Shop Class as Soulcraft

A philosopher and mechanic extolls the virtues of manual labor, describing how the satisfactions and challenges of creating with one's own hands promotes a sense of connection to life that office work suppresses.

Shop Class as Soulcraft

Author: Matthew B. Crawford

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 9780143117469

Page: 246

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A philosopher and mechanic extolls the virtues of manual labor, describing how the satisfactions and challenges of creating with one's own hands promotes a sense of connection to life that office work suppresses.

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