Philosophy and the City Classic to Contemporary Writings

ISBN-10: 0791473082
ISBN-13: 9780791473085
Edition: 2008
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List price: $31.95
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 1/10/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 329
Size: 5.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.232
Language: English

Using philosophical works from ancient Greece to contemporary times, Philosophy and the City demonstrates both why philosophy matters to the city and how cities matter to philosophy. The collection addresses questions that remain central to urban planning and everyday urban life, such as, What is a city? What does it mean to be a good citizen? By bringing various perspectives together, Sharon M. Meagher provides readers the opportunity to better understand key philosophical debates concerning not only social and political philosophy but also place and identity formation, aesthetics, philosophy of race and diversity, and environmental philosophy. Book jacket.

Preface
Acknowledgments
Introduction
Readings from Philosophy: Classic to Contemporary
Classic and Medieval Readings (500 BCE-AD 1499)
Thucydides, Pericles' funeral oration
Crito and The Republic
Politics
City of God
Modern Readings (1500-1899)
The Prince and Discourses
Utopia
De Cive
Letter to M. D'Alembert on the Theater
"Manufactures"
"The Subjective Necessity for Social Settlements"
Late Modern Readings (1900-1969)
"The Metropolis and Mental Life"
"Concepts and Categories of the City"
"Philosophy and Civilization"
The Arcades Project
"Building Dwelling Thinking"
"Retrospect and Prospect"
Contemporary Readings (1970-present)
"Philosophy of the City and Planning Ideology"
"The Urban and the Aesthetic"
"The Public Sphere"
"Panopticism"
"The Loss and Recovery of Place"
"City Life as a Normative Ideal"
"Homeplace: A Site of Resistance"
"Body Politic and Political Bodies"
"Race Matters"
"The Philosopher as Master of Heartfelt Contrast"
"Cities and the Place of Philosophy"
"Constructing Inequality: City Spaces and the Architecture of Citizenship"
"A Phenomenology of the Global City"
"Urban Flesh: The Fragility of Dwelling"
Philosophy Matters, City Matters: Cases for Discussion
What Is a City?
Philosophy Matters: Friedrich Engels, "The Failure of the City for 19th Century British Working Class"
City Matters: Robert Ginsberg, "Aesthetics in Hiroshima: The Architecture of Remembrance"
Citizenship
Philosophy Matters: Robert Gooding-Williams, "Citizenship and Racial Ideology"
City Matters: Daniel Kemmis, "Taxpayers vs. Citizens"
Urban Identity and Diversity
Philosophy Matters: Lee Francis, "We, the People: Young American Indians Reclaiming Their Identity"
City Matters: Geraldine Pratt, "Domestic Workers, Gentrification and Diversity in Vancouver"
The Built Environment (Planning and Architecture)
Philosophy Matters: Robert Mugerauer, "Design on Behalf of Place"
City Matters: HRH The Prince of Wales, "Tall Buildings"
Social Justice and the Ethics of the City
Philosophy Matters: Andrew Light, "Elegy for a Garden"
City Matters: Friedrich Hayek, "Housing and Town Planning"
Index
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