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Prospects for an Ethics of Architecture free pdf This book describes and accounts for new opportunities for ethical reflection in architecture and adjacent design practices. Bringing together the reflections of an architectural theorist and a philosopher, it explores the possibilities for ethical speculation across their disciplines and respective concerns, aiming for a rapprochement, rather than merger between them.

About William M. Taylor

William M. Taylor is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Western Australia where he teaches architectural design and history and theory of the built environment. His recent work includes The Vital Landscape, Nature and the Built Environment in Nineteenth-Century Britain (Ashgate, 2004), the edited collection The Geography of Law, Landscape and Regulation (Hart, Oxford, 2006) and the co-edited book An Everyday Transience: The Urban Imaginary of Goldfields Photographer John Joseph Dwyer (UWA Press, 2010). He is currently researching the subject of architecture and transience and preparing a collection of essays on architecture, ships and the sea. Michael P. Levine is Professor of Philosophy at the University of Western Australia. He has taught at the University of Pennsylvania, Swarthmore College, Baruch College (City University of New York), the University of Virginia, and in Moscow as a Fulbright Fellow. Recent publications include Politics Most Unusual: Violence, Sovereignty and Democracy in the 'War on Terror' (co-authored)- Integrity and the Fragile Self (2003, co-authored)- Racism in Mind (2003, co-edited)- The Analytic Freud (ed.)- and articles on moral psychology, philosophy of religion, history of philosophy, metaphysics, and film. He is currently writing on philosophy and film.

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Author : William M. Taylor
Publisher : Routledge
Data Published : 04 February 2011
ISBN : 0415589711
EAN : 9780415589710
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 232 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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