On the Ruins of Babel

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Cornell University Press, Feb 23, 2011 - 316 pages
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Contents

Introduction
1
1 The Decline of the Classical Orders
14
2 Science or Art? Architectures Place within the Disciplines
29
3 Architecture in Kants Thought The Metaphors Genealogy
53
4 How Much Architecture Is in Kants Architectonic of Pure Reason?
107
5 The House of Memory Architectural Technologies of the Self
146
6 Goethes Architectural Epiphanies
162
7 The Building in Bildung Goethe Palladio and the Architectural Media
193
8 Goethe and the Disappointing Site Buildings That Do Not Live Up to Their Images
212
9 Gothic Deconstruction Hegel Libeskind and the AvantGarde
232
10 Benjamins Mythic Architecture
261
Bibliography
295
Index
311
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