Sean Carroll

10 Sean Carroll Recommended Books

Sean Carroll is an American cosmologist, physicist, and writer. He is a research professor of physics at the California Institute of Technology and a visiting professor of genetics at Harvard Medical School. His research focuses on dark energy and general relativity. He is the author of several books on the foundations of physics, including The Big Picture and From Eternity to Here.

10 Books recommended by Sean Carroll

A Dictionary Of Real Numbers

A Dictionary Of Real Numbers

Author :Jonathan Borwein

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"I still don’t understand why this gripping book hasn’t been adapted into a prestige TV drama." - Sean Carroll [Source]

Spacetime and Geometry

Spacetime and Geometry

An Introduction to General Relativity

Author :Sean M. Carroll

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"Lovely book!" - Sean Carroll [Source]

An Introduction to Transfer Entropy

An Introduction to Transfer Entropy

Information Flow in Complex Systems

Author :Terry Bossomaier, Lionel Barnett, Michael Harré, Joseph T. Lizier

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"A way of quantifying the information flow between two stochastic systems." - Sean Carroll [Source]

Models of the Mind

Models of the Mind

How Physics, Engineering and Mathematics Have Shaped Our Understanding of the Brain

Author :Grace Lindsay

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"A great book!" - Sean Carroll [Source]

Data Feminism

Data Feminism

Author :Catherine D'Ignazio, Lauren F. Klein

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"A great resource." - Sean Carroll [Source]

From Extraterrestrials to Animal Minds

From Extraterrestrials to Animal Minds

Six Myths of Evolution

Author :Simon Conway Morris

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"Argues that evolution is a little more predictable than some would have us believe." - Sean Carroll [Source]

The WEIRDest People in the World

The WEIRDest People in the World

How the West Became Psychologically Peculiar and Particularly Prosperous

Author :Joseph Henrich

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"A fascinating look at the special psychology of Western educated folk." - Sean Carroll [Source]

Newton and the Counterfeiter

Newton and the Counterfeiter

The Unknown Detective Career of the World's Greatest Scientist

Author :Thomas Levenson

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"Great book, but not about his physics career." - Sean Carroll [Source]

Morality and Mathematics

Morality and Mathematics

Author :Justin Clarke-Doane

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Sean Carroll recommended this book on Twitter. [Source]

The Ascent of Information

The Ascent of Information

Books, Bits, Genes, Machines, and Life's Unending Algorithm

Author :Caleb Scharf

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"A great book about information, astrobiology, and the future." - Sean Carroll [Source]

FAQs

Q1: What types of books does Sean Carroll recommend?

Sean Carroll generally focuses on popular science books, but he also enjoys fiction and philosophy works. He recommends books that help to explain complex scientific concepts in a simple and engaging way.

Sean is also an active researcher and communicator. He frequently appears on popular podcasts and provides commentary on topics such as physics, mathematics, and philosophy for various media sources.

Sean primarily posts updates and links to his books on his website, and also has an active Twitter account.

Those interested in purchasing any of the books recommended by Sean Carroll can do so through any major book retailer.

Yes, Sean Carroll does currently offer a book club on his website. This book club gives people the chance to interact with other readers, discuss the books, ask questions, and post reviews.