Author:Crawford, Matthew B

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THE WORLD BEYOND YOUR HEAD: ON BECOMING AN INDIVIDUAL IN AN AGE OF DISTRACT ION

By: Crawford, Matthew B.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Farrar, Straus and Giroux: 2016

Seller ID: RWARE0000047059

ISBN: 0374535914

Condition: Good


A groundbreaking new book from the bestselling author of Shop Class as Soul craft In his bestselling book Shop Class as Soulcraft, Matthew B. Crawford explor ed the ethical and practical importance of manual competence, as expressed through mastery of our physical environment. In his brilliant follow-up, Th e World Beyond Your Head, Crawford investigates the challenge of mastering one's own mind. We often complain about our fractured mental lives and feel beset by outsid e forces that destroy our focus and disrupt our peace of mind. Any defense against this, Crawford argues, requires that we... View more info

SHOP CLASS AS SOULCRAFT: AN INQUIRY INTO THE VALUE OF WORK

By: Crawford, Matthew B.

Price: ¥550.00

Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group: 2012

Seller ID: RWARE0000047124

ISBN: 0143117467

Condition: Very Good


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" by The Boston Globe, Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracting readers with i ts radical (and timely) reappraisal of the merits of skilled manual labor. On both economic and psychological grounds, author Matthew B. Crawford ques tions the educational imperative of turning everyone into a "knowledge work er," based on a misguided separation of thinking from doing. Using his own experience as... View more info