The Failed Cultures
Las culturas fracasadas
“A brilliant study of collective intelligence, which explores the social dimensions of our our cognitive functions” (Rafael Narbona, El Mundo).
José Antonio Marina was born in 1939 in Toledo and currently lives in Madrid where he is professor of Philosophy. In 1992 he was awarded the Anagrama Essay Prize and the National Essay Prize for his first book Elogio y refutación del ingenio. His definition of essay-writing involves this approach: "To think like a scientist and write like a poet who is also a crime-writer.