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BITS | NEW RELEASE

The new Italian essay Verità e post-verità. Dall’indagine alla post-indagine by Filippo Ferrari and Sebastiano Moruzzi has been released in the Bits series. Conspiracy theories, fake news and credulity in social media are responsible for the current tension in the social debate. An analysis of these phenomena, articulated in five possible reading paths, outlines the key concepts of truth, post-truth and investigation. Philosophy, with its tools, is proposed as an effective antidote against denialist tendencies.

The publication is available as a paperback for purchase online, in pdf format, which can be downloaded free of charge, and in the enhanced digital edition available in Italian and accessible from this homepage.

BYTES | IN THE SERIES

The new essay L’Uomo e il Cosmo (The Mankind and the Cosmos) by Paola Focardi has been released in the Bytes series. The author guides us on a short journey through that branch of science that has made us “infinitely small”, from the first mythical-religious representations of the universe to the birth of astronomy as a science and instrumental observations.

The publication is available only in Italian in many different formats: paperback, free pdf and free enhanced.

The new publication Adorare Aten. Testi dalla corte del faraone Akhenaten (title’s translation: Worship Aten. Texts from the court of the Pharaoh Akhenaten) by Marco Zecchi, has been released in the Bytes series. An overview on the religious policy of a unique ruler, with a rich Appendix of texts newly translated from the hieroglyphic originals.

The publication is available only in Italian in many different formats: paperback, ebook, free pdf and free enhanced.

The new publication Nicholas Brown and the Roman revolution of 1848 / e la rivoluzione romana del 1848, by David I. Kertzer, has been released in the Bytes series. The significant and proactive role of the only official representative of the U.S. government in Rome at the time of the Roman revolution of 1848. The essay is completed with a selection of letters from Brown’s correspondence.

The publication is available in bilingual edition English/Italian, in many different formats: paperback, ebook, free pdf and free enhanced.

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1088press enhanced editions are digital formats in open access, available for free online. Each enhanced edition has been designed to offer new digital additional contents in respect of the print and pdf editions, as well as a better browsing experience on the pages of each volume, with pop-ups and direct links to notes, glossary entries and new external documentation sources with text-related content.

Immaginate la realtà come costituita da un insieme di fatti: indagare sulla realtà consiste nel cercare di scoprire…

Filippo Ferrari

It is difficult to imagine any manifestation of our daily life in which chemistry is not involved in any way…

Vincenzo Balzani