Ethics and the Practice of Architecture

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CONTENTS
PREFACEix
INTRODUCTION1
PART I: AWARENESS10
INTRODUCTION TO AWARENESS11
ENGAGING ETHICS AND ARCHITECTURE11
THE EVENT THAT IS ARCHITECTURE15
Relationships15
Special Knowledge15
Architectural Processes16
ETHICAL ISSUES EMBEDDED IN TYPICAL ARCHITECTURAL PRACTICES16
ARRIVING AT ETHICS20
THE ORGANIZATION AND FOCUS OF PART I: AWARENESS21
SOME BASICS ABOUT ETHICS22
INITIAL COMMENTS ON THE NATURE OF ETHICS22
DEFINITIONS24
Primary Questions26
Philosophical Context26
Ethical Reasoning26
Texts and Discourse of Ethics26
ROOTS OF ETHICS27
THE SPECTRUM OF ETHICS29
Meta-ethics29
Applied Ethics and Architecture30
THE ETHICAL NATURE OF ARCHITECTURE31
ARCHITECTURE'S INHERENTLY ETHICAL NATURE31
ETHICS AND ARCHITECTURE32
DEFINITIONS OF ARCHITECTURE35
ASSERTIONS OF ARCHITECTURE'S ETHICAL NATURE38

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Table of contents

  • Title Page iii
  • Contents v
  • Preface ix
  • Introduction 1
  • Part I - Awareness 10
  • Part II - Understanding 104
  • Part III - Choices 178
  • Epilogue 258
  • Appendix I 259
  • Appendix II 269
  • Appendix III 275
  • Appendix IV 285
  • Notes to the Text 293
  • Works Cited in the Notes 305
  • Works Recommended for Further Study 309
  • Additional Architectural References 313
  • Additional Information about the Photographs 317
  • Index 319
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