This text outlines a philosophical account of architecture and attempts to establish the singularity of architectural practice and theory. The essays touch on issues as wide ranging as the problem of memory, the work of Eisenman and the dystopias of science fiction.
Andrew Benjamin is Professor of Critical Theory and Philosophical Aesthetics at Monash University, Australia. His previous publications include: Writing Art and Architecture(Re: press, 2010) Of Jews and Animals (Edinburgh University Press, 2010), Style and Time: Essays on the Politics of Appearance (Northwestern UP, 2006), Disclosing Spaces: On Painting (Clinamen Press, 2004), Philosophy's Literature (Clinamen Press, 2001) and Present Hope: Philosophy, Aesthetics, Judaism (Routledge, 1997). He was elected a Fellow of the Australian Academy of the Humanities in 2005.