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Gadamer for Architects.

Author: Paul Kidder
Publisher: Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, 2013.
Series: Thinkers for architects.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Providing a concise and accessible introduction to the work of the twentieth century's celebrated German philosopher, Hans-Georg Gadamer, this book focuses on the aspects of Gadamer's philosophy that have been the most influential among architects, educators in architecture, and architectural theorists. Gadamer's thinking opens a world of possibilities for understanding how building today can be rich with human  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: Print version:
Kidder, Paul.
Gadamer for Architects.
Hoboken : Taylor and Francis, ©2013
Named Person: Hans-Georg Gadamer; Hans-Georg Gadamer
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Paul Kidder
ISBN: 9781135102579 1135102570
OCLC Number: 880902579
Description: 1 online resource (161 pages).
Contents: Front Cover; Gadamer forArchitects; Copyright Page; Contents; Series Editor's Preface; Acknowledgements; Illustration Credits; 1 Introduction; "Hermeneutics" and "hermeneutic"; Philosophical hermeneutics and the aims of architecture; Gadamer in the context of European thought; Plan of the book; 2 The Play of Art and the Art of Architecture; The problem of the subjectivization of art; Art and "serious play"; The speechless image and the embodied word; The "decorative" nature of architecture; Questions of balance; Play as clue and instance; 3 Historical Understanding and Architecture's Past. The idea of horizonThe interpretation of texts; Horizon and history; Hermeneutics and history in architectural theory; The hermeneutics of sacred architecture; Architecture's past in present design; 4 Humanism in the Age of Science; Humanity in the emergence of the natural-scientific ideal; Modernity and the ethical function of architecture; Hermeneutics and the rationalization of society; Social engineering and the city as work of art; 5 Practical Wisdom in Creative Collaboration; The practical wisdom tradition; Hermeneutics in practical deliberation; Collaboration in architectural creation. Design as horizonThe example of the rural studio; Finding measure; 6 Architecture as a Way of Being; Some puzzles about being; Heideggerian thinking of being; Hermeneutics and Heideggerian ontology; The ontology of building and place; The ontology of language; The ontology of time; The hermeneutics of suspicion; Transcendence and mystery; Conclusion: The Hermeneutically Minded Architect; For Further Reading; Bibliography; Index.
Series Title: Thinkers for architects.

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Providing a concise and accessible introduction to the work of the twentieth century's celebrated German philosopher, Hans-Georg Gadamer, this book focuses on the aspects of Gadamer's philosophy that have been the most influential among architects, educators in architecture, and architectural theorists. Gadamer's thinking opens a world of possibilities for understanding how building today can be rich with human meaning, relating to architecture's history in an insightful manner. While Gadamer's sensitivity to the importance of practice - to the way that theory arises out of practice and must m.

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