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Jonathan P.

Jonathan P.The bulk of my reading is in classic literature, philosophy and popular science. Russian literature has always had a special place in my heart, with authors like Gogol, Pushkin, Dostoevsky, Tolstoy, Chekov, Solzhenitsyn, and Nabokov. I like to read books on ethics, political philosophy, philosophy of mathematics, philosophy of mind and philosophy of science. To come back to earth, I also enjoy non-technical science books. I’m drawn to books on neuroscience, Darwinian evolution, theoretical physics, artificial intelligence, and behavioral psychology. My fall back author when looking for an easy and hilarious read is P.G. Wodehouse.

Recent Non-Fiction

Godel, Escher, Bach by Douglas HofstadterMoral Tribes by Joshua GreeneStolen Continents by Ronald WrightFrom Eternity to Here: the quest for the ultimate theory of time by Sean CarrollAtomic Habits by James Clear 

Recommended Non-Fiction

The Better Angels of our Nature by Steven PinkerThinking Fast and Slow by Daniel KahnemanWhy We Sleep by Matthew WalkerThe Righteous Mind by Jonathan HaidtDoing Good Better: Effective Altruism and How You Can Make a Difference by William MacAskill