The Philosophical Apprentice

“Only one who devotes himself to a cause with his whole strength and soul can be a true master. For this reason mastery demands all of a person.” Albert Einstein

Books Read 2013

1.The Know-it-All -One Man’s Humble Quest to Become the Smartest Person in the World by A.J. Jacobs (review)

2. The First Year of Homeschooling Your Child by Linda Dobson

3. The Paleo Diet by Loren Cordain

4. Quiet – the Power of Introverts in a World that Can’t Stop Talking by Susan Cain

5. Enter the Zone by Barry Sears with Bill Lawren

6. Mastering the Zone by Barry Sears

7. Mother Angelica by Raymond Arroyo

8. Do it Tomorrow by Mark Forster

9. Making Habits, Breaking Habits -Why We Do Things, Why We Don’t, and How to Make Any Change Stick by Jeremy Dean

10. The Homeschooling Book of Answers – The 101 Most Important Questions Answered by Homeschooling’s Most Respected Voices by Linda Dobson

11. The Last Superstition by Edward Feser

12. The Paleo Solution by Robb Wolf

13. The Essence of Aikido by Bill Sosa & Bryan Robbins

14. Frozen Assets-Cook for a Day, Eat for a Month, 2nd edition by Deborah Taylor-Hough

15.Don’t Panic – More Dinner’s in the Freezer by Susie Martinez, Vanda Howell & Bonnie Garcia

16. Ghosts of the Balkans by Robert Kaplan

17. A Writer’s Time by Kenneth Atchity

18. Parent-Teacher Guide for the Original McGuffey Readers by Ruth Beechick

19. Parent-Teacher Guide for Ray’s New Arithmetic by Ruth Beechick

20. Thomas_Aquinas_in_50_Pages by Taylor R. Marshall

21. Mastery by George Leonard

22. Climbing Parnassus-A New Apologia for Greek and Latin by Tracy Lee Simmons

23 The Road to Jerusalem by Walter Lacquer

24. Complete Aikido by Roy Suenaka & Christopher Watson

24. The Primal Blueprint by Mark Sisson

25. Scholasticism Old and New by Maurice de Wulf

26. Homeschooling for the Rest of Us by Sonya Haskins

27. One Hundred Years of Thomism: Aeterni Patris and Afterwards – A Symposium Edited By Victor B. Brezik, C.S.B,

28. Socrates-A Man for Our Times by Paul Johnson

29. Family Matters: Why Homeschooling Makes Sense  by David Guterson

30.Focus: A simplicity manifesto in the Age of Distraction by Leo Babauta

31. How the West really Lost God – A New Theory of Secularization by Mary Eberstadt

32. McGuffey and His Readers – Piety, Morality and Education in Nineteenth Century America by John Westerhoff III

33. The Power of Full Engagement: Managing Energy, Not Time, Is the Key to High Performance and Personal Renewal by Tony Schwartz & Jim Loehr

34. The Now Habit: A Strategic Program for Overcoming Procrastination and Enjoying Guilt-Free Play by Neil Fiore

35. Kierkegaard in 90 Minutes by Paul Strathern

36. Focus: A simplicity manifesto in the Age of Distraction by Leo Babauta (Reread)

37. Adam and Eve After the Pill: Paradoxes of the Sexual Revolution by Mary Eberstadt

38. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

39. It Doesn’t Have to Be This Way by Ginny Seuffert


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