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by Dr. Peter Davies (Halifax, UK)
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Books that remind us how easily we fall into error (12 September 2010)
This list includes:
• Being Wrong: Adventures in the Margin of Error by Kathryn Schulz
• Irrationality by Stuart Sutherland
• The Dragons of Expectation: Reality and Delusion in the Course of History by Robert Conquest
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How we got into this NHS mess (17 August 2009)
This list includes:
• The New Politics of the NHS: From Creation to Reinvention by Rudolf Klein
• The National Health Service: A Political History (OPUS) by Charles Webster
• NHS Plc: The Privatisation of Our Health Care by Allyson M. Pollock
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Doctors and patients communicating with each other (19 August 2007)
This list includes:
• The Inner Consultation: How to Develop an Effective and Intuitive Consulting Style by David Haslam
• The Successful GP Companion: Preparing Practising and Perfecting by Joe Rosenthal
• The Naked Consultation: A Practical Guide to Primary Care Consultation Skills by Liz Moulton
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Economic books I've found interesting and useful (4 July 2008)
This list includes:
• Fooled by Randomness: The Hidden Role of Chance in Life and in the Markets by Nassim Nicholas Taleb
• The Truth About Markets: Why Some Nations are Rich But Most Remain Poor by John Kay
• The Road to Serfdom (Routledge Classics) by F.A. Hayek
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Around the God Shaped Hole (1 April 2008)
This list includes:
• The God Delusion by Richard Dawkins
• Encountering Ecclesiastes: A Book for Our Time by James Limburg
• Nausea (Penguin Modern Classics) by Jean-Paul Sartre
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The Map and the Territory (19 August 2007)
This list includes:
• Science and Sanity: An Introduction to Non-Aristotelian Systems and General Semantics by Alfred Korzybski
• Maps of Meaning: The Architecture of Belief by Jordan B. Peterson
• Mountaincraft and Leadership by Eric Langmuir
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Favourite mountaineering books (18 September 2010)
This list includes:
• The Big Walks: Challenging Mountain Walks and Scrambles in the British Isles (Teach Yourself) by Ken Wilson
• Mountains of the Mind: A History of a Fascination by Robert Macfarlane
• The Munros: Scottish Mountaineering Club Hillwalkers' Guide by Donald J. Bennet
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So you think the NHS is going downhill? (17 August 2009)
This list includes:
• The Resiliency Advantage; Master Change, Thrive Under Pressure, and Bounce Back from Setbacks by Siebert Phd
• Hippocratic Oaths: Medicine and Its Discontents by Raymond Tallis
• Managing Not to Manage: Management in the NHS by Harriet Sergeant
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Health Inequalities (20 October 2006)
This list includes:
• Confronting an Ill Society: David Widgery, General Practice, Idealism and the Chase for Change by Mr Richard Smith
• A New Kind of Doctor by Julian Tudor Hart
• The Impact of Inequality: How to Make Sick Societies Healthier by Richard G. Wilkinson
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God is not a delusion (9 November 2007)
This list includes:
• The Spiritual Dimension: Religion, Philosophy and Human Value by John Cottingham
• The Thinker's Guide to God by Peter Vardy
• The Naked Emperor: Darwinism Exposed by Antony Latham
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