How to spot bullshit and what to do after that. Funny and important book.
Velmi dlouhý argument o tom, proč je věda, vzdělání dobrá.
Another funny book from the author of XKCD comics.
Jak se dělá imunita
Stručný přehled o fungování imunity
I read it in Czech as my neighbour borrowed me the book.
An anthology of Hofstadter’s articles in Scientific American
A good overview of the issue with publishing science
Science in the Soul
Richard Dawkins selected short writings
Pohled na zrod, vzestup a pád civilizací z výšky. Směs Diamonda, Harariho, Roslinga, …
The Better Angels of Our Nature
A clever argument in favour of optimism.
The Book of Why
Not very engaging but definitely important topic of correlation, causation, statistics and AI.
The Demon-Haunted World
A great book by a great scholar. I expected more science and less politics, but still, great reading.
The Emperor of All Maladies
Cancer seems to be an inevitable part of our biology
The Formation of Vegetable Mould
The last book of Darwin which perfectly shows how rigorous he was and that he was such a talent for discovering of long-term phenomena.
The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks
I should probably read the whole book, this blink certainly was interesting!
The Origin of Species by Means of Natural Selection
This is a must-read for all students. The style is not very entertaining but there are only a few such impactful book in the world.
The Oxford Book of Modern Science Writing
A contemporary has said, not unjustly, that in this materialistic age of ours the ser ious scientifi c workers are the only profoundly religious people.
The Science Book
A brief history of natural sciences. Heavily biased towards physics and chemistry.
The Structure of Scientific Revolutions
Hard to read. Both history and acquaintance made me doubt that practitioners of the natural sciences possess firmer or more permanent answers to such questions than their colleagues in social science.