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Comment author: RyanCarey 05 September 2017 11:12:21PM *  2 points [-]

For me personally, and sticking just to originals, and not compilations, it would be:

  1. Rationality from A to Z by Eliezer Yudkowsky
  2. Practical Ethics by Peter Singer
  3. Surely You Must be Joking Mr Feynmann by Richard Feynman
  4. Unweaving the Rainbow by Richard Dawkins
  5. Elbow Room by Daniel Dennett
Comment author: RyanCarey 05 September 2017 11:14:20PM *  2 points [-]

But honorable mentions for Superintelligence, the Oxford Handbook of Science Writing, all of Dennett's other books, edge.org, thesciencenetwork.org, Oliver Sacks, lesswrong.com, HPMOR, Wolfram Mathworld, Wikipedia, ...........................................