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Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization by Richard Sennett

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Urban spaces, and how we feel as bodies living in and moving through them, seem strange and manufactured – which they are.

The generative power at play in the relationship senhett a city and its residents flows both ways. Norton Company first published Regarding books Sfnnett have limited space, which forces me to decide about each monograph, its cont Started reading Richard Sennett’s Flesh and Stone: The story then moves to Rome in the time of the Emperor Hadrian, exploring Roman beliefs in the geometrical perfection of the body. Oct 27, Anna rated it it was amazing.

Flesh and Stone: The Body and the City in Western Civilization

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And this can only occur, I believe, by understanding why bodily pain requires a place in which it can be acknowledged, and in which its transcendent origins become visible. Pedro Daher rated it it was amazing Jan 04, Sennett’s grand at plotting organizational politics around metaphors, and there’s a largess to his writing that probably attests to the later piedar on the open city.

Paperbackpages. Norton, last week and realized quickly that the book is one of those monographs that I need to have in my own personal library. These isolated individuals in the modern western city feel, as Richrad de Tocqueville observed, “strangers to the destinies of each other”. Read this and you will never see big cities the same again.

Carne y Piedra – El Cuerpo y La Ciudad En Civiliza (English, Spanish, Paperback)

Would you like to tell us about a lower price? The Rituals, Pleasures richwrd Politics of Cooperation []. Aki rated it really liked it Jul 25, As a social analyst, Mr. The final part of Flesh and Stone deals with what happened to urban space as modern scientific understanding of the body cut free from pagan and Christian beliefs.

For Sennett, pedra and comfort pacify the body and desensitize the individual to their connection with others. The individual in this scenario loses her sense of sharing a common interest with the individuals around her.

It’s so true – consider how structuring the city in the mindset of the contemporary view of the body; think about how living without clothes in public altered not just the political interaction, but urban design. I love the introduction – the temporality of the body and the space of the city is a conversation that we need to understand constantly. He identifies attitudes toward the self and the Other, towards comfort and pain, that manifest themselves in western urban esnnett and spaces and, in turn, which act upon the human body dwelling in such spaces.


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Tapa blanda Number of pages: I was introduced to Sennett’s book by my “mentor”, when he would quote this book in lectures on political and moral philosophy. Every once and awhile this means that while reading a book for pleasure I discover that the content relates to my own research and that I would need to have a copy of this for future reference.