Matthew Crawford – political philosopher and motorcycle repairman – has published an important new book entitled Shop Class as Soul Craft. The book has already been exerpted in the New York Times Magazine and is beginning to be discussed widely in various venues. Tomorrow Matt will be appearing on the Diane Rehm Show, which is broadcast in the D.C. area between 10 a.m. and noon.
Front Porch Republic will feature a symposium on Matt’s book in about a month’s time, featuring a number of our regular contributors as well as invited guests. Stay tuned! And, in the meantime, pick up a copy of Matt’s book. It’s first rate.
Update: A recording of Matt’s discussion with Diane Rehm is now available online. Check it out.