Archive for: 2014

"Grida di piazza e ‘silenzi’ in cerca di ascolto"

Abstract: Certain words stand the test of time and their novelty never wears off. Such is the word “pact”, which when used in Pope Francis’s Evangelii Gaudium, means “a social and cultural pact”, an accord about life in society. It concerns the progress of peoples and their cultures. This essay deals with the contemporary search for new insights, on the part […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Beni relazionali e sviluppo. Un contributo per l’analisi degli effetti relazionali degli aiuti allo sviluppo nel fenomeno dell’Economia di Comunione"

Abstract: The article presents a research project, related to the scientific and interdisciplinary debate on the issue of development and its “complication”, focusing especially on the importance of the relational dimension. The research was aimed at building a methodology for assessing the ability of development aid to generate “relational goods”. It has resulted in the definition of an analysis tool – […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Franco Chiereghin: una vita per lo studio"

Abstract: An interview with prof. Franco Chierenghin, born in 1937 in Chioggia (Veneto, Italy), who spent his whole career at the faculty of Literature and Philosophy of the University of Padua. His accurate and scientifically rigorous studies on Hegel, one of his many research interests, are a reference point for the academic world; his care towards students is an admirable example […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Migrazione e cooperazione internazionale: la dinamica fraterna del co-sviluppo. Un’esperienza in Friuli Venezia Giulia"

Abstract: The article proposes analyzing the transnational dynamic of co-development in the light of the principle of fraternity. Co-development is described as a strategy of cooperation involving migrants as protagonist agents in international cooperative projects which produce positive effects on them, on their country of origin, and on the country destined for their action. This last aspect is brought into particular […]
Lingua: Italiano

"La Pira sindaco e le amministrazioni fiorentine: sviluppo del Mediterraneo e progetti di pace planetaria"

Abstract: Nearly 40 years after his death, Giorgio La Pira continues to be one of the most important political figures both for Italian Catholics but also generally for whoever commits themselves to the common good as a genuine civil vocation. This paper presents the research project that the author is currently conducting at the Sophia University Institute on the theme of […]
Lingua: Italiano

"Crisi della democrazia e strategie della fraternità"

Abstract: The crisis in democracy in both developing and long established nations has two sides. The negative side can be seen in the limited participation in politics, increased control of the individual through economic strategies and methods of persuasion, and new forms of internal and external poverty. On the positive side, we see the reawakening of consciences leading to life choices […]
Lingua: Italiano

"O amor dos amores: a política na visão carismática de Chiara Lubich, in Fraternidade e Humanismo. Uma leitura interdisciplinar do pensamento de Chiara Lubich"

Abstract: Chiara Lubich deu uma contribuição fundamental à redescoberta da fraternidade, seja como um modo de vida, seja um princípio político, especialmente durante os últimos anos de sua vida pública. O artigo procura compreender o significado original que Lubich deu à fraternidade. Sua interpretação está enraizada na Realidade da Trindade de Deus e, em particular, em Jesus abandonado; sua visão da […]
Lingua: Português

"L’amore degli amori. La politica nella visione carismatica di Chiara Lubich"

Abstract: Chiara Lubich ha dato un contributo fondamentale alla riscoperta della fraternità, sia come pratica di vita sia come principio politico, particolarmente durante gli ultimi anni del suo impegno pubblico. L’articolo cerca di comprendere il significato originale che Lubich ha dato alla fraternità. La sua interpretazione affonda le radici all’interno della Realtà trinitaria di Dio e, in particolare, in Gesù Abbandonato; […]
Lingua: Italiano

"La doppia idea di fraternità e la fondazione dei diritti umani nel contesto coloniale"

Abstract: When comparing the French Revolution of 1789 and the Revolution of the black slaves in the French colony of Saint-Domingue (Haiti) between 1791 and 1804, many commentators emphasise the European origin of revolutionary ideas. They do so in order to imply that the slaves, rather than “thinking out” their revolution, simply “carried it out”: the theory is that ideas travelled […]
Lingua: Italiano