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Complexity Literary Meeting

Lecturer
Marinella De Simone & Dario Simoncini
Focus

2 books a day presented by the Participants of the Todi Week 2019 (“The Readers”), followed by a discussion with all the other people attending the workshop.

  • 10 eligible books to choose from (see the list)
  • Presentation of the book from the Reader: including her/his point of view, some open questions to be discussed, and further suggestions to deepen the topic of the book presented
  • 20 minutes for the presentation, 20 minutes of discussion within the group for each book
  • Moderation of the discussion by the Workshop Leaders
  • Application as Reader: to be presented by the participants within the end of April 2019 writing an email to the workshop leaders (info@complexityinstitute.it )

 

Book List:

  • THE SYSTEMS VIEW OF LIFE: A UNIFYING VISION – by Fritjof Capra and Pier Luigi Luisi – https://amzn.to/2Epn46A
  • THE HEALING POWER OF MEDITATION: LEADING EXPERTS ON BUDDHISM, PSYCHOLOGY, AND MEDICINE EXPLORE THE HEALTH BENEFITS OF CONTEMPLATIVE PRACTICE – by Andy Fraser, with contributions of Jon Kabat-Zinn, Sogyal Rinpoche, Clifford Saron https://amzn.to/2GYQJp4
  • LIVING WITH ROBOTS – by Paul Dumouchel, Luisa Damiano https://amzn.to/2Xg1clD
  • 21 LESSONS FOR THE 21ST CENTURY – by Yuval Noah Harari https://amzn.to/2EB5756
  • THE STRANGE ORDER OF THINGS: LIFE, FEELING, AND THE MAKING OF CULTURES – by Antonio Damasio https://amzn.to/2GP5jAf
  • REALITY IS NOT WHAT IT SEEMS: THE JOURNEY TO QUANTUM GRAVITY – by Carlo Rovelli
  • SUPERINTELLIGENCE: PATHS, DANGERS, STRATEGIES – by Nick Bostrom https://amzn.to/2H3QQQd
  • THE DEVELOPING MIND: HOW RELATIONSHIPS AND THE BRAIN INTERACT TO SHAPE WHO WE ARE – by Daniel Siegel https://amzn.to/2BUm0pG
  • TECHNOLOGY VS. HUMANITY: THE COMING CLASH BETWEEN MAN AND MACHINE – by Gerd Leonhard https://amzn.to/2T9AAVi
  • THE ONLIFE MANIFESTO. BEING HUMAN IN A HYPERCONNECTED ERA – by Luciano Floridi https://bit.ly/2T7VS5H (for free)