Eric Weinstein

Eric R. Weinstein is an American mathematician, economist, writer, and the managing director of Thiel Capital in San Francisco, Peter Thiel’s investment firm. He holds a Ph.D in mathematical physics from Harvard University and is a research fellow at the Mathematical Institute of Oxford University.

Weinstein writes and speaks on topics related to financial risk, hedge funds, risk management, immigration, high skill labor market and more.

In 2013 he made public the theory called Geometric Unity that has sparked lots of discussions, praise, controversy and media coverage. The theory might explain why the universe works the way it does.

Books recommended by Eric Weinstein:

The Ideas of Particl...

by G. D. Coughlan, J. E. Dodd

Introduction to Gaug...

by M. Chaichian, N. F. Nelipa

Supermanifolds (Camb...

by Bryce DeWitt

General Relativity (...

by Norbert Straumann

Differential Topolog...

by Victor Guillemin, Alan Pollack

Elements of Informat...

by Thomas M. Cover, Joy A. Thomas

A History of Economi...

by Jurg Niehans

Introductory Econome...

by Jeffrey M. Wooldridge

Peddling Prosperity:...

by Paul Krugman

Memoirs of an Unregu...

by George J. Stigler

Accounting for Taste...

by Gary S. Becker

More Heat than Light...

by Philip Mirowski

The General Theory o...

by John Maynard Keynes

Heraclitean Fire: Sk...

by Erwin Chargaff

The Emperor of Scent...

by Chandler Burr