Originally posted on Creativity Park:
I tend to like non-fiction books spanning across genres and branches of studies. Above is a showcase of some fascinating such books I have read and enjoyed organized in a four set Venn Diagram.
A Venn diagram or set diagram is a diagram that shows all possible logical relations between a finite collection of sets. Venn diagrams were conceived around 1880 by John Venn.
The four major sets for the Venn diagram above are organized as:
- Humanities (Vertical Blue Toned Column)
- Social Sciences (Vertical Green Toned Column)
- Natural Sciences (Horizontal Yellow Toned Column)
- Formal Sciences (Horizontal Orange Column)
Where Genres meet the colors merge to reflect this. To give an example, Godel, Escher, Bach; An Eternal Golden Braid by Douglas Hofstadter is book that spans across, Mathematics, Computing (Formal sciences), Music, Fine Arts, Religion (Humanities), Physics (Natural Science). Therefore it is at…
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