50+ Books & Authors Reading-list: no-bullshit Philosophy, [meta-]Linguistics, [meta-]Psychology/hardcore-Psychoanalysis, Theories of Art/Poetics, and Surrealist-ish fiction *in no particular order

Abraham Muñoz Bravo
3 min readDec 16, 2020

1. Logical Investigations/Ideas/Phantasy, Image, Consciousness, and Memory (Husserl)

2. Phenomenology of Spirit/Philosophy of Mind (Hegel)

3. The Écrits/Transference/Seminars/Lituraterre (Lacan)

4. Chaosmosis/The Three Ecologies (Guattari)

5. The Visible and Invisible/The Phenomenology of Perception (Merleau-Ponty)

6. Logic of Sense/Logic of Sensation/Capitalism and Schizophrenia/Proust and Signs/Cinema 1 & Cinema 2 (Deleuze)


7. The Philosophy of Freedom/Knowledge of Higher Worlds/The Genius of Language/Knowledge of the Soul and Spirit (Rudolf Steiner)

8. The Poetics of Reverie/Poetics of Space/On Poetic Imagination and Reverie/Adventures in Phenomenology (Bachelard)

9. Of Grammatology/Judeites (Derrida)

10. Poetry, Language, Thought/Hegel/Introduction to Metaphysics/Hölderlin’s Hymn “The Ister”/Rhythm (Heidegger)

11. The Philosophy of Poetry (Gibson)

12. Foundations of The Science of Knowledge (Fichte)

13. Prolegomena to Any Future Metaphysics (Kant)

14. Prolegomena to a Theory of Language (Hjelmslev)

15. The White Goddess (Robert Graves)

16. The Garland of Letters (Woodroffe)

17. The Archeology of Knowledge/The Order of Things (Foucault)

18. Oneself as Another (Ricoeur)

19. The Imaginary/Being and Nothingness/Sketch for a Theory of the Emotions/Existentialism and Human Emotions (Sartre)

20. Thalassa; A Theory of Genitality (Ferenczi)

21. On Language as Such and on the Language of Man (Walter Benjamin)

22. Inteligencia Sentiente (Xavier Zubiri)

23. The Invisible Landscape (McKenna)

24. Mysterium Coniunctionis/Archetypes of the Collective Unconscious/Psychology and Alchemy (Jung)

25. Otherwise Than Being, or Beyond Essence (Levinas)

26. A Spirit of Trust (Brandom)

27. The Imagination of the Poet (Dilthey)

28. The Art of Memory (Volume III) (Yates)

29. The Intersection of Semiotics and Phenomenology; Peirce and Heidegger in Dialogue

30. Language, Torah, and Hermeneutics in Abraham Abulafia (Moshe Idel)

31. Art, Death, and Lacanian Psychoanalysis (Shirley Sharon-Zisser)

32. Fanged Noumena (Nick Land)

33. Memory, Metaphor, and Aby Warburg’s Atlas of Images (Johnson)

34. Industrial Society and the Future (Kaczynski)

35. The Idea of the World (Kastrup)

36. Prometheism (Jason Reza Jorjani)

37. The World of the Imagination (Eva Brann)

38. The Art of Seeing (Aldous Huxley)

39. Turiya; The God State/Kriya Yoga (Santata-Gamana)

40. The Neuropsychology of Anxiety (Jeffrey Gray)

41. ‘Pataphysics: The Poetics of An Imaginary Science (Bök)

42. The Fourth Way (Ouspenskii)

43. Light of the Intellect (Abulafia) → medium.com article w/ translation: https://medium.com/learning-for-life/light-of-the-intellect-by-abraham-abulafia-2e33d3fb62a5

44. Letters Upon The Aesthetic Education of Man (Schiller)

45. The Theatre and Its Double (Antonin Artaud)

46. God and State (Mikhail Bakunin)

47. Aspects of the Theory of Syntax (Chomsky)

48. Ethics (Spinoza)

49. Maps of Meaning (Peterson)

50. The Strange Order of Things (Damasio)

51. Ethical Know-How (Varela)

52. Synthesis of Yoga (Sri Aurobindo)

53. Mystical Experience (Ben-Ami Scharfstein)

54. A General Introduction to the Semeiotic of Charles Sanders Peirce (Liszka)

55. Playing By Ear and The Tip of The Tongue (Tsur)

56. Art as Technique (Shklovsky)

57. Standard Language and Poetic Language (Mukarovsky)

58. Parerga and Paralipomena (Schopenhauer)

59. The Psychology of Aristotle (Franz Brentano)

60. Mundus Imaginalis (Henry Corbin)

61. Programming and Metaprogramming in the Human Biocomputer (John C. Lilly)

62. The Hidden Pattern: A Patternist Philosophy of Mind (Ben Goertzel)

63. Process and Reality (Alfred North Whitehead)

1. Luces de Bohemia/La Lámpara Sagrada (Valle-Inclán)

2. Dalí Essays 1 (Complete Works Volume IV) (Dalí)/Dalí and Postmodernism (LaFountain)/Concepte general de la ciència catalana/Hiparxiologi (Francesc Pujols)

3. Finnegan’s Wake/Ulysses (Joyce)

4. In Search of Lost Time (Proust)

5. Les Chants de Maldoror/Poesies (Lautréamont)

6. Literary Origins of Surrealism (Balakian)

7. Gustave Flaubert As Seen In His Works and Correspondence (Tarver)

8. A Season in Hell/Les Lettres du Vident/Illuminations (A. Rimbaud)

9. A Hundred Years of Solitude (G. G. Marquez)

10. Exploits and Opinions of Dr. Faustroll, Pataphysician (A. Jarry)

11. The Wasteland (T. S. Eliot)

12. True Hallucinations (Terence Mckenna)


13. Twilight of the Idols/Ecce Homo/The Gay Science (Nietzsche)

Obviously, a lot of contemporary philosophers, e.g., Zizek, Harman, Tristan Garcia; and many American (Transcendentalists), English (the Romantics), and Romance-language poets (Pessoa, Cortazar, etc.), are missing.

*note: a Kindle Oasis.

Extra –Movie-list:

  1. The Holy Mountain/El Topo/Santa Sangre (Jodorowsky)
  2. Synecdoche, New York (Kauffman)
  3. The House That Jack Built/Antichrist (Lars Von Trier)
  4. Spirited Away (Miyazaki)
  5. Blue Velvet (Lynch)
  6. The Seventh Seal (Bergman)
  7. Fitzcarraldo (Herzog)

[WIP…] The Jewels of Wikipedia and other Online-encyclopedias/Archives:

  1. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semiotic_theory_of_Charles_Sanders_Peirce
  2. https://wn.rsarchive.org/Books/GA012/English/AP1967/GA012_c04.html
  3. https://wn.rsarchive.org/GA/GA0115/19111215p01.html
  4. https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Semiotic_square

[WIP…] List of Words:



Abraham Muñoz Bravo

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