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Making: Anthropology, Archaeology, Art and Architecture

Tim Ingold - 2013 - Social Science - Limited preview
Making creates knowledge, builds environments and transforms lives. Anthropology, archaeology, art and architecture are all ways of making, and all are dedicated to exploring the conditions and potentials of human life. In this exciting book, Tim ...
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Being Alive: Essays on Movement, Knowledge and Description

Tim Ingold - 2011 - Social Science - Limited preview
Tim Ingold sets out to restore life to where it should belong, at the heart of anthropological concern.
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The Eyes of the Skin: Architecture and the Senses

Juhani Pallasmaa - 2005 - Architecture - No preview available
Since the book's first publication, interest in the role of the body and the senses has been emerging in both architectural philosophy and teaching. This new, revised and extended edition of this seminal work will not only inspire architects and ...
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Phenomenology of Perception

Maurice Merleau-Ponty - 1962 - Perception - No preview available
Challenging and rewarding in equal measure, Phenomenology of Perception is Merleau-Ponty's most famous work. Impressive in both scope and imagination, it uses the example of perception to return the body to the forefront of philosophy for the ...
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Routledge Philosophy Guidebook to Merleau-Ponty and Phenomenology of Perception

Komarine Romdenh-Romluc - 2010 - Philosophy - No preview available
Maurice Merleau-Ponty is increasingly hailed as one of the key philosophers of the 20th century. 'Phenomenology of Perception' is his most famous & influential work & an essential text for anyone seeking to understand phenomenology.
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Starting with Merleau-Ponty

Katherine J. Morris - 2012 - Philosophy - Limited preview
Merleau-Ponty was one of the most important European philosophers of the 20th century, whose work made enormous contributions to the development of phenomenology and the concept of the lived-body. Clearly and thematically structured, covering all ...
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The Philosophy of Merleau-Ponty

Eric Matthews - 2002 - Philosophy - Limited preview
An introduction to the life and thought of one of the most important French thinkers of the twentieth-century.
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The Poetics of Space

Gaston Bachelard - 1994 - Philosophy - Snippet view
Shows how our perceptions of home shape our thoughts, memories, and dreams, and discusses each space from cellar to attic
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In Praise of Shadows

Junʼichirō Tanizaki - 2001 - Aesthetics - Snippet view
This is an enchanting essay on aesthetics by one of the greatest Japanese novelists. Tanizaki's eye ranges over architecture, jade, food, toilets, and combines an acute sense of the use of space in buildings, as well as perfect descriptions of ...
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Architecture in the Age of Divided Representation: The Question of ...

Dalibor Vesely - 2004 - Architecture - Limited preview
Reclaiming the humanistic role of architecture in the age of technology: an examination of architecture's indispensable role as a cultural force throughout history.