Themis e la sapienza dell'ordine cosmico (Themis and the wisdom of the cosmic order), published by Bibliopolis, Naples 1997 (357 pages)
I. Introduction. Themis between unity and polisemy;
II. Themis and themistes in Homer. The goddess of wise council;
III. Prophetic Themis. The knowledge of origins;
IV. The theological charter of Themis;
V. Themis, Dike and the political order;
VI. The sources of nomos. Nomos and physis;
VII. Themis, Nemesis, Ananke. The cosmic Themis of the Orphics;
VIII. A conclusion. The lesson of myth.
Appendix: The principle of the cosmic order in Greek philosophy from Anaximander to the Stoics.