Daniel Innerarity examines the features of democracy in the globalized world and wonders whether as citizens we are able to meet its demands. At present, the origin of some of the main political problems lies in the fact that democracy needs actors that it is incapable of producing itself. It is imp..
Gestures are our most primitive and universal communication system. These pages allow us to connect with our animal part by revealing, through our behaviors, basic instincts that still operate in us: mechanisms developed for the survival, reproduction and continuity of the species...
A malicious online rumor costs a company millions. A political sideshow derails national news and destroys a candidate. A product or a celebrity zooms from total obscurity to viral sensation. But someone is responsible for all this. I’m a media manipulator. In a world where blogs control and distort..
How should the cities of the future be? How has planning evolved throughout history? How does the urban environment in which we live affect our lives? What urban values should be strengthened? Rethinking the city is the ultimate goal of this book.
Cómo deberían ser las ciudades del futuro? ¿Cómo ha ..
A pithy work of philosophical anthropology that explores why humans find moral orders in natural orders.In this short work of philosophical anthropology, Lorraine Daston asks why we continually seek moral orders in natural orders, despite so much good counsel to the contrary. She outlines three spec..
In the august of 1963, Oé headed to Hiroshima to cover the ninth world conference against nuclear arms. He was immediately drawn to the testimonies of those forgotten souls of August 6th 1945. The very old condemned to loneliness, disfigured women, and doctors that fought against the toxic effects o..
In this book you will find the masterliness of quartz crystals according to their qualities and applications. The mastery of quartz crystals has always accompanied the human being in all countries and cultures. In this fully illustrated book you will learn everything about these marvelous crystals...
The author of the widely praised Wordslut analyzes the social science of cult influence: how cultish groups from Jonestown and Scientology to SoulCycle and social media gurus use language as the ultimate form of power. What makes “cults” so intriguing and frightening? What makes them powerful? The r..
Despite the years that have passed since the author presented these reflections as part of the «Man and Nature» series, her ideas remain fresh and affect us more than ever. From her long and mature experience as an anthropologist, Margaret Mead questions in this work the essence of history as a proc..
Martin Gardner will introduce you to the possibilities of "clock arithmetic" or modular algebra, developed by the genius Karl Friedrich Gauss. Curiously, the first interested in these calculations were some Popes, concerned about the ever-sliding dates of Easter. Did these Church dignitaries already..
This book is Strawbridge Howard’s charming and eloquent account of a return to noticing, to rediscovering a perspective on the world that had somehow been lost to her for decades, and to reconnecting with the natural world...
This is the story of Monique Briones, one of the most recognized landscape painters in Spain, a creator of gardens with a soul, exuberant landscapes of beauty and passion. A surprising field notebook inspired by the magic of nature and accompanied by quotes and irresistible watercolors of flowers an..