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Bioethics, Multiculturalism and olistic care

In the present article we outline the role played by cultural beliefs concerning healthcare in multicultural settings: in doing this, we stress the need of an "olistic care", namely the doctor has the duty to establish a dialogue with the patient, being able to understand his specific culturally…


The metaphor of mental illness

In the present article we consider illness as a metaphor: mental disorders, in particular are always polifaceted, when it comes to their origin. We need to understand all the key factors that are involved in the outcome of mental disorders. Each mental disorder is indeea a "simbol" of something, not…


Philosophical anthropology during the late-modernity

The initial definition of thruth (i.e.: the equivalence between being and soul, or thought) has been criticized during the philosophical late Modernity. Both “being” and “thought”, in fact, were considered inconsistent. The picture changed with the so called linguistic turn: in this…


Mobbing: psychological terrorism in the workplace

Mobbing concerns a work situation in which the worker is the victim of persecutory actions by one or more attackers who may find themselves in positions of superiority, inferiority or equality. The actions are very heterogeneous and range from simple marginalization to the assignment of…


Labour-Market, Jobless Growth and Lifelong Guidance

This article analyses the interactions between labour-market dynamics, education and lifelong-learning policies, by examining the principal changes in the economic system and in the strategic role of education in today’s knowledge society, in relation to critical global-scenario issues, like the…


For a pedagogy of culture

The contribute offer a reflection about education’s meaning and invite us to recover the value of instruction and formation for the purpose of human realization. Only through education the individual can to rehabilitate the thought’s liberty, idea’s strength, his creative capacity and express…


Praise of ambiguity

The relationship between the individual and the organization in the productive sphere express a very high level of complexity, in many respects superior to that relating to the multidimensional relationship between the individual and society. In fact, the impact that the work organization, with its…


Evaluation of learning

The problem of evaluation is an old problem, because every time we take initiatives to achieve a training objective, we also feel the need to check if the objectives are achievable. Evaluation processes today use new technologies that are able to meet this need, but it is also necessary to give the…


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