If the usefulness of the useless, the uselessness of the useful, is not understood, art is not understood. [Eugène Ionesco]
The professor of Italian Literature Nuccio Ordine collects, orders and comments on his interesting book "The usefulness of the useless. Manifesto "a set of texts by various thinkers about the usefulness of all those knowledge whose essential value is, precisely, to be unconnected to any utilitarian purpose. A very interesting book.