Edouard Lucas was an excellent mathematician, well known for his studies in the field of Number Theory, for discovering the largest prime number before the invention of computers and for conceiving the Tower of Hanoi, a popular game that computer science students use as a programming exercise. Peire..
Non-places did not exist in the past. They are properly contemporary spaces of anonymous confluence, where people in transit must settle down for some waiting time, whether at the exit of the plane, the train or the subway that is about to arrive. They barely allow a furtive exchange of glances betw..
Maria Callas, «the divine», the voice of the century if we were only allowed to choose one, was a child languishing in a New York foster home, overwhelmed by emotional deprivation...
Georges Brassens, a misguided boy, owes to his high school teacher the discovery of the poetry that would give a new ..
This manual is the result of an exhaustive work of documentation and reflection in the field of resilience, born from the formative experience accumulated by the authors over the last few years. The texts gathered here are also endorsed by all those people who at some point have been part of ADDIMA ..
This handbook offers a panoramic view of translation practice. By means of a deductive approach, which goes from the most general to the most particular, it proposes a journey that begins with the most theoretical aspects related to philosophy and language; it goes through the specific characteristi..
Are you attracted to paradoxes and optical illusions but have not attended higher studies in mathematics, logic or philosophy? With this fascinating book, packed with magnificent illustrations, we invite you to enter a maze of mental curiosities and incredible contradictions that have marked univers..
What if love were the greatest magic trick invented by evolution? Scientists have been trying to unravel the mysteries of love for years, accumulating data on the hormones, pheromones and neurotransmitters involved in love.
Nowadays, we know more about the deep reasons why we look for the prince cha..
Properly understood, the climate crisis is an unparalleled opportunity to finally and effectively address many persistent causes of suffering and misery that have long been neglected, and to transform the prospects of future generations, giving them a chance to live healthier, more prosperous lives ..
Nigel Warburton employs a subtle strategy of seduction to open the doors to the realm of classical and modern logic that seemed so dry to more than one of us in our student years that we gave up. Instead of presenting us with abstract algorithms, the author loads the rules of thought with stimulatin..
The Piggle. An Account of the Pycho-Analytic Treatment of a Little Girl
D. W. Winnicott wrote a few years before his death, in 1971, this intimate and fascinating document on the treatment of a two-year-old girl nicknamed The Piggle.
The present book is composed of the protocols of that treatment, which lasted just over three years, and Winnicott's own notes and comment..
It was 1886. Ernst Haeckel, the Prussian biologist, philosopher and popularizer of Charles Darwin's work, coined the term ecology to refer to the science that studied the relationships of living beings with each other and with their environment. Following this line and in response to today's burning..
Human complexity challenges the linear cause-effect models that have been used in psychological theory and clinical approaches. In this book, under the guidance of Boris Cyrulnik, seven authors (Carolina Remedi, Eduardo Cánepa, José Bonet, Daniel Cardinali, Ricardo Iacub, Jorge Medina and Cyrulnik h..