Controversial Books for LPSLibrary

This page shows the most "controversial" books in this library, as measured by the highest standard deviation of members' star ratings.

Standard Deviation Average Rating Your Rating Titel
1.404 3.58 Darwin's Black Box af Michael J. Behe
1.341 3.65 Languages of Art af Nelson Goodman
1.221 3.13 The Large, the Small and the Human Mind af Roger Penrose
1.221 3.9 Laws of Form af G. Spencer-Brown
1.21 3.74 Grooming, Gossip, and the Evolution of Language af Robin Dunbar
1.19 3.68 Plato: The Sophist [Translation] af Plato
1.163 3.72 Åndens fænomenologi af G. W. F. Hegel
1.154 3.67 Sense and Sensibilia af J. L. Austin
1.153 3.57 The Anthropic Cosmological Principle af John D. Barrow
1.136 3.18 Optics af Eugene Hecht
1.135 3.65 Fysik og filosofi af Werner Heisenberg
1.116 4.02 Science and Hypothesis af Henri Poincaré
1.093 3.67 Grundlæggelse af sædernes metafysik af Immanuel Kant
1.087 4.06 Væren og tid af Martin Heidegger
1.085 3.88 The Fractal Geometry of Nature af Benoit B. Mandelbrot
1.083 3.88 Critique of Pure Reason af Immanuel Kant
1.081 3.44 Meditationer over den første filosofi af René Descartes
1.081 3.81 The Meaning of Relativity af Albert Einstein
1.068 3.94 An Introduction to Metaphysics af Martin Heidegger
1.055 3.93 Critique of Practical Reason af Immanuel Kant
1.054 3.94 Augustins bekendelser af Saint Augustine
1.047 3.92 Theaetetus [Greek and translation] af Plato
1.037 3.92 Mathematics: The Loss of Certainty af Morris Kline
1.034 3.78 Fundamentals of Physics af David Halliday
1.031 3.71 Language, Thought, and Reality: Selected Writings of Benjamin Lee Whorf af Benjamin Lee Whorf
1.03 3.83 Calculus and analytic geometry af George B. Thomas
1.028 4.24 Probability Theory: The Logic of Science af E. T. Jaynes
1.02 3.66 Væren og Intet - et essay om fænomenologisk ontologi af Jean-Paul Sartre
1.01 3.51 Basic Political Writings af Jean-Jacques Rousseau
1.009 3.78 Poetikken af Aristotle
1.008 3.61 Syntactic Structures af Noam Chomsky
1.007 3.83 The Marx-Engels Reader af Karl Marx
1.006 3.87 Tanker af Blaise Pascal
1.001 3.87 Staten af Plato
1.001 4.09 Ethics af Baruch Spinoza
1 3.78 Sofies verden : roman om filosofiens historie af Jostein Gaarder
1 3.55 Leviathan eller Materie, form & magt i et almenvel civilt og kirkeligt af Thomas Hobbes
0.998 3.94 A Treatise of Human Nature af David Hume
0.997 3.66 Infinity and the Mind: The Science and Philosophy of the Infinite af Rudy Rucker
0.997 3.67 Statslære af Aristotle
0.997 3.91 Religøse erfaringer af William James
0.993 3.44 Logic: A Very Short Introduction af Graham Priest
0.99 3.65 The Emperor's New Mind: Concerning Computers, Minds, and the Laws of Physics af Roger Penrose
0.989 3.99 Process and Reality af Alfred North Whitehead
0.987 3.87 Fashionable Nonsense: Postmodern Intellectuals' Abuse of Science af Alan Sokal
0.983 3.97 Dialogues Concerning Two New Sciences af Galileo Galilei
0.979 3.52 Coming of Age in Samoa af Margaret Mead
0.978 3.58 On the Social Contract af Jean-Jacques Rousseau
0.977 3.87 Etikken af Aristotle
0.976 3.57 Discourse on Method af René Descartes
0.972 3.75 Flatland: A Romance of Many Dimensions af Edwin A. Abbott
0.972 3.72 The Oxford Companion to the Mind af Richard L. Gregory
0.972 4.06 Tractatus logico-philosophicus af Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.969 3.99 How to Solve It: A New Aspect of Mathematical Method af George Pólya
0.968 3.69 Meta Math!: The Quest for Omega af Gregory Chaitin
0.965 3.48 The Advancement of Learning (Modern Library Science) af Francis Bacon
0.965 3.37 Language, Truth and Logic af A. J. Ayer
0.964 3.87 A Theory of Justice af John Rawls
0.963 3.68 The Geography of Thought: How Asians and Westerners Think Differently...and Why af Richard E. Nisbett
