Suggested books

Psychology & co:

  • A. Clark, “Being There”
  • A. Clark, “Natural Cyborgs”
  • A. Clark, “Supersizing the mind”
  • E. Hutchins, “Cognition in the Wild”
  • K. Stelerny, “Thought in a hostile world”
  • M. Maeterlinck, “Życie pszczół”
  • A. Noe, “Action in Perception”
  • S. Gallagher, “How the body shapes the mind”
  • M. Johnson, “The Meaning of the Body: Aesthetics of Human Understanding”
  • M. Spivey, “The continuity of mind”
  • M. Rowlands, “Body Language: Representaion in Action”
  • M. Donald, “A mind so rare”
  • P. Lieberman, “Toward an Evolutionary Biology of Language”
  • G. Buzsaki, “Rhythms in the Brain”
  • Richerson, P.J. & Boyd, R. “Not by genes alone”
  • Sheets-Johnston, M. “The primacy of movement”
  • Enfield, N. “Relationships”
  • Sapir, E. “Language”

Bioinformatics, systems biology, computational intelligence:

  • Russell C. Eberhart, Yuhui Shi, “Computational intelligence: concepts to implementations”
  • David S. Goodsell, “The machinery of life”
  • Franklin M. Harold, “The way of the cell: molecules, organisms, and the order of life”
  • Evelyn Fox Keller, “Making sense of life: explaining biological development with models, metaphors, and machines”
  • Hiroaki Kitano, “Foundations of Systems Biology” (link), (link)
  • John R. Koza, “On the programming of computers by means of natural selection”
  • Dennis Noble, “The Music of Life: Biology Beyond Genes” (link)
  • Dennis Bray “Wetware: a computer in every living cell”
  • David Poole, Alan Mackworth, Randy Goebel, “Computational Intelligence: A Logical Approach” (link)
  • Randall C. O'Reilly, Yuko Munakata, “Computational explorations in cognitive neuroscience”
  • Eugene Koonin, “The Logic of Chance: The Nature and Origin of Biological Evolution”

More general perspective:

  • Maynard Smith, J. & Szathmary, E., “The Origins of Life: From the Birth of Life to the Origin of Language”
  • E. Schroedinger, “What is life?”
  • Marcello Barbieri, “The Organic Codes: An Introduction to Semantic Biology”
  • Rosen, R., “Life itself”
  • Reed, E., “Encountering the World”
  • Terrence Deacon, “The Symbolic Species”
  • Terrence Deacon, “The Incomplete Nature”
  • Gregory Bateson, “Steps to an Ecology of Mind”
  • Turner JS, “The extended organism: the physiology of animal – built structures”
  • Margaret Cavendish, “Observations Upon Experimental Philosophy”
  • Gregory Bateson, “Steps to an Ecology of Mind”