... hmmm, I am reading so much that I don't find the time to work on these pages...
Books That Shaped my Views
(they made my heart glow when I read them first)
More to come...
Thomas Ó Kempis,
The Imitation of Christ
Without compromise, full of heart
A.W. Tozer, The Pursuit of God
Kung Fu Tse (Confucius),
Analects (ascii, 150K)
and another [usually better] translation (html, 193K)
More Chinese Philosophy
Aristotle, The Nicomachean Ethics
Plato, Apology (25K ...not yet the ideal address)
``The example of God, teacheth the lesson truly: He sendeth his rain, and maketh his sun to shine, upon the just and unjust; but he doth not rain wealth, nor shine honor and virtues, upon men equally''
Adolph Freiherr von Knigge, ▄ber den Umgang mit Menschen
Blaise Pascal, Pensees
Friedrich Wilhelm Nietzsche, Thus Spoke Zarathustra
John Ruskin, Unto This Last
Although I don't agree with his views of Christianity, I liked to read his many books. For example, The Metaphysician's Nightmare
Robert M. Pirsig, Zen and the Art of Motorcycle Maintenance
The Arabian Nights
A.E. Brouwer, A.M. Cohen and A. Neumaier
Ergebnisse der Mathematik und ihrer Grenzgebiete, 3. Folge, Band 18
Springer Verlag, Berlin 1989
xvii + 495 pp.
Interval Methods for Systems of Equations
Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge 1990
xvi + 255 pp.
Arnold Neumaier (Arnold.Neumaier@univie.ac.at)