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Recommended philosophical books (3)
Travel the world without leaving your chair. If you are into philosophical here are some philosophical books from Italy for the next part of the Read Around The World Challenge.


One, None and a Hundred Thousand by Luigi Pirandello EN

Rating: 3.7     3 Votes
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
2017 Reprint of 1933 Edition. Full facsimile of the original edition, not reproduced with Optical Recognition software. Pirandello began writing it in 1909. In an autobiographical letter, published in 1924, the author refers to this work as the ..".bitterest of all, profoundly humoristic, about the decomposition of life...." Vitangelo, the protagonist, discovers by way of a completely irrelevant question that his wife poses to him that everyone he knows, and everyone he has ever met, has constructed a Vitangelo persona in their own imagination and that none of these personas corresponds to the... continue
Recommended: 06 Mar 2022

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics

Seven Brief Lessons on Physics by Carlo Rovelli EN

Rating: 3.5     440 Votes
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
These seven 'short lessons' guide us, with admirable clarity, through the scientific revolution that shook physics in the twentieth century and still continues to shake us today. In this short, playful, entertaining and mind-bending introduction to modern physics, Rovelli explains Einstein's theory of general relativity, quantum mechanics, black holes, the complex architecture of the universe, elementary particles, gravity, and the nature of the mind. In under one hundred pages, readers will understand the most transformative scientific discoveries of the twentieth century. Not since Richard F... continue
Recommended: 26 May 2023


The Divine Comedy : The Inferno, the Purgatorio, and the Paradiso by Dante Alighieri EN

Rating: 4.7     3 Votes
Country: Europe / Italy flag Italy
Dante Alighieri's poetic masterpiece, The Divine Comedy, is a moving human drama, an unforgettable visionary journey through the infinite torment of Hell, up the arduous slopes of Purgatory, and on to the glorious realm of Paradise—the sphere of universal harmony and eternal salvation. 10 illustrations @HolyHaha I have to climb a mountain now? You got to be kidding me. Is this a joke? Who the hell came up with story? VIIIRRRGGGILLLLLLLLLLL! From Twitterature: The World's Greatest Books in Twenty Tweets or Less
Recommended: 22 Oct 2022

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