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The Resource The restless clock : a history of the centuries-long argument over what makes living things tick, Jessica Riskin

The restless clock : a history of the centuries-long argument over what makes living things tick, Jessica Riskin

Label
The restless clock : a history of the centuries-long argument over what makes living things tick
Title
The restless clock
Title remainder
a history of the centuries-long argument over what makes living things tick
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Riskin
Creator
Author
Subject
Language
eng
Cataloging source
ICU/DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Riskin, Jessica,
Dewey number
147
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • plates
Index
index present
LC call number
Q175.32.V65
LC item number
R57 2015
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Vitalism
  • Mechanism (Philosophy)
  • Life (Biology)
  • Science
Label
The restless clock : a history of the centuries-long argument over what makes living things tick, Jessica Riskin
Instantiates
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-531) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Huxley's joke, or the problem of agency in nature and science -- Machines in the garden -- Descartes among the machines -- The passive telescope or the restless clock -- The first androids -- The adventures of Mr. Machine -- Dilemmas of a self-organizing machine -- Darwin between the machines -- The mechanical egg and the intelligent egg -- Outside in -- History matters
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 548 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780226302928
Lccn
2015019941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn907147512
  • 1603516
  • (OCoLC)907147512
Label
The restless clock : a history of the centuries-long argument over what makes living things tick, Jessica Riskin
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 465-531) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Huxley's joke, or the problem of agency in nature and science -- Machines in the garden -- Descartes among the machines -- The passive telescope or the restless clock -- The first androids -- The adventures of Mr. Machine -- Dilemmas of a self-organizing machine -- Darwin between the machines -- The mechanical egg and the intelligent egg -- Outside in -- History matters
Dimensions
24 cm
Extent
xiii, 548 pages, 8 unnumbered pages of plates
Isbn
9780226302928
Lccn
2015019941
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • n
Other physical details
illustrations (some color)
System control number
  • ocn907147512
  • 1603516
  • (OCoLC)907147512

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