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..
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..
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..
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..
A fictionalized narrative about the creation of the State of Lebanon that runs between 1909 and 1935 through the vision of an Oxford English professor who seeks to reach the East to better understand that world. An intense, well-documented, deep and committed novel...
Dramatic photos, illustrations, and graphs combine with Gore's effective and clear writing to explain global warming in very real terms: what it is, what causes it, and what will happen if we continue to ignore it. An Inconvenient Truth will change the way young people understand global warming and ..
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..
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..
The main scenario in which resilience develops, understood as the process in the face of situations of adversity that allows us to learn through experience, includes two of the main institutions of socialization: the family and the school. In each of them we have found an important figure that promo..
«Each person's sense of identity is influenced by his or her sense of belonging to a specific family».
Few scholars have exercised such a profound influence on the theory and practice of family therapy as Salvador Minuchin. This new edition of Families and Family Therapy - a class..