[[ ePUB ]] Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work Author Matthew B Crawford – Intimatenights.co.uk

Shop Class as Soulcraft: An Inquiry into the Value of Work 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 The Boston Globe , Shop Class as Soulcraft became an instant bestseller, attracting readers with its radical and timely reappraisal of the merits of skilled manual labor On both economic and psychological grounds, author Matthew B Crawford questions the educational imperative of turning everyone into a knowledge worker, based on a misguided separation of thinking from doing Using his own experience as an electrician and mechanic, Crawford presents a wonderfully articulated call for self reliance and a moving reflection on how we can live concretely in an everabstract world

About the Author: Matthew B Crawford

Matthew B Crawford is a philosopher and mechanic Currently a fellow at the Institute for Advanced Studies in Culture at the University of Virginia, he owns and operates Shockoe Moto, an independent motorcycle repair shop in Richmond, Virginia.

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