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XiXiDu comments on The Best Textbooks on Every Subject - Less Wrong

167 Post author: lukeprog 16 January 2011 08:30AM

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Comment author: gwern 16 January 2011 05:14:02PM *  12 points [-]

I can't help but question this post.

Textbook recommendations are all over. From the old SIAI reading shelf to books individually recommended in articles and threads to wiki pages to here (is this even the first article to try to compile a reading list? I don't think it is.)

Maybe we would be better off adding pages to the LW wiki. So for [[Economics]] a brief description why economics is important to know, links to relevant LW posts, and then a section == Recommended reading ==. And so on for all the other subjects here.

Work smarter, not harder!

Comment author: XiXiDu 16 January 2011 05:53:59PM 9 points [-]

Textbook recommendations are all over.

Since the parent omitted a link: singinst.org/reading/

Comment author: Benito 16 July 2013 09:11:13PM 3 points [-]