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Hawking incorporated : Stephen Hawking and the anthropology of the knowing subject / Helene Mialet.

By: Mialet, HélèneMaterial type: TextTextPublication details: Chicago : The University of Chicago Press, 2012, ©2012. Description: 1 online resource (1 volume)Content type: text Media type: computer Carrier type: online resourceISBN: 9780226522296; 0226522296Subject(s): Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 | Hawking, Stephen, 1942-2018 | Physicists -- Great Britain | People with disabilities in science | Communication in science | Self-help devices for people with disabilities | Mind and body | SCIENCE -- Energy | SCIENCE -- Mechanics -- General | SCIENCE -- Physics -- General | Communication in science | Mind and body | People with disabilities in science | Physicists | Self-help devices for people with disabilities | Great BritainGenre/Form: Electronic books. | Electronic books. Additional physical formats: Print version:: Hawking incorporated.DDC classification: 530.092 LOC classification: QC16.H33 | M53 2012ebOnline resources: Click here to access online
Contents:
The assistants and the machines -- The students -- The diagrams -- The media -- Reading Hawking's presence -- An interview with a self-effacing man -- At the beginning of forever -- Archiving Hawking -- The thinker -- Hawking meets Hawking -- Conclusion: a recurring question -- From exemplum to cipher.
Summary: These days, the idea of the cyborg is less the stuff of science fiction and more a reality, as we are all, in one way or another, constantly connected, extended, wired, and dispersed in and through technology. One wonders where the individual, the person, the human, and the body are-or, alternatively, where they stop. These are the kinds of questions Hélène Mialet explores in this fascinating volume, as she focuses on a man who is permanently attached to assemblages of machines, devices, and collectivities of people: Stephen Hawking. Drawing on an extensive and in-depth series of interviews wi.
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Includes bibliographical references and index.

The assistants and the machines -- The students -- The diagrams -- The media -- Reading Hawking's presence -- An interview with a self-effacing man -- At the beginning of forever -- Archiving Hawking -- The thinker -- Hawking meets Hawking -- Conclusion: a recurring question -- From exemplum to cipher.

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These days, the idea of the cyborg is less the stuff of science fiction and more a reality, as we are all, in one way or another, constantly connected, extended, wired, and dispersed in and through technology. One wonders where the individual, the person, the human, and the body are-or, alternatively, where they stop. These are the kinds of questions Hélène Mialet explores in this fascinating volume, as she focuses on a man who is permanently attached to assemblages of machines, devices, and collectivities of people: Stephen Hawking. Drawing on an extensive and in-depth series of interviews wi.

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