Michael Braverman portfolio / personal site

Todo

My various todo’s

Books to read

Books that I need to read based on various subjects

Philosophy

  • Don Ihde - Heidegger’s Technologies: Postphenomenological Perspectives
  • Sigmund Freud - Beyond the Pleasure Principle
  • Engels - The Dialectics of Nature
  • Cathy O’Neil - Weapons of Math Destruction: How Big Data Increases Inequality and Threatens Democracy
  • Adorno and Horkheimer, Elias Canetti’s - Crowd and Power
  • Klaus Theweleit - Male Fantasies
  • The Portable Nietzsche1
  • Walter Kaufmann - Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre
  • Max Stirner The Ego and Its Own 2

Fiction

  • Dave Eggers - The Circle3
  1. Contains also his works Antichrist, Thus Said Zarathustra, etc. 

  2. critique of, on the one hand, Christianity, nationalism and traditional morality, and on the other, humanism, utilitarianism, liberalism and much of the then-burgeoning socialist movement, advocating instead an amoral (although importantly not inherently immoral or antisocial) egoism. It is considered a major influence on the development of anarchism, existentialism, nihilism and postmodernism.Also a source for criticism in Marx’s German Ideology 

  3. A modern take on George Orwell’s 1984