ISSS Book Club

Welcome to the ISSS Book Club! The purpose of the book club is to explore the systems science literature in depth, so books are read over several months,  with monthly reading assignments of approximately 50-100 pages. Participants will have opportunities to both suggest books to read and vote on a selection of books. Meetings are on the third Thursday of the month from 12:30 – 2:00 pm Eastern Time.
 
We are currently reading:
 
 
 
Reading assignments:
 
February 16: pp. 91-177 (Of Spirits and Spirits, Advanced and Fair, Romancing the Stone Age, Displaced Apostrophes, & Lemonade for Headaches)
March 16: pp. 179-248 (Duck Hunting is Everybody's Business, Immovable Meets Irresistible, Be Like Your Place, & Which Way)
 
Up next:
 
 
Reading assignments:
 
April 20: Chapters 1-5
May 18: Chapters 6-10
June 15: Chapters 11-14
July 20: Chapters 15-19
 
Coming soon!
 
The Origin of Humanness in the Biology of Love by Humberto Maturana & Gerda Verden-Zöller, edited by our very own Pille Bunnell!
The Embodied Mind: Cognitive Science and Human Experience by Fancisco Varela, Evan, Evan Thompson, & Eleanor RoschRosch
 
 
If you would like to be included on book club emails, please email Marty Jacobs. She is listed in the Member Directory.
 
Please note: This is a members only benefit. If you'd like to join the conversation, please consider becoming a member of ISSS.
 
Video Recording of Ray Ison meeting with Book Club 15 July 2021