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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788416919239
Men in Dark Times
The figures that Hannah Arendt reflects on in this book have in common only the times in which they lived: what were the responses of Karl Jaspers, John XXIII, Isak Dinesen, Walter Benjamin, Hermann Broch, Bertolt Brecht and others to the external conditions of the world during the first half of the..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788474325171
Introduction to the Reading of Lacan
For the first time, a synthetic and rigorous text on the constitutive principles of Lacan's work, which systematically exposes the theoretical-clinical foundations of the inaugural thesis of «the unconscious structured as a language». Appreciated for the sobriety of its concepts, disconcerting for i..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788497840408
The Culture of Control: Crime and Social Order in Contemporary Society
This book describes the dramatic changes in crime control and criminal justice that have taken place in Great Britain and the United States in the last 25 years. The author explains these changes by showing how the social organization of late modernity has brought about a series of political and cul..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788497846134
The Magical and Realistic Celebration of Children's Resiliencie
This manual contains a series of proposals of activities to help professional and non-professional monitors to organize group workshops with children and adolescents who have been in contexts of social injustice, violence and mistreatment produced by adults. After a long professional experience in t..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788418914454
The Story of We
Love may be the blindest spot of our civilization. We talk, write, and sing about it, live for it, die for it, and yet love does not directly inform the way we structure our society. We have managed to digitally connect the whole planet but still struggle when it comes to understanding basic human i..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788474323337
The Interpretation of Cultures
Unlike the traditional approach to anthropology, which was governed by the working style of the natural sciences, Geertz proposes an anthropology closer to the human sciences, whose main task is not to measure and classify, but to interpret. In this way, Geertz restores the ideology of Kroeber and B..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788418914669
The Island of Partial Silence
New and challenging logic puzzles—the simplest brainteaser to the most complex paradoxes in contemporary mathematical thinking—from our topmost puzzle master («the most entertaining logician who ever lived», Martin Gardner has called him). Our guide to the puzzles is the Sorcerer, who resides on the..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788474326925
The Conscious Mind
This work questions existing theories of conscious mental processes and proposes a new physicalist but non-reductionist conception of consciousness. What is consciousness? How can physical processes in the brain give rise to the activity of a conscious mind? These questions raise the most heated dis..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788497841344
The Little Ice Age
The Little Ice Age is a gripping story that covers a long period of Modern Europe (1300-1850) characterized by frequent, unpredictable and continuous cold waves that resulted in famine, disease and pain, but also in wonderful examples of the portentous adaptation of human beings to climatic changes...
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788474328462
Ambiguous Loss
When a loved one dies, we mourn their loss. We console ourselves with the rituals that accompany their passing and seek support from those around us. But what happens when there is no end, when perhaps a family member or friend is still alive and yet we have already lost him or her? Like a mother wh..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788417835613
Laughter Shall se us Free
A gripping and dizzying work that reconstructs the history and fate of some Jewish comedians who, in the 1930s, gave Central European cabaret and show business, and in particular the Berlin show business, its legendary greatness. The fate of these artists was inexorably cut short by Hitler's rise to..
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Brand: Gedisa EAN: 9788418914430
The Society of Excess
Happiness has become an almost insoluble dilemma, and the pursuit of it is a real obstacle to a good life. «People who seek only material gain risk their lives lightly. Is this not a mistake of our generation?» asked Chuang-Tzu as far back as the middle of the fourth century B.C. More than two thous..
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