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Shop class as soulcraft : an inquiry into the value of work

Author: Matthew B Crawford
Publisher: New York : Penguin Books, 2014.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
A philosopher/mechanic's wise (and sometimes funny) look at the challenges and pleasures of working with one's hands Called "the sleeper hit of the publishing season" (The Boston Globe), Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracting readers with its radical (and timely) reappraisal of the merits of skilled manual labor. On both economic and psychological grounds, author Matthew B. Crawford  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Electronic books
Additional Physical Format: (OCoLC)826515459
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Matthew B Crawford
ISBN: 9781101057292 1101057297
OCLC Number: 883312301
Notes: Title from resource description page (Recorded Books, viewed June 19, 2014).
Description: 1 online resource
Responsibility: Matthew B. Crawford.


For too long we have convinced ourselves that the only jobs worth doing involve sitting at a desk. Drawing on the work of our greatest thinkers, from Aristotle to Heidegger, from Karl Marx to Iris  Read more...


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One of the most influential thinkers of our time * Sunday Times * Masterly * Economist * The best book I have read for ages ... a profound exploration of modern education, work and capitalism ... I Read more...

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