0.962 3.88 Spacetime Physics af Edwin F. Taylor
0.962 3.8 Irrational Man: A Study in Existential Philosophy af William Barrett
0.962 4.08 The Federalist Papers af Alexander Hamilton
0.962 3.36 The Nothing that Is: A Natural History of Zero af Robert Kaplan
0.956 3.73 Warped Passages: Unraveling the Mysteries of the Universe's Hidden Dimensions af Lisa Randall
0.955 4 Kritik af dømmekraften af Immanuel Kant
0.953 4.06 Historicismens elendighed af Karl R. Popper
0.952 3.92 An Enquiry Concerning Human Understanding af David Hume
0.952 4.21 Neurophilosophy: Toward a Unified Science of the Mind-Brain af Patricia Smith Churchland
0.951 3.88 Tilfældigheden og nødvendigheden af Jacques Monod
0.951 3.86 Critique of Religion and Philosophy af Walter Arnold Kaufmann
0.947 4.11 Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems: Ptolemaic and Copernican af Galileo Galilei
0.947 3.92 Where Mathematics Comes From: How the Embodied Mind Brings Mathematics into Being af George Lakoff
0.945 3.57 Complexity: Life at the Edge of Chaos af Roger Lewin
0.944 3.86 Hvad er videnskab? : en indføring i moderne videnskabsteori af Alan Chalmers
0.942 3.73 Mysticism and Logic af Bertrand Russell
0.941 3.62 Looking for Spinoza: Joy, Sorrow, and the Feeling Brain af Antonio Damasio
0.939 4.2 The Thirteen Books of the Elements, Vol. 1, books 1-2 af Euclid
0.934 4.21 The Presocratic Philosophers: A Critical History with a Selection of Texts af G. S. Kirk
0.932 3.55 About Time: Einstein's Unfinished Revolution af Paul Davies
0.932 3.54 Lectures & conversations on aesthetics, psychology and religious belief af Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.931 3.99 The Concept of Law af H. L. A. Hart
0.93 3.68 The Essays af Francis Bacon
0.929 4.2 The Basic Works of Aristotle af Aristotle
0.928 3.83 From Socrates to Sartre: The Philosophic Quest af T. Z. Lavine
0.928 3.81 Ten Books on Architecture af Vitruvius Pollio
0.928 3.48 Logic af Wilfrid Hodges
0.926 3.9 De store tænkere - Berkeley af George Berkeley
0.924 3.99 The Structure of Scientific Revolutions af Thomas S. Kuhn
0.923 3.95 Theory and Reality: An Introduction to the Philosophy of Science af Peter Godfrey-Smith
0.922 4.16 The Foundations of Arithmetic: A Logico-Mathematical Enquiry into the Concept of Number af Gottlob Frege
0.921 4.05 Chuang Tzu: Basic Writings af Zhuangzi
0.921 3.93 Om friheden af John Stuart Mill
0.92 3.63 Introduction to Mathematical Philosophy af Bertrand Russell
0.918 3.65 A Dialogue on Personal Identity and Immortality af John Perry
0.918 3.49 What Does It All Mean?: A Very Short Introduction to Philosophy af Thomas Nagel
0.917 3.95 Against Method af Paul Feyerabend
0.916 3.99 Basic Writings af Martin Heidegger
0.916 3.88 Consciousness Explained af Daniel C. Dennett
0.912 3.37 Euthydemus [Translation] af Plato
0.912 3.83 Complexity: The Emerging Science at the Edge of Order and Chaos af M. Mitchell Waldrop
0.912 4.08 Det åbne samfund og dets fjender. Bind I Platons fortryllelseskraft af Karl Raimund Popper
0.91 4.1 The Character of Physical Law af Richard Feynman
0.91 4.04 The Great Chain of Being: A Study of the History of an Idea af Arthur O. Lovejoy
0.909 4.32 Det åbne samfund og dets fjender af Karl Popper
0.908 4.05 The Logic of Scientific Discovery af Karl R. Popper
0.908 3.74 Words and Rules: The Ingredients of Language af Steven Pinker
0.906 4.2 Visual Intelligence: How We Create What We See af Donald D. Hoffman
0.904 3.87 Euthyphro / Apology / Crito / "Death Scene" from Phaedo af Plato
0.898 3.99 King Solomon's Ring: New Light on Animals' Ways af Konrad Lorenz
0.895 3.39 Utilitarisme af John Stuart Mill
0.894 4.34 Philosophical Investigations af Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.891 3.52 The Elements of Moral Philosophy af James Rachels
