Nathan Rousseau
Sociology

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Nathan Rousseau
Sociology
(904) 256-7223
nrousse@ju.edu

 

Favorite Books

Some Great Books in the Social Sciences:

 

Gordon Allport, The Nature of Prejudice

Ernest Becker, The Denial of Death

Peter Berger, Invitation to Sociology

Peter Berger & Thimas Luckmann, The Social Construction of Reality

Geoffrey Blaney, The Causes of War

Mark Buchanan, Nexus

Edward Carr, What Is History?

Cornelius Castoriadis, The Imaginary Institution of Society

John Caughey, Imaginary Social Worlds

James Cone, Martin & Malcolm & America

Emile Durkheim, The Division of Labor in Society

Max Weber, The Protestant Ethic and the Spirit of Capitalism

Morris Fiorina, Culture War?

Viktor Frankl, Man's Search for Meaning

Sigmund Freud, Civilization  Its Discontents

Sigmund Freud, The Future of an Illusion

Sigmund Freud, Group Psychology and the Analysis of the Ego

Betty Friedan, The Feminine Mystique

Erich Fromm, Escape from Freedom

Arnold Gehlen, Man in the Age of Technology

Chris Hedges, War Is a Force That Gives Us Meaning

James Hillman, We've Had A Hundred Years of Psychotherapy

James Hillman, The Force of Character

Allan Horwitz, Creating Mental Illness

Martin Luther King, Jr., Strength to Love

Martin Luther King, Jr., Where Do We Go From Here?

Kristen Monroe, The Heart of Altruism

Lawrence Levine, Black Culture & Black Consciousness

Karl Mannheim, Ideology & Utopia

David Myers, The Pursuit of Happiness

Loretta Napoleoni, Terror Incorporated

Robert Nisbet, Social Change & History

Neil Postman, Amusing Ourselves to Death

Richard Rubenstein, The Cunning of History

E.E. Schattschneider, Two Hundred Million Americans In Search of A Government

Alfred Schutz, On Phenomenology & Social Relations

Georg Simmel, The Philosophy of Money

Pitirim Sorokin, The Reconstruction of Humanity

Rodney Stark & William Bainbridge, The Future of Religion

Paul Starr, Freedom's Power

Deborah Stone, Policy Paradox

Harry Triandis, Individualism and Collectivism

Joseph Turow, Breaking Up America

James Washington, A Testament of Hope: The Essential Writings of Martin Luther King

Karl Weintraub, The Value of the Individual

Gayraud Wilmore, Black Religion ad Black Radicalism

 

Some Great Books in Philosophy & Religion:

 

W.H. Auden, The Living Thoughts of Kierkegaard

James Baldwin, The Fire Next Time

Wendell Berry, What Are People For?

Wendell Berry, The Hidden Wound

Martin Buber, The Knowledge of Man

Martin Buber, Between Man & Man

Martin Buber, Eclipse of God

Chu Hsi, Reflections on Things at Hand

Norman Cohn, Cosmos, Chaos, & the World To Come

Vine Deloria, God is Red

Matthew Fox, Breakthrough: Meister Eckhart's Creation Spirituality in New Translation

Andrew Greeley, Unsecular Man

Martin Hiedegger, Poetry, Language, Thought

Martin Heidegger, The Question Concerning Technology

David Kaluahana, Nagarjuna: The Philosophy of the Middle Way

Soren Kierkegaard, The Sickness Unto Death

J. Krishnamurti, On Conflict

J. Krishnamurti, On God

Thomas Merton, The Way of Chuang Tzu

John Miller & Aaron Kenedi, God's Breath

John Miller & Aaron Kenedi, God's Light

Friedrich Nietzsche, The Twilight of the Idols

Keiji Nishitani, Religion and Nothingness

Jaroslav Pelikan, The Vindication of Tradition

Leo Tolstoy, A Confession and Other Religious Writings

Leo Tolstoy, The Kingdom of God Is Within You

Tson-kha-pa, Calming the Mind and Discerning the Real

Lin Yutang, The Importance of Living

Lin Yutang, The Wisdom of Laotse

Alan Watts, Tao: The Watercourse Way

Tatha Wiley, Original Sin

Colin Wilson, The Outsider

Michael Zimmerman, Eclipse of the Self

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