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These isolated individuals in the modern western city feel, as Alexis de Tocqueville observed, “strangers to the destinies of each other”. Although not every section is convincingly tied to the thesis, they are all well told and intriguing stories in their piefra right.

The Rituals, Pleasures and Politics of Cooperation []. Published March 17th by W. Sennett examines Athens of the Fifth Century B. Sennett sought to account the philosophic implications of this work in Authority []. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Jan 14, Rock rated it really liked it.

Sennett erases this naturalization and we see urban space not as an inert backdrop against which we move or as a mere product of human will or design, but as a dynamic organism that has the capability of acting on our bodies even as we act upon it, and of creating our understanding of ourselves in relation to it.

He identifies attitudes toward the self and the Other, towards comfort and pain, that manifest themselves in western urban culture and spaces and, in turn, which act upon the human body dwelling in such spaces. The generative power at play in the relationship between a city and its residents flows both ways. Es entretenido observar el avance del paisajismo y el nacimiento de las grandes ciudades.

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Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization by Richard Sennett

Want to Read saving…. I was introduced to Sennett’s book by my “mentor”, when he would quote this book in lectures on political and moral philosophy. Marcos Dornelles rated it it was amazing Feb 19, Essentially, difference and human social friction constitute, for Senntet, true freedom; the freedom to act, to work out differences, to really experience the Other. Read this and you will never see big cities the same again.

His first book, The Uses of Disorder, [] looked at how personal sennet takes form in the modern city. Piiedra Sennett, this impulse to free the human body relates directly to other modern conveniences, like television and automobiles, that end up instead imprisoning the body in a non-sensing bubble.

He focuses on how people can become competent interpreters of their own experience, despite the obstacles society may put in their way. His research entails ethnography, history, and social theory.

Carne y Piedra – El Cuerpo y La Ciudad En Civiliza (English, Spanish, Paperback)

No trivia or quizzes yet. Open Preview See a Problem? Adrian Cafne rated it it was amazing Aug 16, Sen 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. Aki rated it really liked it Jul 25, To get the free rrichard, enter your mobile phone number.


See our Returns Policy. It’s so true – consider how structuring the city in the mindset of the contemporary view of the body; think about how living without clothes in public altered not just the political interaction, but urban design.

If you are a seller for this product, would you like to suggest updates through seller support? Throughout his exploration, Sennett ties developments in western urban life to then contemporary understandings of the body and its processes.

Emelie rated it it was amazing Mar 14, The city makes and is made, just as we make and are made. Sennett continues the pragmatist tradition begun by William James and John Dewey. Jan 27, Rj rated it it was amazing. Richard Sennett is the best. Started reading Richard Sennett’s Flesh and Stone:

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