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In these pages you will find English presentations for a brief selection of titles we consider particularly attractive for translation. They are divided for different subjects.
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The invisible power
Secrets and lies in the contemporary politics
9788822053862year: 2011month: septemberformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 336Dario Bressanini, Silvia Toniato
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.
Fra' Luca Pacioli's mathematical games
Tricks, riddles and pastimes of the late 15th century
9788822068231year: 2011month: septemberformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 204Giovanni La Torre
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 The answers to these and other curious questions are in an unpublished collection of games by Fra’ Luca Pacioli, the greatest Italian mathematician of the 15th century.
A convenient lie
The debate on the global crisis
9788822055163year: 2011month: februaryformat: 12,5 x 21 cmpages: 184Annamaria Rivera
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…
Story of cats, immigrants and a crime
9788822041685year: 2010month: octoberformat: 13 x 21 cmpages: 208Giulio Peruzzi
What has a cat to do with a murder, xenophobia, the authoritarian society, the malfeasance of powerful people? To find out about it, just read this novel.
Vortex and colours
At the origins of James Clerk Maxwell’s work
9788822002495year: 2010month: octoberformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 224Mario Casaburi
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.
'Ndrangheta: from the beginning to nowadays
9788822053855year: 2010month: septemberformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 360Mario Guarino
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.
Stories of crooks, illegal enrichments and bribes
9788822063120year: 2010month: juneformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 304Mario Grilli
From Craxi to Previti, from Sgarbi to Dell’Utri. Stories of crooks, illegal enrichments and bribes.
Millions, villas and yachts: here are the tricks not to pay and to escape the Law. Mani pulite season has never come to an end.
Scientists and the idea of God
A comparison between scientific and religious thought
9788822068170year: 2010month: juneformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 112Pietro Barcellona
Science and Religion: points of contact and contrast between two imposing edifices of man.
In praise of useless talk
The word gratuitous
9788822053848year: 2010month: mayformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 160Mario Ricca
Change our view of the world, experiencing the full presence of the meeting, rediscovering the complexity of the unified relationship between humans and the Universe.
Riace, the future is
How to defend ourselves from false beliefs and scientific lies
9788822053831year: 2010month: marchformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 192Luigi Borzacchini
In Berlin, Wim Wenders has declared that “the true utopia is not the Fall of the Wall, but what has been achieved in some lands of Calabria, Riace in the head”. Enough to make a movie on it. But this is not an utopia. Developing intercultural model proposed by Riace is a future that has fluorished by now, reinterpreting in an original and surprising way the challenges of globalization.
The computer of Ockham
Genesis and Structure of Scientific Revolutions
9788822002471year: 2010month: februaryformat: 14 x 21 cmpages: 656Cristiana De Santis
After Il computer di Platone, continues the story of the syntactic paradigm, the human ability that allows us to “think without understanding”, manipulating signs and where the computer is the epiphany. The focus is now on the Middle Ages and the Scientific Revolution when modern science emerges and our civilization takes its essential characteristics.
Facts of language9788822048202year: 2009month: septemberformat: 13,5 x 19 cmpages: 96
Per spiegare alla sua bambina che mestiere fa, una mamma comincia a raccontare la storia della lingua che ogni madre trasmette ai suoi figli e della facoltà che ci rende umani: il linguaggio.