesting. Read moreRead more

4
Nov
Karl-Popper

The Open Society and its Enemies

The Open Society and its Enemies by Karl Popper, 1971. This is the first of two seminal books written by 20th century philosopher Karl Popper. I was so curious by Professor Popper’s arguments against Plato’s societal vision that I had to reread Plato’s Republic to see if his interpretations were correct. Read moreRead more

4
Nov
Istvan-Meszaos

The Structural Crisis of Capital

The Structural Crisis of Capital by István Mészáros, 2010. This book compiles many essays from professor István Mészáros, a political philosopher. It is a fascinating, insightful and somewhat slow read which is most a apropos in today’s current economic times. Read moreRead more