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  1. War of the Worlds What About Peace?Bruno Latour, Charlotte Bigg & John Tresch - 2002
     
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    “Matter No More”: Edgar Allan Poe and the Paradoxes of Materialism.John Tresch - 2016 - Critical Inquiry 42 (4):865-898.
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    Technological World‐Pictures.John Tresch - 2007 - Isis 98 (1):84-99.
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    In a Solitary Place: Raymond Roussel’s Brain and the French Cult of Unreason.John Tresch - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 35 (2):307-332.
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    In a Solitary Place: Raymond Roussel's Brain and the French Cult of Unreason.John Tresch - 2004 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part C: Studies in History and Philosophy of Biological and Biomedical Sciences 35 (2):307-332.
    French surrealist author Raymond Roussel’s novel Locus solus depicted a brain-in-a-vat apparatus in which the head of the revolutionary orator Georges Danton was reanimated and made to speak. This scene of mechanically-produced language echoes Roussel’s own method of quasi-mechanical literary production as presented in How I wrote certain of my books. Roussel’s work participates in a wider fascination in modern French thought with the fragile connection, or violent disjuncture, between the body and mind. This paper discusses a number of instances (...)
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    On Going Native: Thomas Kuhn and Anthropological Method.John Tresch - 2001 - Philosophy of the Social Sciences 31 (3):302-322.
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    The Daguerreotype’s First Frame: François Arago’s Moral Economy of Instruments.John Tresch - 2007 - Studies in History and Philosophy of Science Part A 38 (2):445-476.
    This paper examines the meanings of the daguerreotype for the astronomer and physicist who introduced it to the world, François Arago. The regime of knowledge production which held sway at the birth of photography implied an alternative view of the moral and political implications of machines from that usually suggested by discussions of ‘mechanization’. Instead of celebrating detachment, instantaneity, transparency and abstraction, Arago understood instruments and human citizens as dynamic mediators which necessarily modify the forces they transmit. His moral economy (...)
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    The Order of the Prophets: Series in Early French Social Science and Socialism.John Tresch - 2010 - History of Science 48 (3-4):3-4.
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    The Compositor's Reversal: Typography, Science, and Creation in Poe's Narrative of Arthur Gordon Pym.John Tresch - 2018 - History and Theory 57 (4):8-31.
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    Robert Mitchell. Experimental Life: Vitalism in Romantic Science and Literature. Viii + 309 Pp., Illus., Bibl., Index. Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 2013. $55. [REVIEW]John Tresch - 2015 - Isis 106 (1):196-197.
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