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This book will take you on a journey through a plethora of historical and practical examples that guide you to a d This book is a prime example of what philosophical analysis of certain concepts can contribute to richagd everyday life.

I need to reread this book. No es casualidad que el taylorismo ni siquiera sea mencionado. However it is often the “craftsman” striving for practical excellence a. Modern society tends to emphasize differences in ability; the ‘skills economy’ constantly seeks to separate smart from stupid people. While I enjoyed it, by the end I felt there was not much left to say or much of a thesis – other than the idea that we humans make stuff and that process of making can be full of thought and meaning.

The better you are at something, the fewer of you there are. Back to home page. Capitalism, by its very nature, homogenises humanity while at the same time stressing the individual as the only reality remember Thatcher saying there is no such thing as society?

Write a review Rate this item: Thus if this was a piece of political philosophy masquerading as an epistemological account of craftsmanship in practice–which I read as it is–then it is also an unwilling one.

Any engineer will be exasperated with his conflicting positions between the craft of creating and perfecting machinery, the design and use of tools as part of craft, and the romantic distaste for replacing handwork with a tool that produces more precise and regular results.


As an alternative, he argues for the ‘open city,’ where citizens actively hash out their differences and planners experiment with urban forms that make it easier for residents to cope.

I do not sense that Sennett really grasps the importance of this. Sociology of work PhD students. However, formatting rules can vary widely between applications and fields of interest or study.

Overall, this is an important book. This item will ship to United Statesbut the seller has not specified shipping options. Dec 12, Lars rated it it was amazing Shelves: No trivia or quizzes yet.

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sennstt Of course IQ was successful in becoming the dominant concept of what intelligence was. Richard Sennett has explored how individuals and groups make social and cultural sense of material facts — about the cities in which they live and about the labour they do.

Culture is a set of practices rather than static representations; culture is made and remade in countless small ways and occasional bursts of innovation. See other items More The Rituals, Pleasures, and Politics of Cooperation.

The Craftsman by Richard Sennett

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Learn more – opens in a new window or tab. Het voert te ver om alles uit dit boek te vermelden, maar ik vond het lezen ervan heel inspirerend. D Bij het lezen van veel boeken heb je het gevoel, dat je bepaalde zinnen moet opschrijven in een citatenboekje.


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Richard Sennett is one of those eminent intellectuals that is humane and intriguing. Vaak kijken mensen zelfs neer op handwerk. For readers who want to know more about the theme of craftsmanship–a certainly underappreciated theme neglected by those who think and ironically despised by those who arteswno this book is a real gem.

That is, humans like autonomy and developing mastery and yet most of modern work denies people access to exactly that. A strength of the book may be that his sense of craft encompases a wider sense of production than that of Morris. Sennett reckons the best critic richarx IQ is Howard Gardner, who added touch, movement, hearing and the ability to communicate with others, and to be self-reflective, to give an expanded concept of intelligence. The item you’ve selected was artessno added to your cart.

The Craftsman

Ethics for the City In this sweeping study, one of the world’s leading thinkers about the urban environment traces the often anguished relation between how cities are built and how people live in them, from ancient Athens to twenty-first-century Shanghai.

As expected, he covers the medieval guild system, the nature of qrtesano and practice, tools and tool-making, glass-blowing as well as the role of mechanisation or automation. Email to friends Share on Facebook – opens in a new window or tab Share on Twitter – opens in a new window or tab Share on Pinterest – opens in a new window or tab Add to watch list. Similar sponsored items Feedback on our suggestions – Similar sponsored items.