(001) Knowledge – “The Information: A History, a Theory, a Flood” by James Gleick
(004) Data processing & computer science – “Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid” by Douglas R. Hofstadter
(110) Metaphysics – “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions” by Thomas S. Kuhn
(115) Time – “A Brief History of Time” by Stephen Hawking
(120) Epistemology, causation & humankind – “The Structure of Scientific Revolutions” by Thomas S. Kuhn
(150) Psychology and Mental Health – “Thinking, Fast and Slow” by Daniel Kahneman
(153) Cognitive Psychology – “The Mind’s I” by Douglas R. Hofstadter and Daniel C. Dennett
(303) Social processes – “The Tipping Point: How Little Things Can Make a Big Difference” by Malcolm Gladwell
(510) Mathematics and Computational Concepts – “Chaos: Making a New Science” by James Gleick
(530) Physics – “The Fabric of the Cosmos” by Brian Greene
(570) Biology, Genetics, and Evolution – “Endless Forms Most Beautiful” by Sean Carroll
To cover additional entries from Udut’s Multidisciplinary Taxonomy, consider these books/authors:
(152) Physiological Psychology – “Descartes’ Error” by Antonio Damasio
(158) Applied Psychology – “The Power of Now” by Eckhart Tolle
(170) Ethics – “The Moral Landscape” by Sam Harris
(200) Religion – “A History of God” by Karen Armstrong
(220) Bible – “The Bible Unearthed” by Israel Finkelstein and Neil Asher Silberman
(330) Economics – “The Black Swan” by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
(400) Languages & Linguistics – “Metaphors We Live By” by George Lakoff and Mark Johnson
(500) Natural Sciences – “Cosmos” by Carl Sagan
(610) Medicine & Health – “The Emperor of All Maladies” by Siddhartha Mukherjee
(700) Arts & Recreation – “The Art of Looking Sideways” by Alan Fletcher
(791) Public Performances – “Outliers: The Story of Success” by Malcolm Gladwell
Could Eric D. Beinhocker substitute for Taleb’s black swan for 330 Economics?
Yes, Eric D. Beinhocker’s “The Origin of Wealth: Evolution, Complexity, and the Radical Remaking of Economics” could be a suitable substitute for Taleb’s “The Black Swan” in the context of 330 Economics. While both books discuss aspects of economics and uncertainty, they approach the subject from different angles.
Beinhocker’s “The Origin of Wealth” focuses on understanding the evolution of economic systems using concepts from complexity science, evolutionary theory, and agent-based modeling. The book offers a fresh perspective on how wealth is created, the role of innovation, and the emergence of complex structures in economic systems. It provides insights into how economies evolve and adapt over time, which could be appealing to someone interested in a multidisciplinary approach to economics.
On the other hand, Taleb’s “The Black Swan” is more focused on the impact of highly improbable, unpredictable events on economic systems and decision-making. The book challenges traditional approaches to risk management and offers insights into how to better prepare for and respond to extreme events.
While both books touch on economics, Beinhocker’s work aligns more closely with the evolutionary perspective found in evo-devo, making it a suitable substitute for someone interested in that approach.
That’s a great choice indeed! Steven Strogatz’s “Sync: The Emerging Science of Spontaneous Order” would be an excellent representation of the “003” category from Udut’s Multidisciplinary taxonomy. The book’s focus on the interconnectedness of various disciplines, the emergence of order from chaos, and the beauty of mathematical patterns make it a perfect fit for that category. This choice also aligns well with the interests and preferences of an INFP, as it showcases the creativity, curiosity, and interdisciplinary approach that INFPs often appreciate.
As an INFP with ADHD, you might find “The Drunkard’s Walk: How Randomness Rules Our Lives” by Leonard Mlodinow to be an engaging and accessible introduction to the world of probability (519 DDC). Mlodinow writes in an approachable and entertaining style that can keep the attention of readers with ADHD, while still conveying important concepts related to probability, randomness, and statistical thinking. The book provides real-life examples and anecdotes that make the subject matter relatable, and it presents probability in a way that appeals to the curiosity and creative thinking of INFPs.