News

'Why Marx in scarce times?' Feuilleton

'Why Marx in scarce times?' Feuilleton

Nacional published a fragment of the book Why Marx in scarce times? which Goran Gretić and Hašim Bahtijari have edited o...

Read More
Report from this year`s Sa(n)jam knjige - Lars Svendsen in the highbrow company

Report from this year`s Sa(n)jam knjige - Lars Svendsen in the highbrow company

Vlaho Bogišić prepared a lexicon report for Jutarnji List of the 24th Sa(n)jam knjige bookfair, held from November 29th ...

Read More
Promotion of the selection of texts „Why Marx in scarce times?“

Promotion of the selection of texts „Why Marx in scarce times?“

On Tuesday, December 11, 2018, in the Library Bogdan Ogrizović in Zagreb we promoted the book Why Marx in scarce times? ...

Read More

Book of the month
On Aesthetics

On the occasion of publishing a new book by French philosopher and sociologist Edgar Morina, the book of the month is his title from 2017 On Aesthetics.
From Lascaux to Beethoven, from Dostoevsky to Orson Welles, Edgar Morin summons the works and artists who marked ou history to demonstrate the depth of the aesthetic experience. Great works are not just "entertainment": they give us an understanding of the human condition, of its comedies and tragedies. This month you can purchase On Aesthetics on our web-shop at a promotional price!

Open

Available soon
The First Scientist

Carlo Rovelli, a leading theoretical physicist, uses the figure of Anaximander as the starting point for an examination of scientific thinking itself: its limits, its strengths, its benefits to humankind, and its controversial relationship with religion. Anaximander, the sixth-century BC Greek philosopher, is often called the first scientist because he was the first to suggest that order in the world was due to natural forces, not supernatural ones. He is the first person known to understand that the Earth floats in space; to believe that the sun, the moon, and the stars rotate around it – seven centuries before Ptolemy; to argue that all animals came from the sea and evolved; and to posit that universal laws control all change in the world. Anaximander taught Pythagoras, who would build o...

Open