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 2015

1. The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing by Marie Kondo

2. The Orchid Thief: A True Story of Beauty and Obsession by Susan Orlean

3. The Future of the European Past edited  by Hilton Kramer & Roger Kimball

4. How to Meditate by Lawrence Leshsan

5. Mastery by Robert Green

6. Driven to Distraction by Edward M. Hallowell & John J. Ratey see also here

7. Personal Kanban: Mapping Work – Navigating Life by Jim Benson & Tonnianne de Maria Barry

8. Plato: A Very Short Introduction by Julia Annas

9. The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood by James Gleick

10. How to Read Literature Like a Professor by Thomas C. Foster

11. Habit Triggers: How to Create better Routines and Success Rituals to Make Lasting Changes in Your Life by Romuald Andrade

12. The Spirit of Personal Kaizen: The Pursuit of Continuous Improvement by Benjamin Sweet

13. The Power of Habit by Charles Duhigg

14. The Shallows- What the internet is Doing to Our Brain by Nicholas Carr

15. The Organized Mind: Thinking Straight in the Age of Information Overload by Daniel Levitin

16. Willpower by Roy Baumeister & John Tierney

17. Steve Jobs by Walter Isaacson

18. Eat, Move, Sleep: How Small Choices Lead to Big Changes by Tom Rath

19. Internal Time: Chronotypes, Social Jet Lag, and Why You’re So Tired by Till Roenneberg

20. Talent is Overrated: What Really Separates World-Class Performers from Everybody Else by Geoff Colvin

 

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