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MIT4_607F09_lec10 - was to take place during the span of...

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4.607 Thinking About Architecture: In History and at Present Instructor: Prof. Mark Jarzombek TA: Ana María León M: 9.30 12.30 LECTURE NOTES FROM November 11 Psychology and phenomenology emerged as ‘modern’ theoretical positions more or less at the same time. But whereas psychology entered architecture mainstream after WWII, (1950s 70s), phenomenology entered architectural mainstream only during the mid 1970s. Whereas Psychology emphasizes the ‘us’, Phenomenology emphasis the integrity of the Self. It is anti metaphysical in a different way than Enlightenment Reason in that it does not offer any binding agent of society. Edmund Husserl (1859 1938) is seen as the founder of phenomenology. Individuals were expected to develop a “Life/World” the prime characteristic of which was “research” but not in the conventional scientific sense, but in a personal sense. This “research”
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Unformatted text preview: was to take place during the span of life itself. General Theme: Phenomenology Enlightenment phenomenology anti metaphysical a metaphysical (not metaphysical) a metaphysical GOD? World research intensity social 19 th century interaction aesthetics designing things FORM production science empathy Erfahrung authentic / wisdom long time (natural science) visual = (Vischer) industrial production MIT OpenCourseWare http://ocw.mit.edu 4.607 Thinking About Architecture: In History and at Present Fall 2009 For information about citing these materials or our Terms of Use, visit: http://ocw.mit.edu/terms ....
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This note was uploaded on 11/10/2011 for the course ARCH 4.500 taught by Professor Lawrencesass during the Fall '08 term at MIT.

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