Minds Bodies Machines 1770 1930

This book explores the impact of technology upon conceptions of language, consciousness, human cognition, and the boundaries between materialist and esoteric sciences.

Minds  Bodies  Machines  1770 1930

It is during the nineteenth-century, the age of machinery, that we begin to witness a sustained exploration of the literal and discursive entanglements of minds, bodies, machines. This book explores the impact of technology upon conceptions of language, consciousness, human cognition, and the boundaries between materialist and esoteric sciences.

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Minds, Bodies, Machines, 1770-1930
Language: en
Pages: 230
Authors: D. Coleman, H. Fraser
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2011-04-11 - Publisher: Springer

It is during the nineteenth-century, the age of machinery, that we begin to witness a sustained exploration of the literal and discursive entanglements of minds, bodies, machines. This book explores the impact of technology upon conceptions of language, consciousness, human cognition, and the boundaries between materialist and esoteric sciences.
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Pages: 252
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Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-03-15 - Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield

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Language: en
Pages: 191
Authors: Abraham P. DeLeon
Categories: Education
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Pages: 208
Authors: Jon Day
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2020-08-18 - Publisher: Edinburgh University Press

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Language: en
Pages: 269
Authors: Jonathan Potter
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-09-22 - Publisher: Springer

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