Henri Lefebvre: A Critical Introduction

Henri Lefebvre: A Critical Introduction

by Andrew Merrifield, Herbert Muschamp, Merrifield Merrifield
     
 

ISBN-10: 0415952085

ISBN-13: 9780415952088

Pub. Date: 11/01/2005

Publisher: Taylor & Francis

Philosopher, sociologist and urban theorist, Henri Lefebvre is one of the great social theorists of the twentieth century. This accessible and innovative introduction to the work of Lefebvre combines biography and theory in a critical assessment of the dynamics of Lefebvre's character, thought, and times. Exploring key Lefebvrian concepts, Andy Merrifield demonstrates…  See more details below

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Philosopher, sociologist and urban theorist, Henri Lefebvre is one of the great social theorists of the twentieth century. This accessible and innovative introduction to the work of Lefebvre combines biography and theory in a critical assessment of the dynamics of Lefebvre's character, thought, and times. Exploring key Lefebvrian concepts, Andy Merrifield demonstrates the evolution of Lefebvre's philosophy, while stressing the way his long and adventurous life of ideas and political engagement live on as an enduring and inspiring interrelated whole.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780415952088
Publisher:
Taylor & Francis
Publication date:
11/01/2005
Edition description:
New Edition
Pages:
240
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.20(h) x 0.60(d)

Table of Contents

1. The Crucified Sun 2. Surrealism, Hegel, and the Human Adventure 3. Young Marx in Everyday Life 4. 'Preludes' on the Modern World 5. The Proclamation of the City 6. The Spaced-Out State and the End of History 7. Afterword: Lefebvre as Altermodialist?

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