0.889 3.98 The Mind's I: Fantasies and Reflections on Self and Soul af Douglas Hofstadter
0.885 3.97 The Extended Phenotype: The Long Reach of the Gene af Richard Dawkins
0.884 4.1 Vejen til verden af i dag af Jared Diamond
0.884 4.04 Naming and Necessity af Saul A. Kripke
0.882 3.56 Kaos, fraktaler og sæbebobler : på tur i den nye videnskab af Ivars Peterson
0.882 3.97 Sokrates' domfældelse og død af Plato
0.882 3.93 Electra, The Phoenician Women, The Bacchae af Euripides
0.882 3.93 Store tænkere af Will Durant
0.881 3.95 Matematikens Mænd af E. T. Bell
0.881 4.23 Tao Te King af Lao Tzu
0.878 3.92 Ord der virker af J. L. Austin
0.877 3.99 Art and Visual Perception: A Psychology of the Creative Eye af Rudolf Arnheim
0.877 3.96 How the Mind Works af Steven Pinker
0.873 4.41 Gravitation af Charles W. Misner
0.872 3.94 The Worldly Philosophers: The Lives, Times, and Ideas of the Great Economic Thinkers af Robert L. Heilbroner
0.872 3.66 Contemporary Linguistics: An Introduction af William O'Grady
0.871 3.72 Protagoras af Plato
0.867 4.01 The Forest People: A Study of the Pygmies of the Congo af Colin Turnbull
0.866 3.9 Hawkings univers : fra big bang til sorte huller af Stephen Hawking
0.865 4.16 Wittgenstein; On Rules and Private Language; An Elementary Exposition af Saul A. Kripke
0.864 3.96 Mikrobejægere af Paul De Kruif
0.863 3.81 Incompleteness: The Proof and Paradox of Kurt Gödel af Rebecca Goldstein
0.863 4.01 The Blue and Brown Books (Preliminary Studies for the Philosophical Investigations) af Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.859 3.98 Karl Popper af Bryan Magee
0.857 4.32 Mindstorms: Children, Computers, And Powerful Ideas af Seymour Papert
0.857 4.06 Capitalism, Socialism, and Democracy af Joseph A. Schumpeter
0.85 3.5 A Concise Introduction to Logic af Patrick J. Hurley
0.85 4.02 Naive Set Theory af Paul R. Halmos
0.848 4.33 Gödel, Escher, Bach : An Eternal Golden Braid af Douglas Hofstadter
0.847 3.76 An Enquiry Concerning the Principles of Morals af David Hume
0.838 3.99 The Language Instinct: How the Mind Creates Language af Steven Pinker
0.837 3.95 Mere Morsom Matematik af Martin Gardner
0.836 4.1 Quantum Enigma: Physics Encounters Consciousness af Bruce Rosenblum
0.835 3.88 Prisoner's Dilemma: John Von Neumann, Game Theory, and the Puzzle of the Bomb af William Poundstone
0.833 4.15 The Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher af Lewis Thomas
0.832 4.17 Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy af Michael Polanyi
0.831 3.76 Descartes' Dream: The World According to Mathematics af Philip J. Davis
0.831 4.26 The Selfish Gene af Richard Dawkins
0.824 3.83 Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre af Walter Kaufmann
0.824 3.75 Shadows of the Mind af Roger Penrose
0.822 4.13 Herodots Historie af Herodotus
0.822 3.8 Principia Ethica af G. E. Moore
0.821 3.64 Think: A Compelling Introduction to Philosophy af Simon Blackburn
0.82 3.61 Mathematics: A Very Short Introduction af Timothy Gowers
0.818 4.21 QED: The Strange Theory of Light and Matter af Richard Feynman
0.814 4.18 Det åbne samfund og dets fjender. Bind II Hegel og Marx af Karl R. Popper
0.812 3.97 Practical Ethics af Peter Singer
0.811 3.29 Matter and Consciousness: A Contemporary Introduction to the Philosophy of Mind af Paul M. Churchland
0.811 3.93 Gödel’s Proof af Ernest Nagel
0.809 4.1 The Apology, Phaedo and Crito of Plato / The Golden Sayings of Epictetus / The Meditations of Marcus Aurelius af Charles William Eliot
0.809 3.69 The Symbolic Species: The Co-Evolution of Language and the Brain af Terrence W. Deacon
0.808 3.93 Structures: Or Why Things Don't Fall Down af J. E. Gordon
