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Geometry of the Passions: Fear, Hope, Happiness: Philosophy and Political Use

Remo Bodei

Translated by Gianpiero W. Doebler

The passions have long been condemned as a creator of disturbance and purveyor of the temporary loss of reason, but, as Remo Bodei argues in Geometry of the Passions, we must abandon the perception that…

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Scipio Sighele. Crowds and Mass Society

Scipio Sighele

Edited, with Introduction and Notes, by Nicoletta Pireddu
Translated by Nicoletta Pireddu and Andrew Robbins
Foreword by Tom Huhn

The so-called “age of crowds” still evokes primarily the late nineteenth-century French context, with the frightening popular uprising leading to the…

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General Editors

Luigi Ballerini
Massimo Ciavolella

Honorary Chairs

Ambassador Gianfraco
Facco Bonetti

Honorable Anthony J. Scirica

Dott. Ing. Berardo Paradiso

Advisory Board

Remo Bodei
Università di Pisa

Lina Bolzoni
Scuola Normale Superiore di Pisa

Francesco Bruni
Universit` Ca' Foscari di Venezia

Cesare De Michelis
Università di Padova

Giorgio Ficara
Università di Torino

Giuseppe Mazzotta
Yale University

Gilberto Pizzamiglio
Università di Venezia

Margaret Rosenthanl
University of Southern California

John Scott
University of Western Austrlia

Elissa Weaver
University of Chicago

Associate Editor

Gianluca Rizzo

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