Stupidity : Recommended Reading

Here’s a reading list.

A Short Introduction to the History of Human Stupidity, Walter B Pitkin (1934)

Über die Dummheit, Leopold Löwenfeld (1909)

Aus der Geschichte der menschlichen Dummheit, Max Kemmerich (1912)

The Basic Laws of Human Stupidity, Carlo M Cipolla (1988)

Understanding Stupidity, James Welles (1986)

References to these titles can be found in the invaluable The Power of Stupidity, an essay (with handy diagram) by Giancarlo Livraghi.

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