An anthology of XVIII century French libertine essays
Which social behaviors and which works did undermine the absolutist power of Church and social conventions during the XVIII century? This collection of rare texts shows how libertinism and libertinage, philosophy and impiety, rebellion and Freemasonry, inwardly shattered an ancient society for fun, challenge or anger.
Are we all unaware victims of a plot of prejudices? Can we really distinguish what is “natural” and what is a social construction, rooted in the layers of human history? This is a travel to reveal the complex web in which we are soaked.
Internet, market and religion are building a post-human society
A passionate reconstruction and a clear analysis of today’s Network society: we have information on everything but we don’t know anything, we communicate with everyone, but we don’t know anyone, we feel omnipotent beings, but we desperately look for a new God...
A discouraged country, deprived of his civil and political dignity, crushed by an inexorable feeling of precariousness and defeat, where the road of the alternate government is all to be covered. A nonconformist book, far from moderatism and hypocrisy.
The secrets and lies of the power, the spreading corruption, the manipulation of media, an intrusive surveillance, violence and death planned in the darkness: the invisible power endangers the quality and maybe the future of our democracy.
Tricks, riddles and pastimes of the late 15th century
Did anyone break the eggs in your basket and you couldn’t remember how many eggs were there? Do numbers help to read anybody’s thoughts? Is it possible to save both goat and cabbages? The answers to these and other curious questions are in an unpublished collection of games by Fra’ Luca Pacioli, the greatest Italian mathematician of the 15th century.
That’s the book on the crisis we need. Everything the economists said in recent years here is compared, discussed and criticized. They made us believe that it’s all bad finance’s fault. But that’s just a convenient lie…
Does a relationship exist between the study of colours and the rotation of a top? Could the vortex into a fluid be useful to understand Saturn’s rings? A new and original interpretation of Maxwell’s work, in order to understand the crucial role of metaphor in the developments of science and technology in the 20th century.
Today ’ndrangheta is one of the greatest and most powerful criminal organizations in Italy and abroad. Its annual turnover is more than 45 billion euros. The activity of the Calabrian gangs has grown out of all proportion undermining and preventing any civic society and any economic, political and social development.