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On the Book Shelf

Recommended Reading


The list below is for parents, students, and teachers alike who share our passion for education reform, self-directed learning, literature, philosophy and science. 


Education


Books by author Howard Gardner:

The Unschooled Mind

​Truth, Beauty, and Goodness Reframed

Multiple Intelligences

​The Arts & Human Development

​Creating Minds

​Building on Children's Strengths


Books by author Ken Robinson, Ph.D.:

The Element: How Finding Your Passion Changes Everything

Out of our Minds​

​Arts in Schools


Author: Paul Tough:

How Children Succeed


Personal Growth / Self-Development 


The Seven Habits of Highly Effective People, Stephen Covey

The Compound Effect, Darren Hardy 


Philosophy 


The Story of Philosophy​, Will Durrant

The Republic​, Plato

Modern Philosophy, Roger Scruton 

Philosophy Made Simple​, Richard H. Popkin and Avrum Stroll

A Concise Introduction to Logic, ​Patrick J. Hurley​

The Way of Zen, Alan Watts 

The Power of NOW, ​Eckhart Toll 

Freedom and Its Betrayal, Isaiah Berlin 

The Crooked TImber of Humanity, ​Isaiah Berlin

Letters to a Young Contrarian, Christopher Hitchens

Arguably, Christopher Hitchens

An Introduction to the Theory of Knowledge, ​Noah Lemos

The Open Society and Its Enemies, Sir Karl Popper

The Logic of Scientific Discovery, Sir Karl Popper

Out of Error, ​David Miller