The Craftsman (Google eBook)

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Yale University Press, 2008 - Self-Help - 326 pages
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In his most ambitious book to date, Richard Sennett offers an original perspective on craftsmanship and its close connections to work and ethical values
  

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User Review  - Bob - Goodreads

A lot. This book is full of fascinating ideas, observations and connections. I would recommend it as must reading for just about anyone who cares about work, purpose and fulfillment if ... it was more ... Read full review

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User Review  - Mark - Goodreads

this is good heady stuff ! rather heavy though and ends up reading a bit like a well researched series of lectures turned into a book. most of the value of the book is in the intro/prologue and the ... Read full review

Contents

Man as His Own Maker
1
Craftsmen
17
The Troubled Craftsman
19
The Workshop U1
53
Machines
81
Material Consciousness
119
Craft
147
The Hand
149
Arousing Tools
194
Resistance and Ambiguity
214
QualityDriven Work
241
Ability
268
The Philosophical Workshop
286
Notes
297
Index
317
Copyright

Expressive Instructions
179

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About the author (2008)

Richard Sennett teaches sociology at the London School of Economics and New York University.

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