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La utilidad de lo inutil

Manifesto against the dictatorship of the market, which believes in economic benefits as the only useful value, forgetting humanistic studies, considered useless.

Nuccio Ordine

9788415689928

El Acantilado / 2013

Soft cover

Spanish

176 pages

12,5 x 18,9 cm

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 Why is philosophy, music, poetry or art worth? How many times do we hear that question? Those knowledge are not useful for making money, but they feed the spirit and are essential to develop ourselves as persons and to create committed, critical and less conformist citizens.

 Nuccio Ordine goes over the opinions of great philosophers and writers whom defend the importance of knowledge, forgetting about the economic objective. He remarks the degradation of an education based only in reliance on markets.

 This brief manifesto, invaluable at this crisis moment, is a warning, an attention shout, because if we kill the useless skills, we´ll also kill the possibility of a more human society.

            ISBN: 9788415689928