In Concrete Reveries, acclaimed philosopher and cultural critic Mark Kingwell offers a thoughtful answer to Socrates’ injunction about the life worth living, using the urban experience to illustrate the dynamic between concreteness and abstraction that operates within us.Witty and authoritative, the book is an exhilarating journey through unexpected terrain.
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About Mark Kingwell
Philosopher and critic Mark Kingwell is the author of nine previous books, including the national bestsellers Better Living (1998) and The World We Want (2000). Currently a professor of philosophy at the University of Toronto, his scholarly work has appeared… More about Mark Kingwell
Published by Viking Aug 14, 2008| 256 Pages| ISBN 9781101097564