At a glance:
- Author: Christopher Alexander
- First Published: 2003
- Type of Work: Fine arts, science, environment, philosophy, and psychology
- Time of Work: From antiquity to 2003
- Setting: The world
- Genres: Nonfiction, Philosophy, Science and technology, Arts, Psychology
- Subjects: Art or artists, Human race, Beauty, Environment or environmental health, Mathematics or mathematicians, Architecture or architects, Construction or construction workers, Buildings, Geometry
- Locales: Earth
At the beginning of the twenty-first century, many people have identified significant problems with modern culture, ranging from superficiality, materialism, and greed and dehumanizing forces of technology to rampant destruction of humanity and the environment. A substantial body of literature has arisen that offers solutions to these problems and visions of how to return to the “real,” to basic values that emphasize respect for the self, for others, and for the world.
In The Nature of Order, Christopher Alexander presents another voice of criticism and distress. As...
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