A collection of compiled reading lists by some of the world’s most successful thinkers.

Daniel bell

Daniel Bell: Philosophy Is Hard Work

Academic, Philosophy

Daniel Bell is Dean of the School of Political Science and Public Administration at Shandong University and professor at Tsinghua University (Schwarzman College and Department of Philosophy). Daniel Bell was born in Montreal, educated at McGill and Oxford, has taught…

Peter Worley

Peter Worley: It’s About How You Think

Academic, Non-Profit, Philosophy

The Sentinel by A.C. ClarkePeter Worley is co-founder and co-CEO of multi-award winning charity The Philosophy Foundation, President of SOPHIA, and a Visiting Research Associate at King’s College London. Peter Worley has written and edited 7 books on doing philosophy in schools. His best-selling…

modern philosophy books

The Best Modern Philosophy Books


We’ve now explored both the most important philosophy books as well as the best philosophy books for beginners, however – naturally these lists are populated with books that are at least two or three times as old as I am….

John kaag

John Kaag: The Chance To Think

Academic, Philosophy

John Kaag is a Professor of Philosophy at the University of Massachusetts Lowell and author of American Philosophy: A Love Story.  It is a story of a lost library, a lost American intellectual tradition and a lost person–and their simultaneous…