A a short list of books which are primary sources for the big ideas in this project, with web links. [This page is incomplete]
Briskin, A., Erickson, s., Ott, J., & Callanan, T. (2009). The Power of Collective Wisdom and the Trap of Collective Folly. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.
- Discernment process applied to complex and intractable problems | Web site | Blog | Collective Wisdom Initiative | Preview or download full text |
Brown, P. G., & Garver, G. (2009). Right Relationship: Building a Whole Earth Economy. San Francisco: Berrett-Koehler.
- Updates Kenneth Boulding's economic thinking | Web site | Overview slide presentation | Preview or download full text |
Darwin, C. (1876). The origin of species by means of natural selection, or the preservation of favoured races in the struggle for life (6th ed.). London: John Murray.
- The final text including additions and corrections (other versions also available). | Free full text, facsimile or PDF | Video documentary | Wikipedia |
Sawyer, R. K. (2005). Social Emergence: Societies as Complex Systems. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.