Patrick Geddes’s Intellectual Origins

Murdo Macdonald writes about his book Patrick Geddes’s Intellectual Origins (Edinburgh University Press, 2020)

I have been exploring Patrick Geddes’s work in a serious way since 1992 when I edited a Geddes edition of Edinburgh Review. The idea of writing a book grew over the years but the real issue was finding the right focus. Geddes is a wonderfully complex thinker who achieved a great deal in areas as diverse as botany, geography, ecology, sociology, urban planning and cultural activism. Read more