Jordan Peterson “Maps of Meaning” book references

  1. The Waning of the Middle Ages by Huizinga, Johan
  2. Origins of the Modern Mind: Three Stages in the Evolution of Culture and Cognition by Donald, Merlin
  3. The Structure of Scientific Revolutions by Kuhn, Thomas S.
  4. The Copernican Revolution: Planetary Astronomy in the Development of Western Thought by Kuhn, Thomas S.
  5. The Ghost in the Machine by Koestler, Arthur
  6. Consilience: The Unity of Knowledge by Wilson, Edward O.
  7. The Philosophy of as If: A System of the Theoretical, Practical and Religious Fictions of Mankind by Vaihinger, Hans
  8. Force In Newton’s Physics: The Science Of Dynamics In The Seventeenth Century by Westfall, Richard S.
  9. The End of History and the Last Man by Fukuyama, Francis
  10. The Great Code: The Bible and Literature by Frye, Northrop
  11. The Theology of the Early Greek Philosophers by Jaeger, Werner Wilhelm
  12. Words with Power: Being a Second Study of the Bible and Literature by Frye, Northrop
  13. Gödel, Escher, Bach: An Eternal Golden Braid by Hofstadter, Douglas R.
  14. Nietzsche’s Zarathustra: Notes of the Seminar Given in 1934-1939 C.G. Jung by Jung, Carl
  15. Eichmann in Jerusalem: A Report on the Banality of Evil by Arendt, Hannah
  16. The Origins and History of Consciousness by Neumann, Erich
  17. A Brief History of Time by Hawking, Stephen
  18. The Concept of Mind by Ryle, Gilbert
  19. The Idea of the Holy by Otto, Rudolf
  20. Actual Minds, Possible Worlds by Bruner, Jerome S.
  21. Alchemy: An Introduction to the Symbolism and the Psychology by von Franz, Marie-Louise
  22. Existentialism from Dostoevsky to Sartre by Kaufmann, Walter
  23. Philosophical Investigations by Wittgenstein, Ludwig
  24. A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man by Joyce, James
  25. Ulysses by Joyce, James
  26. The Brothers Karamazov by Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
  27. The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat and Other Clinical Tales by Sacks, Oliver
  28. Inferno: The Divine Comed by Alighieri, Dante
  29. A Wrinkle in Time: Time Quintet by L’Engle, Madeleine
  30. Crime and Punishment by Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
  31. Man’s Search for Meaning: An Introduction to Logotherapy by Frankl, Viktor E.
  32. Thus Spoke Zarathustra by Nietzsche, Friedrich
  33. Notes from Underground by Dostoyevsky, Fyodor
  34. Faust, First Part by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
  35. Faust, Part Two by Goethe, Johann Wolfgang von
  36. Beyond Good and Evil: Prelude to a Philosophy of the Future by Nietzsche, Friedrich
  37. The Doors of Perception & Heaven and Hell by Huxley, Aldous
  38. The Gulag Archipelago 1918–1956 by Solzhenitsyn, Aleksandr I.
  39. The I Ching or Book of Changes
  40. The Road to Wigan Pier by Orwell, George
  41. The World’s Religions by Smith, Huston
  42. A Confession by Tolstoy, Leo
  43. The Denial of Death by Becker, Ernest
  44. Descartes’ Error: Emotion, Reason and the Human Brain by Damasio, Antonio R.
  45. Images and Symbols: Studies in Religious Symbolism by Eliade, Mircea
  46. The Sacred and the Profane: The Nature of Religion by Eliade, Mircea
  47. Myths, Dreams and Mysteries: The Encounter Between Contemporary Faiths and Archaic Realities by Eliade, Mircea
  48. The Myth of the Eternal Return or, Cosmos and History by Eliade, Mircea
  49. Shamanism: Archaic Techniques of Ecstasy by Eliade, Mircea
  50. The Forge and the Crucible: The Origins and Structure of Alchemy by Eliade, Mircea
  51. A History of Religious Ideas 1: From the Stone Age to the Eleusinian Mysteries by Eliade, Mircea
  52. A History of Religious Ideas, Volume 2: From Gautama Buddha to the Triumph of Christianity by Eliade, Mircea
  53. A History of Religious Ideas, Volume 3: From Muhammad to the Age of Reforms by Eliade, Mircea
  54. The Babylonian Genesis by Heidel, Alexander
  55. The Origin of Satan: How Christians Demonized Jews, Pagans and Heretics by Pagels, Elaine
  56. The Gnostic Gospels by Pagels, Elaine
  57. The Nag Hammadi Library
  58. Basic Writings of Nietzsche by Nietzsche, Friedrich
  59. The Birth of Tragedy / The Case of Wagner by Nietzsche, Friedrich
  60. The Masks of God, Volume 1: Primitive Mythology by Campbell, Joseph
  61. The Masks of God, Volume 3: Occidental Mythology by Campbell, Joseph
  62. Women, Fire, and Dangerous Things: What Categories Reveal About the Mind by Lakoff, George
  63. What Life Should Mean to You by Adler, Alfred
  64. Cognitive Therapy of Depression by Beck, Aaron T.
  65. Paradise Lost and Other Poems by Milton, John
  66. The Golden Bough: A Study in Magic and Religion, Volume 1 by Frazer, James George
  67. The Boy Who Couldn’t Stop Washing: The Experience and Treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder by Rapoport, Judith L.
