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Shop Class As Soulcraft An Inquiry into the Value of Work

ISBN-10: 0143117467

ISBN-13: 9780143117469

Edition: 2010

Authors: Matthew B. Crawford

List price: $17.00
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Description:

In this wise and often funny book, a philosopher/mechanic systematically destroys the pretensions of the high-prestige workplace and makes an irresistible case for working with one's hands.
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Book details

List price: $17.00
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date: 4/27/2010
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 256
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.638
Language: English

Introduction
A Brief Case for the Useful Arts
The Separation of Thinking from Doing
To Be Master of One's Own Stuff
The Education of a Gearhead
The Further Education of a Gearhead: From Amateur to Professional
The Contradictions of the Cubicle
Thinking as Doing
Work, Leisure, and Full Engagement
Concluding Remarks on Solidarity and Self-Reliance
Acknowledgments
Notes
Index