The Paradox of the Automaton: From Diderot to Cybernetics

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A concise and provocative history of the idea of automata from Diderot to the present. She argues that the automaton is the cornerstone of modern knowledge and its powers.

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Montréal: Université du Québec a Montréal, Département d'études littéraires, 1997.

Date

08/01/2017

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Citation

Martineau, Julie, “The Paradox of the Automaton: From Diderot to Cybernetics,” Legacies of the Enlightenment, accessed May 25, 2024, http://enlightenmentlegacies.org/items/show/83.