The philosophy behind a ‘thank you’

December 30, 2014 in Philosophy

A simple gesture can have a huge impact on our lives.


October 9, 2014 in Economy, Philosophy

Stories of hope born in the midst of despair. Because looking after a garden is much more than watering a couple of plants: it's taking care of people too.

Being philosophers nowadays

July 29, 2014 in Philosophy

What’s the use of studying philosophy? To find a job: discover the surprising careers of young US philosophers.

How do today’s teenagers change

July 10, 2014 in Philosophy

A research has brought US teenagers into focus. Here’s what has emerged.

Every road leads to us: Andrea De Spirt’s journey

July 3, 2014 in Philosophy

An entrepreneur’s office can turn into a cage, most times a psychological one: it’s better to hit the road. Destination via Francigena, perhaps.

Millennials Don't Stand A Chance

Can the Millennials make it?

June 17, 2014 in Philosophy

Can the Millennials – those born between the beginning of the eighties and the year two thousand – make it in life? A good question and one that lay behind the provocative title of the Intelligence Squared debate: "Millennials Don't Stand A Chance".

Và Pensiero - Dagmawi Yimer

Dagmawi Yimer, the world speaking to Italy. From Italy.

May 9, 2014 in Philosophy

In the last decade, we have witnessed a media revolution: digital technologies have enabled anyone with an Internet connection to express himself freely.

King of the chefs, René Redzep: never stop playing! - Alessandro Benetton blog

King of the chefs, René Redzepi: never stop playing!

April 30, 2014 in Philosophy

Nowadays, chefs are big stars, whose opinions attract a following that goes far beyond the gourmet world. The proof?

Bicycles make us happy - Alessandro Benetton blog

Bicycles make us happy

December 5, 2013 in Philosophy

The bicycle is a style of life, a passion, a way of being, it is symbiosis with the natural or urban environment, it is ecological.

25 November 2013, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women - Alessandro Benetton blog

25 November 2013, International Day for the Elimination of Violence against Women

November 25, 2013 in Philosophy

Pietà (from the Latin pietas) is the feeling that leads man to love and respect others. A feeling that today is celebrated towards all women who are still victims, in the 21st century, of hate, violence and unacceptable harassment.