  68. The Poetic Edda: The Mythological Poems by Anonymous
  69. Systemantics: How Systems Work and Especially How They Fail by Gall, John
  70. The Portable Blake by Blake, William
  71. The Gormenghast Trilogy: Titus Groan/Gormenghast/Titus Alone by Peake, Mervyn
  72. The Nature and Destiny of Man, Vols 1-2 by Niebuhr, Reinhold
  73. Symbols of Transformation (Collected Works 5) by Jung, Carl
  74. Psychological Types (Collected Works 6) by Jung, Carl
  75. Two Essays on Analytical Psychology (Collected Works 7) by Jung, Carl
  76. The Structure and Dynamics of the Psyche (Collected Works, Vol 8) by Jung, Carl
  77. The Archetypes and the Collective Unconscious (Collected Works 9 i) by Jung, Carl
  78. Aion (Collected Works 9 ii) by Jung, Carl
  79. Civilization in Transition (Collected Works, Vol 10) by Jung, Carl
  80. Psychology and Alchemy (Collected Works 12) by Jung, Carl
  81. Alchemical Studies (Collected Works 13) by Jung, Carl
  82. Mysterium Coniunctionis (Collected Works 14) by Jung, Carl
  83. The Development of Personality (Collected Works 17) by Jung, Carl
  84. Personal Knowledge: Towards a Post-Critical Philosophy by Polanyi, Michael
  85. The Great Mother: An Analysis of the Archetype by Neumann, Erich
  86. Complete Works of William Blake by Blake, William
  87. The Moral Judgement of the Child by Piaget, Jean
  88. Six Psychological Studies by Piaget, Jean
  89. An Introduction to Mathematics by Whitehead, Alfred North
  90. The Behavior of Organisms: An Experimental Analysis by Skinner, B.F.
  91. Mephistopheles: The Devil in the Modern World by Russell, Jeffrey Burton
  92. Left Brain, Right Brain: Perspectives from Cognitive Neuroscience by Springer, Sally P.
  93. Play, Dreams and Imitation in Childhood by Piaget, Jean
  94. Kundalini Yoga for the West: A Foundation for Character Building Courage and Awareness by Radha, Swami Sivananda
  95. Ancient Near Eastern Texts Relating to the Old Testament with Supplement by Pritchard, James B.
  96. Handbook of Emotions by Lewis, Michael
  97. On the Genealogy of Morals / Ecce Homo by Nietzsche, Friedrich
  98. Twilight of the Idols/The Anti-Christ by Nietzsche, Friedrich
  99. The Way and Its Power: A Study of the Tao Te Ching and Its Place in Chinese Thought by Waley, Arthur
  100. The Mind of the Dolphin: A Nonhuman Intelligence by Lilly, John C.
  101. The Holy Bible: King James Version by Campbell, Gordon
  102. The Challenge of Pain by Melzack, Ronald
  103. Lady of the Beasts: The Goddess and Her Sacred Animals by Johnson, Buffie
  104. Contingencies Of Reinforcement: A Theoretical Analysis by Skinner, B.F.
  105. The Apocryphal New Testament by James, M.R.
  106. Realism, Rationalism and Scientific Method: Volume 1: Philosophical Papers by Feyerabend, Paul Karl
  107. Social Psychology by Brown, Roger
  108. Introduction to Personality and Psychotherapy by Rychlak, Joseph F.
  109. The Foundations of Newton’s Alchemy by Dobbs, Betty Jo Teeter
  110. The Mystic Vision: Papers from the Eranos Yearbooks, Vol. 6 by Campbell, Joseph
  111. Higher Cortical Functions in Man by Luria, Alexander R.
  112. The Puzzle of Pain by Melzack, Ronald
  113. The Neuropsychology of Anxiety: An Enquiry Into the Functions of the Septo-Hippocampal System by Gray, Jeffrey A.
  114. Being-In-The-World: Selected Papers of Ludwig Binswanger by Binswanger, Ludwig
  115. Hidden Wisdom in the Holy Bible, Vol. 1 by Hodson, Geoffrey
  116. The Psychology Of Fear And Stress by Gray, Jeffrey Alan
  117. The Cradle of Erotica: A Study of Afro-Asian Sexual Expression and an Analysis of Erotic Freedom in Social Relationships by Edwardes, Allen
  118. Plato’s Cosmology: The Timaeus of Plato
  119. Jean Piaget,: The Man and His Ideas by Evans, Richard I.
  120. Principles of Animal Psychology by Maier, Norman R.F.
  121. Latent Inhibition and Conditioned Attention Theory by Lubow, R. E.
  122. Diary for the Years 1595-1601 of Dr. John Dee by Dee, John
  123. The Cerebral Cortex of Man. A Clinical Study of Localization of Function by Penfield, Wilder
  124. The Origin of Chemistry by Multhauf, Robert P.
  125. Personality and Psychotherapy – An Analysis in Terms of Learning, Thinking, and Culture by Dollard, John
  126. The Purposive Brain by Granit, Ragnar
  127. Russian Psychology: A Critical History by Joravsky, David
  128. Rousseau and His Era Vol I by Morley, John Viscount
  129. The Amygdala: Neurobiological Aspects of Emotion, Memory, and Mental Dysfunction by Aggleton, John P.
  130. The Use and Abuse of History by Nietzsche, Friedrich
  131. The rites of the twice-born by Stevenson, Sinclair