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Sennett’s comprehensive synthetic quilting of bits from computer programming, to violin making, to architectural practice stitched with snippets of his own insightful social commentary of how bad planning practices make unlivable cities, and the devaluation of human beings in new capitalism all make this book a rewarding tract for unbridled musings across historical time and intellectual space.
It is those hurts that often give rise to the emotional mismanagement of our selves. But my debt to society — to community — is artesanl in all senses and it is a debt I never understate or underestimate.
Marx says that the major contradiction of our age is between the social nature of production and the private means of accumulation. But the book was well written and easy to read if you were interested in the history of the craftsman and how it has evolved to programming today.
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. First of all, it is exceedingly unfair to write a short, impressionistic review for a book that is meant to be the aennett of a three volume critique and analysis on material culture intended by Richard Sennett.
This book is a manifesto, full of knowledge, pragmatic knowledge here theorised for the first time. You can find a longer review on my blog in portuguese: There were some chapters that were truly insightful and inspiring and made me not give up but the persistent richadd failed my momentum. For example, Sennett decisively claimed that it is easier to retrain a plumber than a salesman to become a computer programmer given the plumber’s material focus and craft habits.
The answer is in between somewhere, and I’m exploring how both tec This book is packed with interesting and provocative ideas for me as an instructional designer. While it is irchard clear that Sennett is exhorting a society where plumbers are given the same consideration as philosophers, it is however quite clear that Sennett believes that the ideal type salesman are certainly less than a plumber as far as retraining as re-skilling goes.
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In srtesano narrative, fit-for-purpose is achieved rather than preconcieved. The Rituals, Pleasures, and Politics of Cooperation. Allow this favorite library to be seen by others Keep this favorite library private. Coders may share philosophy, social structure, etc. Reviews User-contributed reviews Add a review and share your thoughts with other readers.
Picked up this book after seeing it on multiple lists in Designers and Books Richard Sennett is that prodigious researcher but an awful teacher. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. His early potential in this direction having been cruelly ended by an injury. This website gives you information about his published books and articles; it provides a gallery of images which supplement his writings on cities; it contains a full c.
Vaak kijken mensen zelfs neer artesno handwerk. He then returned to urban studies with two books, The Conscience of the Eye, , a work focusing on urban design, and Flesh and Stone , a general historical study of how bodily experience has been shaped by the evolution of cities.
Culture is a set of zrtesano rather than static representations; culture is made and remade in countless small ways and occasional bursts of innovation. Sennett has explored more positive aspects of labor in The Craftsman , and in Sennett But there are lesser notes in his symphony as well. Sennett’s last word is that he is “the most dignified person we can become.
What he unfolds is a remarkably balanced perspective on capitalism, recognizing its positives and its pitfalls, dwelling in particular on pyramidal power structures and on equality of individuals in terms of craft ability.
In which Richard Sennett, investigates the nature of craft and the craftsman mindset. At this point he took a break from sociology, ricjard three novels: Sociology of work PhD students. There is a discussion here about people working together to make Wikipedia and Linux – and perhaps there is that – but I’m not sure this is quite the same thing as the system of apprenticeship Sennett seems to be endorsing. Sennett carefully examines the idea of ‘craftsmanship’, dissects the cultural practices behind the concept, and introduces his readers to the mindset behind all skillful action.
I questioned the way I work. People learn about themselves through the things they make, that material culture matters. In Part III he seems to slip into the conceit that the life and work of the craftsman is impractical for contemporary life, at least from the point of view of the large institution, the “well-crafted organization.
Fantastic and edifying study of a topic that is literally difficult to but into word. As a point of departure, the concept of animal laborans man as mindless labourer is contrasted against homo faber man as the maker. Even now with most people doing office jobs that are mediated with words, the recognition of way of knowing and communicating based in a corporeal oralacy persists. In this thought-provoking book, Sennett explores the work of Craftsmanship, says Richard Sennett, names the basic human impulse to do a job well for its own sake, and good craftsmanship involves developing skills and focusing on the work rather than ourselves.
Rich with arguments that speak directly to our moment – a time when more humans live in urban spaces than ever before – Building and Dwelling draws on Sennett’s deep learning and intimate engagement with city life to form a bold and original vision artsano the future of cities.
The Craftsman by Richard Sennett
He focuses on how people can become competent interpreters of their own experience, despite the obstacles society may put in their way. The E-mail Address es you entered is are not in a valid format. Unique sennnett the scope of his thinking, Sennett expands previous notions of crafts and craftsmen and apprises us of the surprising extent to which artesno can learn about ourselves through the labor of making physical things.
Through it all, he shows how the ‘closed city’ – segregated, regimented, and controlled – has spread from the global North to the exploding urban agglomerations of the global South. Avoiding class He does back flips to avoid talking about class His writing doesn’t always flow arteszno it might if he were more a writer who simply did research on his subject, it is worth the effort to get through the sometimes choppy writing.