A Philosopher's Reading List
I am frequently asked to recommend books on philosophy and business. Here is a brief list of important works.
Some Suggested Readings Off the Beaten Path
Think Like a Winner.
A Better World, A Better You.
Attaining Personal Greatness.
Peace is Every Step.
Flow: The Psychology of Optimal Experience.
Some Suggested Philosophical Readings
Historical (*** highly recommended)
1. Plato. Apology; Republic
2. Aristotle. Nichomachean Ethics. (TOUGH reading)
3. Seneca. The Stoic Philosophy of Seneca, Trans by Moses Hadas, Norton Paperback***
4. Blaise Pascal. Pensées. (Penguin, Krailsheimer trans.)
5. Tolstoy. Confession.
6. Hardat Ali. Living and Dying With Grace. (Shambala)***
7. Marcus Aurelius. Meditations.
8. Balthasar Gracian. The Art of Worldly Wisdom.
9. Confucius. The Analects.
10. Lao Tsu. The Tao Te Ching.
11. Ralph Waldo Emerson The Portable Emerson (Viking)
Contemporary Business and Personal Growth
1. Tom Chappell.The Soul of A Business.
2. James Autrey. Love and Profit: The Art of Caring Leardership.
3. Donald Hall. Life Work.
4. Florida Scott Maxwell. The Measure of My Days. (Penguin Paper)
5. Tom Morris. True Success. (Paperback Edition, Berkeley Books)
6. Tom Morris. If Aristotle Ran General Motors. (Henry Holt)
7. Kazuo Inamori A Passion for Success (McGraw Hill)
8. Howard Schultz Pour Your Heart Into It
That's a good start!
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