Shop Class as Soulcraft

An Inquiry into the Value of Work
eAudio - unabridged
Audio (6.63 hours)
Product Number: Z100140160
Released: Oct 16, 2018
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781984843623
Narrator/s: Max Bloomquist
Publisher: Books on Tape
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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 ever more abstract world.

Author(s): Matthew B. Crawford
Original Publish Date: Oct 16, 2018

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Author(s): Matthew B. Crawford
Narrator(s): Max Bloomquist
Product Number BN876
Released: Apr 19, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Brilliance Audio
ISBN: #9781455805716
Author(s): Matthew B. Crawford
Product Number EB00394164
Released: Jun 05, 2014
Business Term: 2 Year
Publisher: Penguin Books
ISBN: #9781101057292

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