The Restless Clock: A History of the Centuries-Long Argument over What Makes Living Things Tick cover
The Restless Clock: A History of the Centuries-Long Argument over What Makes Living Things TickUniversity Of Chicago Press, 2016

An exploration into how the automata of early modern Europe can be seen as models for the new science of living things, tracing questions of science and agency through Descartes, Leibniz, Lamarck, and Darwin, among others.

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