By Henri Lefebvre
Henri Lefebvre has significant claims to be the best residing thinker. His paintings spans a few sixty years and contains unique paintings on a various diversity of topics, from dialectical materialism to structure, urbanism and the event of daily life. The creation of house is his significant philosophical paintings and its translation has been lengthy awaited by way of students in lots of various fields.
The booklet is a look for a reconciliation among psychological area (the area of the philosophers) and genuine area (the actual and social spheres during which all of us live). during his exploration, Henri Lefebvre strikes from metaphysical and ideological issues of the which means of area to its adventure within the lifestyle of domestic and town. He seeks, in different phrases, to bridge the distance among the nation-states of conception and perform, among the psychological and the social, and among philosophy and truth. In doing so, he levels via paintings, literature, structure and economics, and extra offers a robust antidote to the sterile and obfuscatory tools and theories attribute of a lot contemporary continental philosophy.
it is a paintings of serious imaginative and prescient and incisiveness. it's also characterised by way of its author's wit and by way of anecdote, in addition to through a deftness of favor which Donald Nicholson-Smith's delicate translation accurately captures.
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