Books

Here there is a list of posts where there are quotes from books or comments and discussion of books.

Best of the Brain from Scientific American: Mind, Matter, and Tomorrow’s Brain

Justin L. Barrett,  Cognitive Science, Religion, and Theology: From Human Minds to Divine Minds

Beyond Mechanism: Putting Life Back Into Biology

David Bohm, Thought as a System

Nancy Marie Brown, The Abacus and the Cross: The Story of the Pope Who Brought the Light of Science to the Dark Ages

Peter Byrne, The Many Worlds of Hugh Everett III: Multiple Universes, Mutual Assured Destruction, and the Meltdown of a Nuclear Family

Thomas Cahill, Mysteries of the Middle Ages: And the Beginning of the Modern World (Hinges of History)

Karin Knorr Cetina, Epistemic Cultures: How the Sciences Make Knowledge

Robin George Collingwood,  An Essay on Metaphysics

John Deely, Four Ages of Understanding: The First Postmodern Survey of Philosophy from Ancient Times to the Turn of the Twenty-First Century

David Deutsch, The Beginning of Infinity: Explanations That Transform the World

Edward Dolnick, The Clockwork Universe: Isaac Newton, the Royal Society, and the Birth of the Modern World

Christian de Duve,  Vital Dust

Paul Feyerabend, Philosophical Papers, Problems of Empiricism

Paul Feyerabend, The Tyranny of Science

Bas C Van Fraassen, The Empirical Stance (The Terry Lectures Series)

Bas C Van Fraassen, Scientific Representation: Paradoxes of Perspective

Michael S. Gazzaniga, Who’s in Charge?: Free Will and the Science of the Brain

Robert Geraci, Apocalyptic AI: Visions of Heaven in Robotics, Artificial Intelligence, and Virtual Reality

Jeffrey Gray, Consciousness: Creeping up on the Hard Problem

Geoffrey Gorham,  Philosophy of Science: Bolinda Beginner Guides

Wassim M. Haddad, Vijay Sekhar Chellaboina, & Sergey G. Nersesov,  Thermodynamics: A Dynamical Systems Approach

Stephen Hawking,  The Grand Design

John L. Heilbron, Galileo

Information and the Nature of Reality: From Physics to Metaphysics

David Kaiser, How the Hippies Saved Physics: Science, Counterculture, and the Quantum Revival

Jaron Lanier, You Are Not a Gadget: A Manifesto

Robert B. Laughlin,  A Different Universe

David Lindley, The End Of Physics: The Myth Of A Unified Theory

Tim Maudlin, The Metaphysics Within Physics

Alva Noë, Out of Our Heads: Why You Are Not Your Brain, and Other Lessons from the Biology of Consciousness

Nancy Pearcey, Charles Thaxton, The Soul of Science: Christian Faith and Natural Philosophy

Karl H Pribram, The Form Within: My Point of View

Lucio Russo, The Forgotten Revolution, How Science Was Born in 300 BC and Why it Had to Be Reborn

Erwin Schrödinger, What is Life?

Erwin Schrödinger, Mind and Matter

Rebecca Stott, Darwin’s Ghosts: The Secret History of Evolution

Galen Strawson, Selves: An Essay in Revisionary Metaphysics

Raymond Tallis, Aping Mankind: Neuromania, Darwinitis and the Misrepresentation of Humanity

Max Velmans, Understanding Consciousness

Ken Wilber, The Marriage of Sense and Soul: Integrating Science and Religion

Peter Woit, Not Even Wrong, The failure of String Theory and the Search for Unity in Physical Law