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Michel de Certeau

L'invention du quotidien: Tome I - Arts de faire


La Raison technicienne croit savoir comment organiser au mieux les choses et les gens, assignant à chacun une place, un rôle, des produits à consommer. Mais l'homme ordinaire se soustrait en silence à cette conformation. Il invente le quotidien gréce aux arts de faire, ruses subtiles, tactiques de résistance par lesquelles il détourne les objets et les codes, se réapproprie l'espace et l'usage à sa façon. Tours et traverses, manières de faire des coups, astuces de chasseurs, mobilités, mises en récit et trouvailles de mots, mille pratiques inventives prouvent, à qui sait les voir, que la foule sans qualité n'est pas obéissante et passive, mais pratique l'écart dans l'usage des produits imposés, dans une liberté buissonnière par laquelle chacun téche de vivre au mieux l'ordre social et la violence des choses.

Michel de Certeau, le premier, restitua les ruses anonymes des arts de faire, cet art de vivre la société de consommation. Vite devenues classiques, ses analyses pionnières ont inspiré historiens, philosophes et sociologues.

Format: Paperback
Published: in France in 1990
Publisher: Gallimard
Pages: 416
Language: French
ISBN 13: 9782070325764
ISBN 10: 2070325768

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L'invention du quotidien: Tome I - Arts de faire