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Architecture theory : a reader in philosophy and culture

Author: Andrew Ballantyne
Publisher: London ; New York : Continuum, ©2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"A groundbreaking overview of, and introduction to, contemporary critical discourse in architecture. In bringing critical theory and Continental philosophy to bear upon the built environment, it provides a solid framework for a fully up-to-date theory of architecture - one which reflects the latest developments and concerns."--BOOK JACKET.
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Andrew Ballantyne
ISBN: 0826464092 9780826464095 0826464084 9780826464088
OCLC Number: 55846026
Description: x, 310 pages ; 25 cm
Contents: Section 1. Powers of ten --
Georges Bataille --
Percy Bysshe Shelley --
Ralph Waldo Emerson --
Section 2. Groundwork --
Gaston Bachelard and Michel Tournier --
William James --
John Dewey --
Charles Sanders Peirce --
Gregory Bateson --
Walter Benjamin, Louis Aragon and Karl Marx --
Diane Favro --
Section 3. Individual --
Sigmund Freud, Julia Kristeva and Slavoj Žižek --
Samuel Butler --
Donna Haraway --
Henry David Thoreau --
Section 4. Pluralities --
Paul Ricoeur and Nelson Goodman --
Michel Serres --
Edgar Allen Poe --
Mabel O. Wilson and Le Corbusier --
Section 5. Relations --
Gilles Deleuze --
Brian Massumi --
Patsy Healey --
Ian Buchanan and Fredric Jameson --
Heinrich von Kleist.
Responsibility: Andrew Ballantyne.

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Divided into five sections, each covering a core theme in contemporary architecture theory: Powers of Ten, Groundwork, Individual, Pluralities, Instrumentatlity.  Read more...

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