Last week’s Philosophical Society Summer Party included a brief summary from members of books they had particularly enjoyed reading this year.
These are the titles that Swindon Philosophers recommended (links are to Amazon):
Delusions of Gender: The Real Science Behind Sex Differences by Cordelia Fine
Feminism and Philosophy: Perspectives on Difference and Equality by Moira Gatens
Masculine Domination by Pierre Bourdieu
The Man Who Planted Trees by Jean Giono
The End of the Party by Andrew Rawnsley
Pride and a Daily Marathon (Bradford Books) by Jonathan Cole (also on YouTube)
Zero Degrees of Empathy: A new theory of human cruelty by Simon Baron-Cohen
Travels in Four Dimensions: The Enigmas of Space and Time by Robin Le Poidevin
Call The Midwife: A True Story Of The East End In The 1950s by Jennifer Worth
Dark Matter: Poems of Space by Maurice Riordan and Jocelyn Bell Burnell
Twilight (Twilight Saga) by Stephenie Meyer
No Man Knows My History by Dawn Brodie
The effects of taxes and benefits on household income by Andrew Barnard (Office of National Statistics – no link)
Somebody noted that there seemed to be a clear gender difference in book choice…..