0.808 3.92 An Introduction to Information Theory: Symbols, Signals, and Noise af John R. Pierce
0.807 4 The Anti-Federalist Papers and the Constitutional Convention Debates af Ralph Ketcham
0.803 4.08 The Mathematical Experience af Philip J. Davis
0.802 3.67 e: The Story of a Number af Eli Maor
0.801 4.03 Darwin (Norton Critical Edition) af Philip Appleman
0.801 3.97 The Elegant Universe: Superstrings, Hidden Dimensions, and the Quest for the Ultimate Theory af Brian Greene
0.8 4.14 How to Prove It: A Structured Approach af Daniel J. Velleman
0.798 3.54 Den evige fred af Immanuel Kant
0.794 3.83 A History of Philosophy, Vol. 2 : Medieval Philosophy : From Augustine to Duns Scotus af Frederick Copleston
0.793 4.14 Wittgenstein's Vienna af Allan Janik
0.79 4.21 Kroppens fænomenologi af Maurice Merleau-Ponty
0.786 3.9 The Computer and the Brain af John von Neumann
0.784 3.8 The Math Gene: How Mathematical Thinking Evolved And Why Numbers Are Like Gossip af Keith Devlin
0.783 4.08 Evolution in Four Dimensions: Genetic, Epigenetic, Behavioral, and Symbolic Variation in the History of Life af Eva Jablonka
0.779 3.81 Infinite in All Directions af Freeman J. Dyson
0.778 4.15 What Do You Care What Other People Think?: Further Adventures of a Curious Character af Richard Feynman
0.777 4.17 The Philosophical Writings of Descartes: Volume 1 af René Descartes
0.767 4.22 Reasons and Persons af Derek Parfit
0.761 3.7 The Columbia History of the World af John A. Garraty
0.759 3.99 On Natural Selection af Charles Darwin
0.758 4.55 The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 3: Sorting and Searching af Donald E. Knuth
0.756 3.94 Animal Behavior: An Evolutionary Approach af John Alcock
0.753 3.8 Does God Play Dice? The New Mathematics of Chaos af Ian Stewart
0.744 4.47 The Art of Computer Programming, Volume 1: Fundamental Algorithms af Donald E. Knuth
0.741 4.12 Philosophy and the Mirror of Nature af Richard Rorty
0.735 4 The Adapted Mind: Evolutionary Psychology and the Generation of Culture af Jerome H. Barkow
0.733 4.15 From a Logical Point of View: 9 Logico-Philosophical Essays af W. V. Quine
0.729 3.73 Mind: A Brief Introduction af John R. Searle
0.723 4.05 Why Big Fierce Animals Are Rare: An Ecologist's Perspective af Paul A. Colinvaux
0.723 3.92 Introduction to Logic af Irving M. Copi
0.722 3.66 Superforce: The Search for a Grand Unified Theory of Nature af Paul Davies
0.72 3.79 The Rediscovery of the Mind af John R. Searle
0.717 4.09 The Cambridge Dictionary of Philosophy af Robert Audi
0.712 3.94 A History of Philosophy, Vol. 3 : Late Medieval and Renaissance Philosophy : Ockham, Francis Bacon, and the Beginning of the Modern World af Frederick Copleston
0.708 3.67 Conversations on Consciousness: What the Best Minds Think about the Brain, Free Will, and What It Means to Be Human af Susan Blackmore
0.708 4.34 Objective Knowledge: An Evolutionary Approach af Karl R. Popper
0.702 4.33 Distributed Systems: Principles and Paradigms af Andrew S. Tanenbaum
0.701 4.13 On Certainty af Ludwig Wittgenstein
0.701 3.8 Brainstorms: Philosophical Essays on Mind and Psychology af Daniel C. Dennett
0.699 4.09 The Whys of a Philosophical Scrivener af Martin Gardner
0.691 4.2 Consciousness: An Introduction af Susan Blackmore
0.69 3.95 A History of Philosophy, Vol. 4 : Modern Philosophy : From Descartes to Leibnitz af Frederick Copleston
0.679 4.18 Disturbing the Universe af Freeman Dyson
0.675 4.37 The Growth of Biological Thought: Diversity, Evolution, and Inheritance af Ernst Mayr
0.654 4.51 The Mathematical Theory of Communication af Claude E Shannon
0.634 4.12 An Introduction to Probability Theory and Its Applications, Vol. 1 af William Feller
0.562 4.16 Abusing Science: The Case Against Creationism af Philip Kitcher