Tag: philosophy

My Top 5 Books of 2012

Most best-of lists for a given year are published in late December or early January. Not this one. I needed more time to finish reading the books that were published at the end of the year. Here are my top … [continue reading]

A Guide to the Good Life

Background: During my college years I never took a class on anything even close to philosophy. It is still a new topic for me.

A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy
A Guide to the Good Life: The Ancient Art of Stoic Joy by William B. Irvine[continue reading]

An Urban Version of The 48 Laws of Power

Great news! Robert Greene is going to release a new book this year. He was the author of The 48 Laws of Power, Art of Seduction, and The 33 Strategies of War. I highly recommend the first two to anyone … [continue reading]

Signal vs Noise – Consume vs Create

Thought I’d try my hand at some armchair philosophy today. I am an amateur at this, so be easy on me in the comments.

We are constantly being bombarded with information. Information that is useful is often referred to as … [continue reading]

Financial Book Picks

In the last few years, I’ve read quite a few books that are related to finance. Here are my favorites broken-down by sub-genre.

Basic Investing

Bull's Eye Investing: Targeting Real Returns in a Smoke and Mirrors Market
Bull’s Eye Investing: Targeting Real Returns in a Smoke and Mirrors Market by John F. [continue reading]