Table of contents for French architects and engineers in the Age of Enlightenment / Antoine Picon ; translated by Martin Thom.


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List of Figures
Acknowledgements
1. General Remarks
2. The Classical Tradition
3. The Impact of the Enlightenment on Architecture
4. 'Towards a Classical Architecture' Jacques-Francois Blondel and the 'Cours d'architecture'
5. The Engineers' 'System'
6. The Principles  of Training and the Economy of Knowledge
7. Stability and Construction
8. Pierre Patte and the Concept of the Rational Town
9. A Productive Countryside
10. From the Revolutionary 'Genius' to  Neo-Classicism
Conclusion
Appendix
Biographical
Notes.


Library of Congress subject headings for this publication: Neoclassicism (Architecture) France, Architecture Philosophy, Engineering Philosophy, France Intellectual life 18th century