The Architecture of Humanism: A Study in the History of Taste

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W. W. Norton & Company, 1999 - 194 Seiten
When this work appeared in 1914 it evoked a heated discussion. Geoffrey Scott offers an analysis of the theories behind 19th- and 20th-century architecture. He discusses the classical tradition as reflected in the architecture of Renaissance and Baroque Italy and the role given the human body in that tradition.

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Foreword by Henry Hope Reed
11
ONE Renaissance Architecture
25
TWO The Romantic Fallacy
40
FOUR The Mechanical Fallacy
79
SEVEN The Academic Tradition
141
EIGHT Humanist Values
157
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Henry Hope Reed is founder and president of Classical America and is the author of numerous books, including The Golden City and The New York Public Library. He lives in New York City.

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