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By Lewis Mumford

Lewis Mumford — architectural critic, theorist of expertise, urbanist, cultural critic, historian, biographer, and thinker — used to be the writer of just about thirty books, lots of which expounded his perspectives at the perils of city sprawl and a society enthusiastic about “technics.”

In those lectures brought at Columbia college in 1951, Mumford explores the moral difficulties that drove all of his writings on paintings, know-how and urbanism: the severing of the bonds of fellowship and neighborhood in complicated business society; the waning feel of a public reliable and the ensuing ethical quandary of recent existence; the cultural divide isolating an instrumental language of strategy from the symbolic language of aesthetic event; and the plight of ‘personality’ in a bureaucratic age.

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